Famous designer Oscar de la Renta is to be honored with a new US stamp series
FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to inform all philately enthusiasts that Oscar De La Renta and his iconic fashion pieces are to be marked with a special stamp issue. The philatelic release will include bright items depicting the works of Oscar De La Renta as well as a black-and-white portrait of the designer shot by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.
“The new year is shaping up to be exceptional as the Postal Service continues to produce stamps that celebrate the people, events and cultural milestones that are unique to the history of our great nation,” said Mary-Anne Penner, US Postal Service director, stamp services. “We are very excited to showcase these miniature works of art to help continue telling America's story.”
The pane of 11 stamps will also include 10 details from several of his most exquisite gowns, including a flamenco-style red ruffled dress, a pink-and-gold embroidered gown from his autumn/winter 2013 collection, as well as a number of his floral designs.
The famed designer passed away at the age of 82 after a long battle with cancer. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, the designer became known for his romantic, glamorous styles often associated with Hollywood red carpets. His dresses have been worn by the likes of Amy Adams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Penelope Cruz and Jennifer Garner, and he also designed Amal Alamuddin’s bridal gown for her wedding to George Clooney.
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