safiro LUXURY FASHION MEETS MUSIC
AT THE MONACO CAR RALLY
Indulge in luxury fashion and mesmerising music at the Monaco Car Rally, hosted by Marquise Nicole de Chambrun. This extravagantly chic affair boasts a collection of classic and modern cars and a star-studded red carpet, promising to amaze and enchant you.
Our guests were dazzled on 25 October 2020, as SAFIRO brought together esteemed British brands for an exclusive showcase of their magnificent creations and craftsmanship. Four quintessentially British brands, including David Brown Automotive, Bernardi Music Group, and SAFIRO luxury fashion with couture headpieces by Edwina Ibbotson Millinery presented at this prestigious event.
Join us as we relive the experience of a truly unforgettable day.
LUXURY AT ITS FINEST: CLASSIC CARS AND EXQUISITE FASHION
SAFIRO, a London-based luxury fashion brand focused on sustainability, took part in an exclusive rally of stunning classic cars. A renowned English violinist Andrew Bernardi joined the event and played on a rare Stradivarius violin.
The event started at the Place du Casino in Monaco, winding through breathtaking scenery in the French Alps. They travelled to the historic Florian Chocolate factory at Pont sur Loup where breakfast was served.
It concluded at the elegant Marquise de Chambrun’s estate with a competition of elegance for both cars and participants, followed by a delightful celebratory lunch.
SAFIRO luxury FASHION PRESENTATION
SAFIRO dazzled the event with three stunning luxury outfit ensembles, each one uniquely exquisite. The first wowed in total white featuring the exquisite Loro Piana white cashmere coat, Jade Pearl silk satin top, and White Lily wool trousers and a SAFIRO Peacock brooch. The second ensemble shone in blue with gold and yellow roses adorning a fabulous top and long slit skirt set and a white cashmere cape. The third luxury outfit was a breathtaking Azore Peacock long silk satin dress in a delicate mint hue with gorgeous peacock embroidery adorning the back.
Edwina Ibbotson, London’s premier couture milliner, designed bespoke headpieces to match each SAFIRO outfit and complete their enchanting allure.
The luxury fashion presentation from SAFIRO unfolded amidst the stunning ambience of Marquise Nicole de Chambrun’s immaculate French gardens, evoking a sense of pure enchantment.
Andrew Bernardi’s exquisite musical performance on his enchanting Stradivarius violin captivated the audience during the presentation.
SAFIRO Founder Yulia Shirokova and guest Agnese Upite in SAFIRO outfits.
EXQUISITE AND STYLISH HEADPIECES and accessories
SAFIRO’s exquisite luxury fashion outfits were enhanced by their couture headpieces and fascinators adorned with handcrafted silk flowers, feathers, and embroidered butterflies. Each piece was perfectly tailored to complement the overall look.
Among these stunning accessories, the ‘Bird of a Feather’ couture headpiece stood out with its elegant design. Its long feather, pointed towards the sky, perfectly complemented the all-white ensemble. Furthermore, its circular leather base added an extra touch of sophistication.
Luxury outfits from SAFIRO were further adorned by our handmade crystal brooches.
SHOWCASE OF EXQUISITE CLASSIC AND MODERN CARS
The event was a true feast for the eyes as car enthusiasts, and owners showcased their exquisite creations.
The Marquise de Chambrun trophy was awarded to the stunning Salmson Grand Sport model with a Henri Labourdette body from July 1924.
Meanwhile, the Zepter trophy was won by a Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud from 1956 that once belonged to Marcel Boussac.
The Speedback GT, a remarkable modern classic car inspired by Sixties icons, was presented by David Brown Automotive and bestowed with a special trophy from Florian Chocolate. Crafting this masterpiece took over 8,000 hours of meticulous hand-building by skilled technicians in Silverstone, Great Britain.
a beautiful occasion to remember
Hosting this exclusive event on the French Riviera allowed guests to reconnect with the tradition of prestige and elegance. Marquise Nicole de Chambrun has passion for preserving automotive and cultural heritage was evident.
The collaboration of luxurious and innovative brands created an experience of heritage, beauty, and craftsmanship that was simply fantastic.
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Juan Henri Tamenne and Marquise Nicole de Chambrun for inviting us to showcase our collection at this exclusive occasion.
Having our collection brought to life was truly extraordinary. We feel blessed to have received their invaluable support.
Indulge in the splendour of this magnificent affair by taking a glance at the breathtaking video.