I was a holdout. I loved my daily planner and my stationary. I never thought I would do all
my writing via email and keep my schedule on a computer. But I do. To be honest, I couldn’t
live — professionally at least — without Outlook and my iphone. So although I’m highly organized,
I miss the days when embracing your type-A meant a little more beauty and a little less technology.
Remember when we used to sit at our desks and correspond?
I’m feeling so nostalgic — this is what my desk used to look like when
I was a jeune fille. Southern Accents Nov/Dec 2004.
I am IN LOVE with the new Malachite Collection from Smythson of Bond Street!
The classic stationer from London has taken a fashion-forward step and designed
a collection that looks like it just came off the Balenciaga runway.
The Hermes journal I keep at my bedside.
It’s available in several gorgeous colors. Mine is aubergine.
Two graphic, modern selections from Simplesong Design.
I picked up this notepad at Il Papiro in Florence. I like to keep it with me, so I can
jot down thoughts on the run — which is easy since it’s about as small as my eyeglass case.
hand-made paper! It was a magical detail and an amazing surprise.
What a great idea. Send Dempsey & Carroll your signature and they will
engrave their Classic Correspondence Card with your own personal John Hancock.
If I could, I would write long letters in calligraphy to friends and family. In another life.
The end of an era. Mrs. John L. Strong closed its doors in May after 80 years.
Nannette Brown said it best, “We don’t do trendy. We do good taste.”
A girl after my own heart.