While going over the photo gallery in USmagazine.com from the recently concluded Golden Globe Awards, we spotted the name Oliver Tolentino in the credits. Amber Riley, otherwise known as “Mercedes” on Glee, was gorgeous and glammed up in a silver, sparkling, asymmetric gown by the Filipino designer.
Just recently, Sophia Bush, star of One Tree Hill, wore a piña and abaca dress by Oliver to the Golden Globe Awards kick-off party in Los Angeles. Her look bested that of seven others in a poll on Hollywoodlife.com, garnering 86.16% of the votes.
Oliver Tolentino opened his boutique in Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, in 2009 and his creations have since been spotted on Hollywood personalities and TV presenters. In February 2010, he was one of the contestants for the Oscars Designers Challenge. And although he didn’t bag the top prize in the competition, he dressed up around half a dozen distinguished attendees of the Oscars in 2010 and its accompanying parties. Read more >>
Another Filipino designer is finally being worn on Hollywood's red carpet. We look forward to stalking the Oscars!