The rebranded event, known until recently as the British Fashion Awards, was held on Monday at Royal Albert Hall.
Analysts brushed off consequences of Renzi's resignation on luxury.
The tailor is seeking $1.9 million in damages, according to his attorney.
The new limited edition timepiece will hit Hublot stores in January.
Paolo Marai feels that it is now up to fashion, design and status to keep watches afloat.
Franck Dubarry has launched an eponymous collection of Swiss-made luxury watches.
Jean-Claude Biver, chief executive officer of Tag Heuer, said it will launch a ladies’ version of its Connected watch next year.
Switzerland’s competition regulator rejected its request to change an agreement governing its deliveries of components to other watchmakers.
Apple Watch maintained its smartwatch lead, but it is not immune to declines in the increasingly diverse global market.
Four people are being held in custody linked to warehouses selling the counterfeit timepieces outside of Paris.
The expo will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street in July.
The Diesel Alrite Watch will be available in a limited number of 555 unique pieces.