The Tiger backpack takes centre stage at Contemporary Art Museumin Vienna for the new exhibition entitled; “Magie der vielfalt” (Magic of Diversity) – The MAK as Applied Space of the Future showcases pieces from art and design, contemporary art and architecture. The exhibition runs until 25 March 2012 and you can find out further information by visiting the Museums website.
Fear not, you don’t need to break into the museum to own your own tiger backpack, you can purchase one from our e-shop.
We were visiting Walter in Antwerp to working on the new leather bags for the upcoming Paris Fashion Week. It was a fun road trip, driving through Belgium we’ve spotted Brussels’ Christmas market, the Atomium and even a chocolate Manneken Pis. Very Christmassy indeed!
However, the highlight of the trip was definitely Walter Van Beirendonck’s retrospective exhibition at the MoMu Museum. It is a highly recommended and inspirational show to visit, the exhibition gives you a rare and deep insight into Walter’s world, his colourful career and inspirations. One of the room includes the exact reconstruction of his workspace. Do you need more reason to visit Antwerp? Start packing!!!
Back in September (when we could still feel our toes) the Chris&Tibor team embarked upon a trip to Shanghai and Hangzhou to take part in the British Council’s Smart Talks and exhibition. Smart Talk is the British Council’s programme of cultural events for Shanghai Expo, featuring innovative and inspiring speakers from the UK, introduce British innovations to Asia, allowing the audience a unique insight into the UK education, life and culture.
Always happy to spend time in the East we were glad to receive the invitation, following in the likes of Sir Richard Branson (Virgin Airways), Jimmy Choo (Jimmy Choo shoes) and Sir David Tang (Shanghai Tang).
Check out the photos here, we were exhibiting a selection of bags from the Walter Van Beirendonck collaboration project and Chris Liu womenswear. Brilliant event from the British Council and most importantly: hurrah for British Fashion!
On January 22nd 2010, Walter Van Beirendonck + Chris&Tibor’s first collaboration hit the runway in Paris. A quirky explosion of shapes and colours, the show enticed an audience of Press and celebrities, including Kanye West and sweetheart of the time Amber Rose. The bags featured were a range of belt bags spelling out words from Walter’s ‘read my skin’ theme and striking rocket backpacks. Watch the video now!
Ciara rocks Walter Van Beirendonck+Chris&Tibor Red ‘FLY’ Belt Bag as she hops out the Lamborghini. This is Ciara third video, “Gimmie Dat,” directed by Melina, coming off her upcoming album Basic Instinct. Check out the super dope video.
Walter Van Beirendonck+Chris&Tibor Red ‘FLY’ Belt Bag is available from our online shop.
Chris&Tibor is an award winning London based accessory brand, synonymous with fashion forward, creative, exclusive and luxurious. The brand is also known for its exciting designer collaborations with brands such as Juun.J, Walter Van Beirendonck, Veronique Branquinho and Romain Kremer.