Fashion Week

When Paper Meets Couture

Papyrus Zang Toi greeting cards collection

purple flower card // red & black feather card // turquoise flower card

If you remember yesterday’s post about girly habits of mine, you’ll totally understand why I am so excited about recent collaboration between Papyrus and NYFW designers. In celebration of Spring/Summer 2017 New York Fashion Week collections, my favorite brand launched a new collection of haute couture greeting cards designed by fashion designers Zang Toi and Lela Rose. I was one of the first to know about this exciting project and I’m so excited to share some of my favorite designs with you guys. Also, in celebration of NYFW I’m offering an opportunity for each of you to win a box of notecards from each designer!

I’ve been attending fashion shows by the Malaysian-born designer Zang Toi for a few years now, and I was so excited to see how the designer transferred his signature whimsical looks from fabric to paper. Zang Toi greeting cards line featured some of couturier’s favorite materials: silk, crystals, tulle, and feathers—all spiced up with an elegant hint of glitter.

Perhaps, my favorite design from Zang Toi’s line is this gorgeous masquerade mask card that matches so perfectly my new feather shoes by Steve Madden. I also adore those dark background glitter cards as those combine extravagant jewelry-like designs with gracefully sketched silhouettes.

Papyrus Zang Toi greeting cards collection

Paper creations of the American ready-to-wear and bridal designer Lela Rose are very different to those presented to Zang Toi. Here we see splashes of color and patterns, adorable greeting cards in the form of clutch bags, and cute polka dot colored tags. Each of fashion sketches in Lela Rose collection for Papyrus is made out of thick plastic which turns those cards from a typical stationary to a piece of art. I have a few fashion sketches framed in my office and I think this gorgeous pastel purple and yellow dress card is a great candidate for framing!

Papyrus Lela Rose greeting cards collection

polka dot floral card // yellow clutch card // check out all cards by Lela Rose here

Those two exclusive lines of greeting cards, blank note cards, thank you cards, tissue paper, and gift tags, have already launched on and are currently available in New York City based stores. In October, this line of stationery will be available in all Papyrus locations and retailers. Hurry up to pick those gorgeous designs as the cards are getting sold out quickly!

To finish up this post, I’d like to offer a unique opportunity for all of you to win a box of notecards by each designer (total of 20 cards) by entering my giveaway. All you have to do is…

1. Follow me on Instagram and leave your username in the comments area of this post.


2. Follow me on Twitter and leave your username in the comments area of this post.

The giveaway is open internationally and requires following on any of the above mentioned platforms and leaving a username in the comments area of this post. The giveaway starts at 9:00 am EST on Tuesday, September 13th, and runs until 11:59 pm of Sunday, September 25th. The winner will be selected at random and announced during the week of September 26th in the comments area of this post. Good luck, everyone!

pink clutch card // purple & yellow dress // black dress card // purple dress card // polka dot card

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  • These are so beautiful, I love fashion illustrations.

  • Julie Lauren

    I’m obsessed with all things paper, and these are beautiful!

  • Josselyn Radillo

    loving them!!

  • Lainey Robinson

    Wow! Love the masquerade one! So me!!!!

  • Oh my gosh that masquerade card is gorgeous!

  • Those cards are simply amazing and it would be awesome to win one of those at least! I think it’s really nice of the designers to do this kind of project.

  • Amanda Love

    They are amazing and it’s something that you’re going to keep on your desk too, not give it away. How awesome is it that your hosting a giveaway for these lovely cards!

  • Adriana

    These cards are absolutely gorgeous!!! I love the colors and style – so pretty!

  • Stefanie Davis

    so cute. Love the style

  • Kathy

    These are all so beautiful! The styles are so amazing. The masquerade one is my favorite.

  • wow you love zang toi! i met him many times and sat with him (and jimmy choo) during mercedes benz fashion week in Malaysia, those cards looks amazing thanks for the giveaway! x0! @tauyanm

  • Rose Ann Sales

    Beautiful! I totally love these styles! I’m obsessed with some cards.

  • This is why I love Papyrus. They always have the most stunning and unique cards and stationary items. These would make great gifts as well.

  • CourtneyLynne Storms

    Omg how fabulous!!!!!! I’m just loving all of these designs. So feminine.

  • Nicole Cochingco Escat

    Gorgeous! I’m really amazed with these! Those unique cards are so feminine.

  • Nikki

    I love these creations! Very gorgeous, I can’t remember the last time I make one!

  • paulaschuck

    Some of these dresses make me want to wear more dresses! Lovely creations and there’s a pair of earrings in there that I really love.

  • Karlyn Flores

    This is so adorable. I really like the ideas, Glad you share this

  • Lisa Rios

    My goodness, I am just loving all of them. These cards are quiet amazing with some brilliant colors and great style to give the best output that anyone would love right away. The giveaway sounds interesting to try out for sure!

  • Mikayla Ann

    I absolutely love these! I have followed on Instagram (@mikaylakuehn) and on Twitter as well (@makstyleblog) – can’t wait to see who wins!

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  • Paulina Rios

    Ohhh Love it! Followed on both social media 😉❤️ My Twitter:@Pepirios and IG:@pepitarios just the other day I was talking with my mom that I miss birthday cards, recently was my birthday and my grandmother just gave me a card, something that is becoming less.✌🏻️

  • pinksuzanne

    These notecards are such a work of art. I follow on instagram @suzannegiroux & twitter @pinksuzanne