THROWBACK: Richard & Lucy for Bench/

A Richard-Lucy Bench apparel shoot by Ronnie Salvacion in the late '90s.

A Richard-Lucy Bench apparel shoot by Ronnie Salvacion in the late ’90s.

They met while shooting a shampoo commercial, sealed their love through a television show, and devoted their love to the country through politics. No living Philippine couple is as adored, celebrated, and committed as eternal Bench endorsers Lucy Torres and Richard Gomez.

As Valentine’s fast approaches, B/BLOG found proof of such an enduring love: contact sheets of a Bench shoot by Ronnie Salvacion dating back to the late ’90s. Almost a decade later, Richard and Lucy renewed their vows with Bench via the Love & Conquer fragrance campaign in 2006, shot by Mark Nicdao. Let these throwbacks inspire a lasting future with somebody.

 

Outtake from the Bench Love & Conquer fragrance campaign (circa 2006) shot by Mark Nicdao.

Outtake from the Bench Love & Conquer fragrance campaign (circa 2006) shot by Mark Nicdao.

Outtake from Bench's Love & Conquer fragrance campaign (circa 2006) shot by Mark Nicdao.

Outtake from Bench’s Love & Conquer fragrance campaign (circa 2006) shot by Mark Nicdao.

International campaign photo of Bench's Love & Conquer fragrance campaign (circa 2006) shot by Mark Nicdao.

International campaign photo of Bench’s Love & Conquer fragrance campaign (circa 2006) shot by Mark Nicdao.

 

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