Surprise termination might have been prompted by friction prior to scheduled, and postponed, annual meeting.
“Forever Young” could have been the title of the collection, which was an ode to Nineties teenage culture.
Guests including Colin and Livia Firth, Leonard Lauder and Jesse Metcalfe gathered at Mark’s Club in Mayfair on Tuesday night.
She will unveil her first collection for Trussardi during the men’s shows in Milan on Sunday.
In addition, Benjamin Yogel has been elected lead director.
Anand Shah was previously chief operating officer at Threadless.com and was a co-founder of Karmaloop.com.