Fit to Print: Our Top Picks For Bespoke Stationery

Add that personal touch to handwritten notes with the help of these exemplary small-batch printing presses and calligraphers from around the world.

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Smythson of Bond Street

For over 125 years, Smythson has been outfitting the English smart set with writing paper and leather goods. (They are even the holder of three Royal Warrants of Appointment, granted to tradespeople who provide goods and services to members of the English royal family.) Customers can create personalized stationery online or, for top-tier service, head to one of their bespoke salons in London or New York for a consultation. Also, their chic leather journals and day planners, available with Smythson’s signature monogrammed initials, are eternal classics.

Personalized note cards start at $283 for 50, with plain envelopes. 667 Madison Ave., New York, NY; 212-265-4573; smythson.com.