A Holiday Wish on Madison Avenue…

…by way of Studio City, CA!

“Both of these lines are gorgeous!”

 -Courtney Yagerman, HUDSON’s fashion director

On November 15, Courtney attended charity fashion show,  A Holiday Wish on Madison Avenue, at the Sportsman’s Lodge for a triple celebration – the introduction of Jayeoni Moore New York, a look at Saurette‘s new Holiday 2009 collection and the good works of the Jayneoni Moore Childrens Fund.

Jayeoni Moore New York

Guests brought art supplies to benefit the Fund, which helps underprivileged children in the Los Angeles, CA area … and were treated to the début of Jayeoni Moore New York, designed by TV personality and celebrity stylist Jayneoni Moore, opening with Holiday 2009, a European-inspired collection of dresses and separates for girls ages two to six.

At the event, Jayeoni hosted the Sweet Hour, where celebrities and guests alike snacked on incredible goodies like cupcakes from the Southland’s Layers Cake Design Studio. The mid-afternoon runway show also featured the new Saurette holiday collection designed by Lisa Kanouse – beautifully detailed appliqué dresses, knit sweaters and tiered ruffled skirts.


A little somethin’-somethin’ about each designer:

Starting in New York with spots on MTV, VH1 and Entertainment Tonight, as well as dressing models backstage at New York Fashion Week for Michael Kors and Oscar de la Renta,  Jayneoni Moore loves to be where fashion and celebrity meet. She moved to Los Angeles and began styling celebrities such as Halle Berry, Vanessa Williams and Courtney Cox.  After having her own little fashionista, Jayneoni set out to create a more fashion forward line of clothing for girls.

Saurette designer Lisa Kanouse with actress Nikki Blonsky

Lisa Kanouse has 18 years of fashion industry experience, including jobs as  freelance photo stylist for the Chicago Tribune and Marshall Fields as well as 10 years creating and producing women’s collections for Saks Off 5th, Macy’s and May Company.  Saurette is the dream collection that Lisa has always wanted to create. Since launching  in March 2009, the response to the brand has been extremely positive with both buyers and customers. Celebrity moms like Joely Fisher, Penelope Ann Miller, Gwyneth Paltrow and Edie Falco all love Saurette for their girls.

A good time was had by all, especially Courtney, who enjoyed meeting the designers and learning about these lovely holiday styles.

-Janet Muniz

Saurette photo credit: Beautiful Life Images

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