Guests including Isabelle Huppert and Jane Birkin admired the French New Wave director’s gold statuette.
Some 500 tickets will be available for purchase with a suggested donation of 1,000 pounds each.
PETA on Tuesday responded to the move in a statement encouraging consumers who are concerned about animal welfare to call for the ban on fur production in France.
The colder temps can’t stop a New Yorker’s shopping spirit.
Men’s will move slightly to abut the women’s shows, creating one big dual-gender event Feb. 5 to 14.