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Fashion Diary: The British (designers, that is) are coming
Fashion Diary: The British (designers, that is) are coming

London Fashion Week ended a few days ago, but next month, 12 of the city's top designers plan to hit the road, bringing their clothes to Los Angeles in a bid for red carpet stardom. The London Show Rooms Los Angeles is scheduled to take place Oct. 17-19 at a venue to be determined, with celebrities, stylists, retailers and press invited to attend. Jessica de Rothschild is to host a party at her L.A. home to celebrate, and plans are in the works for a customer event as well. Among those planning to show are Erdem Moralioglu, maestro of lace and prints, who is a favorite of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Samantha Cameron, wife of the British prime minister. Marios Schwab,...