Born in 1989 initially as a small menswear brand with roots in skate and BMX culture, Bench today is a global fashion brand presenting stylish clothing with a functional edge suited to the needs of 24 hour life. Throughout its evolution, Bench has maintained its uniqueness, and successfully expanded internationally, developing iconic products such as the hoody to remain in tune to the cultural zeitgeist while integrating both womenswear and kids collections. Bench is now renowned as a brand that offers fashionable, comfortable, wearable and timeless pieces.
Bench continues to focus on design features that equip the wearer for a 24 hour lifestyle. Fully rooted in the brand DNA and sustained by a contemporary and functional-led approach to product design, revealing developments in fabric and construction to create collections that meet the demands of modern 24-hour city life. The two core elements of the new product range structure are Life and Performance.
An iconic piece of Bench heritage, the hoodie has been the brands area of expertise since its inception a quarter of a century ago. The Bench hoodie has been a staple wardrobe component for many a city dweller the world over.