WASHINGTON, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Complementary in design, amoebic floral designs adroitness the newest stamps offered by the U.S. Postal Service. The Contemporary Boutonniere and Garden Boutonniere stamps are accessible for acquirement civic April 2.
The first-day-of-issue commemoration has been canceled due to amusing break guidance.
The Contemporary Boutonniere brand is abnormally ill-fitted for RSVP envelopes generally amid with bells invitations and is absolute for added invitations, acknowledgment notes, announcements or any claimed correspondence. Contemporary Boutonniere is issued as a Forever brand in panes of 20. This brand is consistently according in amount to the accepted First-Class Mail 1-ounce price.
“Two Ounce” printed on the Garden Boutonniere brand denotes it can board the weight of abundant invitations, billowing greeting cards and mailings that crave added postage. Like a Forever stamp, this brand will consistently be accurate for the First-Class Mail 2-ounce rate.
For centuries, boutonnieres — or address flowers, as they were alleged in Britain — were a basic allotment of a well-dressed man’s outfit. A distinct annual affianced to a accessory or amid into a anorak address was allotment of a affable man’s apparel for best of the 20th century. A boutonniere can additionally be beat by a woman who prefers article baby or tailored in design.
The chat “corsage” was beneath from the aboriginal French appellation “bouquets de corsage,” which referred to the bodice of a dress, area baby bouquets were pinned. Corsages were fashionable for circadian abrasion in beforehand centuries, decidedly during the 1700s and 1800s, but gradually they began to be beat mostly on academic occasions.
The boutonniere and boutonniere abide to be fashionable accessories beat at weddings and added appropriate occasions.
The brand artwork appearance avant-garde botanical styles abiding by floral artist Carol Caggiano. An adjustment of a bittersweet mini-cymbidium acclaim bloom, a delicious and a blow of blooming hydrangea absolute with loops of different afraid grass actualize a glassy boutonniere. A cream-colored award entwines a aerosol of baby acceptable roses and a blush ranunculus, absolute with deep-pink heather and seeded eucalyptus, to actualize a chichi botanical presentation for the corsage.
Both arrange were photographed by Renée Comet. Ethel Kessler was the art director.
News of these stamps is actuality aggregate with the hashtags #BoutonniereStamp and #CorsageStamp.
Postal Products Customers may acquirement stamps and added philatelic articles through the Postal Store at usps.com/shopstamps, by calling 800-STAMP24 (800-782-6724), by mail through USA Philatelic, or at Post Office locations nationwide.
Information on acclimation first-day-of-issue postmarks and covers is at usps.com/shop.
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