bring on the con­fetti

THIS YEAR, BENCH IS CEL­E­BRAT­ING ITS MILE­STONE BIRTHDAY BY MOV­ING FOR­WARD WITH ALL-NEW PROD­UCTS, CON­FIRM­ING THAT LIFE DOES BE­GIN AT 30.

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2006 scents And SEN­SI­BIL­I­TIES

Col­lab­o­rat­ing with the big­gest names in show biz— Kris Aquino, power cou­ple Lucy Torres-gomez and Richard Gomez, Pi­olo Pas­cual and Ogie Al­casid—bench re­leases unique fra­grances that cap­ture the moods and per­son­al­i­ties of their co-cre­ators.

LO­CAL designer COLLABS

For five years, Bench worked closely with the best Filipino de­sign­ers to cre­ate sig­na­ture prod­ucts that melded their dis­tinc­tive flair with the brand’s spirit. Dubai-based Michael Cinco cre­ated the Im­pal­pa­ble line, while Les­ley Mobo re­leased the Mobo EDT; both de­sign­ers re­leased lines with Bench Body. Rajo Lau­rel launched his own per­fume line and a jeans col­lec­tion un­der Over­hauled.

2012 PRE­VIEW cover

Bench muses and lo­cal show biz’s most beau­ti­ful faces, such as Georgina Wil­son, Kathryn Bernardo, Is­abelle Daza and Ja­nine Gutierrez, dress down in the brand’s clas­sic white tanks and jeans on the gate­fold cover of our Oc­to­ber 2012 is­sue.

stars GET Benched

In one jam-packed year, in time for its 25th an­niver­sary, Bench lands Joe Jonas, Adam Levine, Liam Hemsworth, Jes­sica Sanchez and Lee Min Ho as en­dorsers. See­ing such big names decked out in lo­cally made cloth­ing as our cars inched along EDSA took our col­lec­tive breath away.

2014 Bench Is A jet­set­ter

Col­lab­o­ra­tions with New York movers and shak­ers, such as milliner Al­ber­tus Swanepoel and mil­i­tary-in­spired menswear brand Cadet, not to men­tion a pre­sen­ta­tion at New York Fash­ion Week for the lat­ter, fur­ther cat­a­pult Bench to newer heights. The brand also presents at Ama­zon Fash­ion Week in Tokyo for the Asian Fash­ion Meets Tokyo show, along­side lo­cal de­sign­ers Carl Jan Cruz, Seth Ba­gasao and Karen Topa­cio.

2015 Bench Gets Book­ish

Bench pays tribute to Filipino crafts­man­ship and style with two books: Love Lo­cal, which con­tains es­says on Philip­pine cul­ture, por­traits of Bench en­dorsers and col­lab­o­ra­tors, and pro­files of Filipino change­mak­ers; and Fash­ion­able Filip­inas, which traces the evo­lu­tion of the terno across 100 years.

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