VESTIUM + AMANO
VESTIUM + AMANO
The power of sartorial alchemy is ignited with SUPERNATURAL, Vestium’s seminal collaboration with the legendary artist Yoshitaka Amano, whose work has touched the lives of generations. Inspired by the breadth and depth of the spirit world of Amano, Vestium sought out the finest and most imaginative materials possible, ranging from orange peel to seaweed fibers, synchronized with the finest tailoring, silks and cotton blends.
Orders are limited and made to order.
Yoshitaka Amano is a Japanese artist, character designer, illustrator and a theater and film scenic designer and costume designer. He first came into prominence in the late 1960s working on the anime adaptation of Speed Racer. Amano later became the creator of iconic and influential characters such as Gatchaman, Tekkaman: The Space Knight, Hutch the Honeybee and Casshan. In 1982 he went independent and became a freelance artist, finding success as an illustrator for numerous authors, and worked on best-selling novel series, such as The Guin Saga and Vampire Hunter D. He is also known for his commissioned illustrations for the popular video-game franchise Final Fantasy.
Since the 1990s Amano has been creating and exhibiting paintings featuring his iconic retro pop icons in galleries around the world, primarily painting on aluminum box panels with acrylic and automotive paint. He is a 5-time winner of the Seiun Award, and also won the 1999 Bram Stoker Award for his collaboration with Neil Gaiman, Sandman: The Dream Hunters.