When the sun goes down: a peek at the making of #BenchUnderTheStars

Photography by Kitkat Pajaro The behind-the-scenes look you’ve been waiting for. You’ve seen campaign, the videos, the billboards on Guadalupe. It’s official: the Bench 30th Anniversary Fashion Show is here. Get ready to breathe in countless muscled bodies, svelte curves, and piercing stares down the runway. Can you handle it? It’s certainly going to be […]

Bench/PRESS: “Fashionable Filipinas” Book Launch

To love the motherland is to love the women who have built it. Much more if those women carried the nation on the strong, high shoulders of their ternos.

THE NAKED TRUTH, STRIPPED: Exclusive Backstage Photos & Interviews

While everyone seems to have an opinion about the Naked Truth, only its bearers have the body of evidence. To dig up the reality behind the glitz, B/BLOG sent photographer JL Javier backstage to capture the show stripped and vulnerable moments before the onset of thumping house and the gleam of overhead lights. We also got […]

Bench Meets Wesley Machado

In the early 2000s, the Brazilians had invaded local fashion. While many of them were “Brapanese” models that banked on their effortless abs, half-Asian accessibility, and quickness to learn Tagalog, there’s Wesley Machado, who saw more promise in Manila than pouting his way to fame. Leading man looks have made Wesley the ideal male mannequin, […]

B/TV Presents “Insolence” Starring Solenn Heussaff

Fear can be sexy, especially if a photographer like Mark Nicdao is behind it. In B/TV’s aim to keep serving our BENCH audience more visual candy—and thrills—we collaborated with the untouchable photographer on this sexy thriller starring Benchsetter Solenn Heussaff. Press play and we assure your heart will skip a beat. In INSOLENCE, the jaw-droppingly […]

BENCH Denim for a Summer on the Move

It’ll be a summer on the move for B/BLOG. This season, the sun will be beating down hard so we can’t keep still. We’re hitting the road, seeing the sights, and living life with absolute flavor. The best companion for a summer of hot wanderlust is a pair of bright, stretchy, and versatile BENCH jeans. […]

BenchBODY Benchsetters Bring the Summer Heat

With the summer heat settling in, these Benchsetters show us enough reasons to strip down. BenchBODY keeps its Summer 2014 collection light and bright like the season—all fun pieces good enough to walk around in, maybe even ditch the swimsuit for. Now “Live Life with Flavor” and take it off!         SHOP […]

B/TV: BENCH Summer 2014 Endorsers ‘Live Life with Flavor’

In this B/TV exclusive, BENCH’s boys and girls of summer move to the hot beat of the season. With a taste for adventure, our Benchsetters live life with flavor and dance across many a summer destination, from Solenn grooving by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to Enchong bouncing his booty on a beach in […]