Posts Tagged: Luxury Stationery

Mrs. John Strong – Continuing the Legacy

In 1929, Flora Strong opened her eponymous stationery business that was to become the preferred source of luxury papers to such elite customers as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Diana Vreeland,  Jackie Kennedy, and many others. After Mrs. Strong’s death in 1979, the company was sold to heirs Robert and Joy Lewis who successfully ran the firm until 2002 when they sold it to to Nannette Brown and husband.…
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Updating a Classic

photo from The World of Gloria Vanderbilt by Wendy Goodman It seems that the art of fine writing is back. Almost all the blogger gift lists this holiday season included some stationery or cards and I’ve seen articles everywhere extolling the virtues of the hand written note.…
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Sugar Paper

I was in my favorite local stationer, MMilestones, in New Canaan, the other day (more on them soon). Looking through the books for several needed items, I was reacquainted with the beautiful offerings of Sugar Paper. I had originally seen their book last year for Christmas cards but was too late to the game.…
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