Celebrity Maria Menounos wore a red embroidered mermaid gown by Hollywood Filipino designer Oliver Tolentino

Celebrity Maria Menounos wore a red embroidered mermaid gown by Hollywood Filipino designer Oliver Tolentino

Celebrity Maria Menounos wore a red embroidered mermaid gown by Hollywood Filipino designer Oliver Tolentino last night in Los Angeles when she attended the Children’s Hospital Gala: Noche de Niños benefit.  Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman was honored at the benefit.

Tolentino has been worn by celebrities including Jessica Alba, Carrie Underwood, Fergie, Anna Paquin, Freida Pinto, Emmy Rossum, Mayim Bialik, Kelly Preston, Kristin Cavallari, Brittany Snow, Victoria Justice, Giuliana Rancic, Paula Patton, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Kat Dennings, Sophia Bush, and Minnie Driver.

The designer currently is working out of his Makati boutique for the month of October.  For more information, please visit:  www.OliverTolentino.com.

This fall TV season’s new breakout star Gina Rodriguez walked the red carpet at the 2014 Alma Awards last night wearing a gown by Hollywood Filipino designer Oliver Tolentino.  Rodriguez has been called “the next big thing” by the Hollywood Reporter, the “it” breakout star of the season by Entertainment Tonight, and one of this season’s breakout stars by Deadline Hollywood.  Rodriguez has the title role in the buzzed about new show Jane The Virgin.  The show has yet to premiere but already received orders for more episodes, foretelling a likely hit show.   October 13 is the premiere in the U.S.Rodriguez wore Tolentino’s green crepe de chine bustier mermaid gown with peplum.  The ALMA Awards are held annually to recognize American Latino contributions to music, TV, and film.

This year Eva Longoria and Maria Lopez served as co-hosts for the live broadcast. Tolentino, whose gowns regularly appear at the major award shows, has been worn by celebrities including Jessica Alba, Carrie Underwood, Fergie, Anna Paquin, Freida Pinto, Emmy Rossum, Mayim Bialik, Kelly Preston, Kristin Cavallari, Brittany Snow, Victoria Justice, Giuliana Rancic, Paula Patton, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Kat Dennings, and Sophia Bush.The designer currently is working out of his Makati boutique for the month of October.  For more information, please visit:  www.OliverTolentino.com.