When it comes to local fashion brands, we all know how Bench marked itself as a popular clothing line in the Philippines. Founded by Ben Chan, the brand succeeded in climbing the fashion ladder to be a globally recognized fashion line! Throughout the years, Bench has invited (and hopefully will keep on inviting) several Korean oppas and unnies to become their brand ambassador!
Check out the list for the K-Celebs who worked with the brand below:
1. Lee Minho
The Boys Over Flowers craze introduced Lee Min Ho to his Filipino fans. He visited Manila for his Bench funmeetings in 2012, 2014-2016! It is no secret how he captured the hearts of everyone through his acting. He recently starred in The King: Eternal Monarch with Kim Go Eun.
2. Super Junior’s Choi Siwon & Lee Donghae
Super Junior’s Donghae and Siwon wowed their Filipino ELFs for their Bench endorsement in 2012 as well. They’ve also meet up with their fans for a funmeet.
2PM’s Nichkhun signed up to be the brand’s ambassador last 2013. He also visited the country to meet his Filipino fans!
4. Park Shin Hye
Park Shin Hye marked her spot to the hearts of her Filipino fans for her roles in the dramas, You’re Beautiful and The Heirs alongside Lee Min Ho. She visited the country in 2017 for her fun meet.
5. Park Hyun Sik
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon star Park Hyung Sik joins the brand’s Global Ambassador list when he worked with Bench last 2019. A lot of his fans gathered in MOA arena for his fun meet!
6. Park Seo Jun
Following Park Hyung Sik, Itaewon Class‘ star Park Seo Jun also visited Manila last 2019 for his funmeet! It was also his first time meeting his Filipino fans!
7. Ji Chang Wook
Ji Chang Wook teaming up with Bench took everyone by a surprise. He immediately followed after Park Seo Jun, and endorsed the brand’s fragrance line.
K-POP girl group TWICE is the brand’s newest female Korean endorser. They even made their Filipino ONCEs fill up the Bench stores for their photo card promo! TWICE made the PH ONCEs happy during their online funmeet!
8. Hyun Bin
Hyun Bin joins the Bench family as one of their endorser! The brand made everyone’s quarantine life during the COVID-19 pandemic brighter with his lovely photos! Hyun Bin made our hearts flutter during his online fan-meeting last July.
9. Byeon Woo Seok
Byeon Woo Seok takes everyone by a surprise as he poses for the brand’s underwear line, BENCH/BODY! Woo Seok shows off his well-formed abs as he confidently models! The actor initially stole our hearts when he starred in Record of Youth alongside Park Bo Gum and Park So Dam.
10. Kim Soo Hyun
Kim Soo Hyun is the newest ambassador for the brand! The It’s Okay to Not Be Okay male lead was easy to identify when Bench released a teaser. Sure enough, the fans are indeed correct wit their guess as he joins the Bench family!
Jerry Yan was the brand’s second international model. He posed for Bench in 2003, where the country got hooked with his role as Dao Ming Si from Meteor Garden.
16 years after the OG Jerry Yan’s visit, Dylan Wang was signed with the brand and visited the country to meet his fans in 2019.
Which Bench endorser is your favorite bes? Which funmeet is your favorite and currently looking forward to?! Share it in the comments below!
All images are from Bench‘s Instagram or outsourced via Google Images.