This new royal stamp collection celebrates the British fashion industry. In the flurry of ‘British’ themed tat swamping the UK, it’s easy to miss souvenirs that actually are quite special.
Royal Stamp of Approval for British Fashion
The Royal Mail, from today, are issuing a run of stamps to celebrate British Fashion from 1945 forward. Advised by The Victoria and Albert Museum; the ten first-class stamps show world-famous iconic clothing that has inspired both haute couture and high street.
The range includes Dame Vivienne Westwood’s famous multi-coloured tartan ‘harlequin’ dress, modeled by Naomi Campbell in 1993. The stamps show the development of male and female fashion via designers such as Sir Norman Hartnell whose past costumer was the Queen.
Available from all good post offices (bad post offices have no taste) for £6 per set.
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(Images from The Telegraph)