The new cup was designed by New York artist San Sigü Enza and was created especially for the 2018 Fiesta de la Flor event.
Stripes Stores is releasing two new limited-edition and limited-release Selena Commemorative Collectible cups that will be sold across Stripes stores in Texas and Louisiana April 7.
Stripes took to its Facebook page Monday to release a video featuring the 2018 Selena cups along with information for Stripes customers and Selena fans on when and where to purchase the limited-edition Selena cups, including a limit of four cups per person.
Customers and Selena fans can purchase a cup at 8 a.m. on Saturday prior to the 9 a.m. release time. The cups are $2.99 and will be available while supplies last. Like last year, portions of the cup sales will benefit the Selena Foundation.
Company officials worked with Selena’s sister, Suzette Quintanilla, to create the two designs for the 2018 commemorative cups featuring the Tejano music star, whose gained a strong fan base since here untimely death in 1995.
“I am excited to work with Stripes again on these beautiful commemorative cups of my sister featuring Selena’s image. One of the designs this year is a watercolor painting created by New York artist Santi Siguenza, and it’s also our official logo for the 2018 Fiesta de La Flor event,” said Suzette Quintanilla, CEO of Q-Productions, in a Stripes release.
The black and white cup with a black lid features a close-up of Selena’s face with her logo in red and her signature white rose. The water-color cup with a purple lid is a commissioned art piece designed by New York artist San Sigü Enza and was created especially for the 2018 Fiesta de la Flor event. Each cup features the Stripes and Fiesta de la Flor logo.
“We are honored to work once again with Selena’s sister, Suzette Quintanilla, on the design and release of the 2018 Selena Commemorative Collectible Cups. Our customers are some of the most loyal Selena fans in the world and these cups are a unique way to show our support and love for Selena. Our customers and Selena fans will be able to buy the Selena cups at Stripes beginning on Saturday, April 7th at 9 a.m.,” said Greg Kirian, director of marketing for Stripes.
Stripes is a founding sponsor of Fiesta de la Flor (FDLF), a two-day event held in Corpus Christi, Texas, honoring the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla. Selena fans will have another opportunity to purchase the 2018 Selena Commemorative Collectible Cups at the Laredo Taco Company food trailer located at Stripes La Plaza within the event grounds, while supplies last.
The limit is one cup per customer at FDLF. The event is scheduled for April 13 and April 14 in Selena’s hometown.