Black Eyed Peas' Fergie wears Pinoy design at New Year show

By Yong Chavez, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau

Posted at Jan 02 2013 08:43 PM | Updated as of Jan 03 2013 04:46 AM

HOLLYWOOD, California -- Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas co-hosted the biggest New Year's Eve TV show in America, "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's eve." The pop star wore a stunning one-shoulder yellow silk chiffon gown.

Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie poses in her Oliver Tolentino gown. Photo courtesy of Tolentino's Twitter account

It was Filipino Designer Oliver Tolentino's creation.

Earlier in 2012, at a Hollywood party, Tolentino met Fergie, who is familiar with Filipino talents because of bandmate

Fergie is just the latest Hollywood star to earn praise for wearing an Oliver Tolentino design.

The year 2012 was a banner year for the designer who has boutiques in Makati and Hollywood.

Tolentino's clients include actresses Anna Paquin, Emmy Rossum, TV host Maria Menounos and "Big Bang Theory" star Melissa Rauch.

"He's just phenomenal. His color is amazing, his fabric is amazing. His design and construction is really incredible," said Rauch.

"Taken" actress Maggie Grace also shone in a Tolentino creation.

The dress made of pina and abaca was a hit at the Global Green USA's 13th annual Sustainable Design Awards.