Salon of Excellence by DeGorsi at Aria Contemporary Art Gallery in Florence, on occasion of the 102nd edition of Pitti Uomo. 
 

Great crowd and even greater selection of top luxury artisanal brands in the second edition of the 2022 theme - Contemporary Art meets contemporary Artisans - conceived by DeGorsi.

All spruced by a fantastic selection of DeGorsi Gin-Earl Grey distilled cocktails. A beautiful banana tree garden of Aria Art Gallery, in the heart of Florence, turned out to be one of the highlights of this edition of PITTI UOMO, thanx to Salon fo Excellence and its participants.

 
We have featured:
 
IGN. Joseph menswear is made in Europe because that’s still, where gentlemen from Shanghai to St. Petersburg and São Paulo look for the finest quality and distinctive style. It is the personal touch, and a bit of flamboyance of Mr.Joseph,  which has done as much to stimulate interest in Italian menswear around the world. IGN. Joseph shirts are still hand-made by Italian artisan shirt-makers, and appreciated by true connoisseurs around the globe.
 
CHIAIA offers traditionally crafted garments to the highest standards with an innovative touch towards the bespoke process in which we try to give our clients a marvelous experience, creating a unique customized style. Our workshop fulfills every single desire, from particular orders, like lining and details in tie silk, hand stitching, initials in gold thread or any other desired particularities just as more conservative and classic suits or blazers.
 
Alessandro Siniscalchi, is at the pinnacle of shirt-making art. This is in fact the only definition possible for a man who turned shirts into creations of a high-quality artisanal bespoke tailoring.Entirely hand-made and made to measure for each client. An important part of Siniscalchi heritage comes directly from the founder Vittorio, and precisely on this foundation, Alessandro created their business, turning it into the art of shirt-making.
 
Antica Barbieria Colla is the most famous barbershop in Milan, known for its prestige, for its traditions and widely recommended by its Italian and International clientele. Founded by Dino Colla in 1904, the Barbershop is the place to indulge hair, beard and mustaches treatments as well as to meet famous people. Today, Francesca Bompieri heads the famous Barbieria, introducing a full range of top quality grooming products and perfumes for real gentlemen. The products used in the shop are created especially for skin treatments. They are prepared following an ancient tradition passed on from owner to owner.
 
Alberto Voglio is a fourth-generation tailor as his family has been in the business since 1907 when his great-grandfather Giuseppe and his brother Pasquale Voglio started working together. Today, Alberto is bearing the torch of excellence, inherited from his father. All trousers coming form their atelier are exclusively hand made to the utmost details. Their style and craftsmanship, are appreciated by sartorial aficionados worldwide.
 
Viola Milano was founded in Milan, born to create and design the world’s most timeless, elegant and understated luxury collection of handmade men’s ties and accessories.By combining the best Italian craftsmanship, superb luxury fabrics, impeccable fit with an understated Italian cut, Viola Milano is today known as the “Rolls Royce” of Italian clothing & accessories.
 
Alex Dordevic
 
 
 
 
 
Pitti Uomo Firenze, January 11 and 12, 2022
 
24 hours of Elegance - The Monograph presented at the Unicredit Pavillion on occasion of the Pitti Uomo, followed by Salon of Excellence at Aria Art Gallery. 
 

Following the book launch, the latest edition of Salon of Excellence was an event to remember at Aria Art Gallery in the heart of Florence. Numerous guests, luxury industry professionals, media and fashionistas, celebrated the finest artisans and sartorial art. World renowned sartorial

masters, Sciamat, has presented their newest line VIBE to style cognoscenti, while artisanal mavens, Maison Siniscalchi featured their amazing creations, bespoke shirts all of which made by hand. Florence’s very own Saskia showed the most beautiful selection of hand made shoes, exclusively bespoke. Viola Milano featured their latest selection of silk ties and accessories. In the avant-garde setting of Aria Art Gallery, surrounded by stunning pieces of contemporary art, guests enjoyed DeGorsi Gin cocktails, exclusively created on the spot by the leading mixologist in Florence.
 
 
 
 
24 HOURS of ELEGANCE MONOGRAPH launch at Camps de Luca in Paris, France -  November 25 -27, 2021
 
End of November is reserved for the PARISIAN launch of the 24 Hours of Elegance 10th Anniversary Monograph. It will take place at the temple of french elegance - Atelier of the preeminent Maison Camps de Luca - in conjunction with fabled cloth maker Lanificio Cerruti On the occasion, apart from browsing the book, discussing tailoring intricacies or commanding a Camps de Luca bespoke wonder, Lanificio Cerruti will present their latest collection of the exclusive Finissimo Super 180s cloth.
 
 
 
 
 
24 HOURS of ELEGANCE MONOGRAPH launch at Camps de Luca in Paris, France - November 25 -27, 2021
 

End of November 2021, was reserved for the PARISIAN launch of the 24 Hours of Elegance 10th Anniversary Monograph. The partners and the venue were one of a kind - temple of french elegance - Atelier of the preeminent maison Camps de Luca, located a stone throw from the Louvre - partnering with the fabled cloth maker Lanificio Cerruti from Biella, Italy.

The elegant event kicked off with a champagne & Ultreia caviar cocktail, especially shipped from Amur region for the occasion, while distinguished guests, hailed from the world of international business, politics and media were browsing the 24 hours of Elegance Monograph book and discussing tailoring intricacies with Camps de Luca’s patron Marc de Luca with scions Charles and Julien, experts in haute couture tailoring. Following into the weekend, a special trunk show at Atelier de Luca, brought distinguished clients an opportunity to command the new suit with the latest Lanificio Cerruti’s exclusive Finissimo Super 180’s cloth.

 
 
 
 
 
October 22, 2021 - Global Launch of the 24 hours of Elegance - The Monograph at ASI pavilion The event took place at the Auto e Moto d’Epoca classic car fair in Padua, Italy, the largest classic car fair in this part of Europe. It was the perfect backdrop for the 24 hours of Elegance book launch at the Italian Classic Car Federation ASI pavilion.
We thank ITALIAN classic Car Federation - ASI for their patronage and CAMET - Tuscan Classic Car Federation for their relentless support.
 
During the 24 hours of Elegance book launch and the event Presentation under the patronage of the Italian Classic Car Federation ASI, important personalities of the international classic car scene joined us at Auto e Moto d’Epoca classic car fair in Padua, Italy on October 22. Present were Dr.Alberto Scuro, President of ASI, Ing. Giuliano Bensi, President of CAMET, DeGorsi, Arch. Marco Rodda, director of ASI international collaboration commission , Ugo Amodeo, President of @coppadellaperugina , Arch.Corrado Lopresto, President of @lopresto.official , Dr.Giorgio Andrian of UNESCO.
 
 
Global Launch of the 24 hours of Elegance - The Monograph at the Auto e Moto d’Epoca classic car fair in Padua, Italy, on Friday, October 22 at 11 o’clock at ASI pavilion! The largest classic car fair in this part of Europe, will be the perfect backdrop for the 24 hours of Elegance book launch at the Italian Classic Car Federation ASI pavilion. We thank ITALIAN classic Car Federation - ASI for their patronage and CAMET - Tuscan Classic Car Federation for their relentless support.
 
 
 
 
Italian Institute of Culture in Belgrade September 30-October 8, 2021.
 
New event and exhibition on occasion of the 10th Anniversary of 24 hours of Elegance and the launch of the Monograph.
 
Dr.Roberto Cincotta, head of Italian Cultural Institute (IIC) in Belgrade with Alex Dordevic, founder of the 24 hours of Elegance during the opening gala of Bello&BenFatto
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Italian Institute of Culture in Belgrade September 30-October 8, 2021.
 
New event and exhibition on occasion of the 10th Anniversary of 24 hours of Elegance and the launch of the Monograph.
 
 
 
 
24 hours of Elegance – a monograph on Excellence by Alex Dordevic of DeGorsi
 

€99,00

 
An indispensable vademecum of the world of excellence and elegance. Selection of the finest craftsmen from the style epicenters of the world, handpicked by Alex Dordevic of DeGorsi, featuring bespoke tailors – Rubinacci, Camps de Luca, Sciamat, Cifonelli, Liverano, A.Caraceni, Kilgour, Panico, Edward Sexton, and Chiaia; shoemakers – GJ Cleverley, Saint Crispin’s, Stefano Bemer, Corthay, Aubercy, Rivolta; shirtmakers,  accessories and woolen mills such as Siniscalchi, Marol, Viola Milano, Vitale Barberis Canonico, Lanificio Cerruti etc. Plus the finest classic cars winners of the 24 hours of Elegance – Concours d’Elegance coming from major collections such as Lopresto, Saulius Karosas, CAMET, Touring Superleggera, Tiriac Collection, Livon collection etc.
 
 

Contents List

      • 280 pages
      • over 300 illustrations
      • English language
      • Released in 2020
      • W 25.5 x L 30.8 x D 3cm
      • Hand-bound limited edition
      • ISBN:
      • 2.5 kg

About the Author:

Alex Dordevic is the founder of DeGorsi Luxury consulting and creator of the 24 hours of Elegance – Concours d’Elegance and Salon of Excellence event, held annually at the Royal Palace in Belgrade, Serbia since 2011. Year after year, he has gathered the finest artisans of the bespoke elegance and excellence in craftsmanship, along with the selection of superb classic cars, creating a memorable lifestyle event that echoed around the world. Mr.Dordevic has a background in marketing and tv production, along with his lifetime passion for finer things in life.

 
 
A beautiful guide to the world of bespoke excellence, with a selection of hand-picked world-class artisans in fields of bespoke tailoring, shoemaking, and finer things in life, gathered by Alex Dordevic, founder and chairman of 24 hours of Elegance – Concours dElegance and Salon of Excellence event, held annually since 2011 at the Royal Palace in Belgrade. The book is divided into two parts – the first dedicated to top artisans of the bespoke world and the second to the finest classic cars, winners of Concours d’Elegance, held at Belgrade Waterfront since 2011. Each year is introduced by world-renowned authorities on style, elegance, and craftsmanship such as Nino Cerruti, James Sherwood (author of The Perfect Gentleman), Franz Botre (Arbiter magazine), Hugo Jacomet (author of Parisian Gentleman), Bernhard Roetzel (author of Gentleman), Wei Koh (The Rake), Fabio Attanasio (Bespoke Dudes), Yoshimi Hasegawa (author of Bespoke Style), and Matt Hranek( WM Brown magazine).
 
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