How often do we have the opportunity to talk about the luxury of 10,000 years ago?
24 hours of Elegance by CHIVAS, presents brand Melina
City of Belgrade will host the 7th edition of the finest classic car and culture of excellence event in Southeast Europe, the „24 hours of Elegance - Concoursd’Elegance& Salon of Excellence”, from September 1-3, in partnership with Belgrade Waterfront, Grand Casino Belgrade and in synergy with Serbian Federation of Historic Vehicles (FIVA Member).
The event is chaired by its founder Alex Djordevic of DeGorsi Luxury consulting and will be held under the patronage of the Royal Family of Serbia.
24 hours of Elegance by CHIVAS, is an international event dedicated to the prestigious brands, synonymous with supreme quality of manufacture & craftsmanship of details. Guests will share their passion for classic cars, elegance, style and refinement.
The opening gala will take place at the White Palace, on Friday, September 1, 2017, in presence of Their Royal Highnesses, Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, with the unveiling of MASTERS OF EXCELLENCE exhibition, presented by the renowned ARBITER magazine. This year’s edition is dedicated to the Parisian style championed by supreme maisons, renowned for their artisanship, such as CAMPS de LUCA bespoke tailors from Paris, superb bespoke shoemakers AUBERCY, the finest handmade leatherwear by Melina of Naples, and the exclusive cloth makers DORMEUIL. The gala is held with support of G.H. MUMM champagne.
Based in Naples, Sartoria Melina is probably the only bespoke leather manufacturer in Europe and most certainly the finest one.
Its patron, Carmela Montuoro, entered the world of tailoring at very tender age, and swiftly realized that precision and attention on details is paramount. With leather there is no place for errors. Each needle point is visible and this it must be immaculate.
So, since 2010, counting thirty years of sewing and embroidery experience, Sartoria Melina is creating uniquely beautiful, exquisitely crafted bespoke leather garments for the most discerning clients, specializing in jackets and coats, made with finest hides and exotic leathers. Each piece is a true testament of top level craftsmanship.
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