CHIVAS 24 hours of Elegance 2018 BY AUDI presents UGLYS

The Royal Palace of Belgrade and the Belgrade Waterfront palace will host the 8th edition of the finest classic car and culture of excellence event in Southeast Europe, the „CHIVAS 24 hours of Elegance - Concours d’Elegance & Salon of Excellence”, from September 7-9, powered by AUDI, in partnership with Belgrade Waterfront , and in synergy with the 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, in uniquely fascinating setting of the Royal Palace and the Belgrade Waterfront development. 

The opening gala will take place at the White Palace, on Friday, September 7, 2018, with the unveiling of MASTERS OF EXCELLENCE exhibition, presented by the renowned ARBITER magazine. The gala is held with support of G.H. MUMM champagne.This year’s edition is dedicated to the Neapolitan masters of elegance championed by superlative craftsmen, renowned for their artisanship, such as Sartoria Panico headed by Antonio PANICO, the iconic bespoke tailor from Naples, superb bespoke shoemakers DUCAL of Florence, famous shirtmakers MAROL from Bologna, renowned cloth makers DRAGO from Biella, Italy.

As well we are showing emergnig brands that have excellent product such as hand-made to order luggage by Ugly’s, Abadi oriental perfumes of highest quality and The Bespoke Dudes eyewear, appreciated by style aficionados around the world. Keynote speech about elegance will be delivered by the acclaimed German author Bernhard Roetzel, creator of the world acclaimed book Gentleman-a timeless guide to fashion. Exclusively, guests will have the opportunity to attend the premiere of the latest AUDI Q8.This year’s guest of honor is Princess Olga Romanoff, one of last descendants of the Imperial Russian family.

The star of this SALON OF EXCELLENCE, conferences and exhibitions dedicated to excellence in craftsmanship, which will be held on September 8 at the Belgrade Waterfront salon in Karađorđeva street starting at 3pm, is also:


UGLYS bags are a spirited combination of versatility and sophistication. The silhouettes are classic and dynamic, providing something for everyone and leaving the ultimate style interpretation up to the customer.

TRAVEL AND LEISURE HAND-MADE LEATHER BAG, IMPECCABLY CRAFTED IN ITALY, DESIGNED BY YOU. We don't do collections, nor we maintain inventory stocks. Every single UGLYS is a unique one, totally customized and timeless: you can easlily define style, color and finishing of each bag to have a product that represents the true essence of yourself.

The quality of our handwork compares to the finest European fashion houses. Our exquisite leathers are produced in Santa Croce sull’Arno near Florence, region famous worldwide for the tanning of superior leather.

They are then sent to Naples, where fine leather goods have been handcrafted for centuries and where impeccable sartorial elegance is rooted in the culture.

Our timeless and infinite collection of leather bags offers the classic lines and functional luxury that appeal to both men and women. Everything we make is custom, produced by hand according to your design and impeccably crafted with the very finest materials.

This bespoke process means your bag reflects your personal aesthetic instead of random seasonal trends or a stylist’s whim.

We thought that such an original approach deserved an equally unique name so we came up with one that turns the usual conventions upside down: UGLYS. With this revolutionary brand, we usher in a new era that empowers the individual to define what is beautiful.

IItalian artistry is synonym with beauty quality and tradition. That’s why our artisans are carefully selected beyond the average Italian craftsmen, we included only those artisans who’s families have lived and breathed this craft for generations.

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