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.
He most recently served as chief executive officer and general manager of Coty Prestige in Italy.
America’s best-known couturier will be the focus of the Institute’s upcoming spring exhibition.
Nature, nostalgia and neon lights are just a few of the themes behind the spring collections.
For the first time, the black-and-white image is a self-portrait.
The new series kicked off this month with a capsule collection from jewelry designer Melissa Joy Manning.
The display, which is slated to run through Monday, celebrates the arrival of a series of Just Cavalli iPhone cases, clutches and pouches.