London designers celebrate return of grown-up glamour, easy elegance

A model presents a creation from Barbara Casasola Autumn/Winter 2014 collection during London Fashion WeekBy Li-mei Hoang and Brenda Goh LONDON (Reuters) – Oversized coats, sheer blouses and slinky cocktail dresses heralded the return of grown-up glamour on the catwalk on Tuesday at London Fashion Week, where the city is looking to cement its reputation as a global showcase for emerging talent. Tom Ford, Jasper Conran and Marios Schwab celebrated the female form in their autumn/winter 2014 collections with figure-hugging dresses, sleek pencil skirts and tailored jackets in luxurious fabrics like fur, wool, cashmere and silk. … USA, LLC