Sneak peek: Kapamilya stars' summer fashion


Posted at Jan 30 2013 07:21 PM | Updated as of Feb 04 2013 07:13 PM

Gretchen Barretto, Richard Gomez fragrances announced

MANILA, Philippines -- Several Kapamilya stars are donning bright colors to welcome the summer as part of a local clothing line's latest ad campaign.

Dubbed "Summer Break 2013," the summer ad campaign of the lifestyle brand Bench taps several ABS-CBN talents to pose in its latest line of casual wear and underwear.

In a behind-the-scenes look at the campaign's photo shoot (above), Kapamilya celebrities like Piolo Pascual and Kim Chiu are seen wearing a denim polo and a pink shirt-and-yellow shorts combo, respectively.

Other ABS-CBN stars who will be seen in "Summer Break 2013" are Julia Montes, Kathryn Bernardo, Joseph Marco, Angeline Quinto, Billy Crawford, Rayver Cruz, Enchong Dee, Ella Cruz, Sam Concepcion, Jason Franciso, Melai Cantiveros, Jessy Mendiola, Diether Ocampo and Shaina Magdayao.

Stars seen sporting Bench's signature swimwear-inspired undergarments are Jake Cuenca, Karylle, Georgina Wilson, Lovi Poe, Enzo Pineda, Benjamin Alves, Bela Padilla, and Jennylyn Mercado.

Other celebrities and models who are taking part in the campaign are Borgy Manotoc, Catriona Gray, Pauline Prieto, Valerie Weigman, Vince Ferraren, Pancho Magno, Carla Abellana, Anthony and David Semerad, Isabelle Daza, Aljur Abrenica, Rocco Nacino, Richard Gutierrez, and Sarah Lahbati.

Gretchen Barretto's new fragrance "Greta" is among Bench's new celebrity scents. Photo courtesy of the official website of Bench

Coinciding with the introduction of "Summer Break 2013" is the announcement of Bench's latest celebrity scents.

According to the local brand's official website, five new fragrances has been added to its line-up of celebrity perfumes.

"Princess and I" actress Gretchen Barretto is behind the scent dubbed "Greta," while Leyte congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez helped in formulating "Love." The former model's husband, Richard Gomez, also has his own packaged scent called "Conquer."

Singer Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, meanwhile, birthed the fragrances "Reigne" and "Songbird." Her husband, Ogie Alcasid, on the other hand, made "OPM."