We're delighted that you appreciate an artfully-addressed envelope, the way it stands out in any context and conveys a special sense of care. Clay & Ink envelopes accentuate the beauty of your wedding and party invitations, professional correspondence, and thank you notes—handwritten work always inspires an undeniable response.
Please note that this order page is for handwritten, mailing address calligraphy on envelopes. If you are looking for invitation design/printing or any other custom order, please visit the custom design page and submit an inquiry.
To get started, please complete this form regarding details of your order. Within a few days, you'll be contacted with an invoice and an address list template. To secure a spot in the studio calendar, you'll need to:
→ pay the deposit
→ submit your final address list
→ if you're providing envelopes, ship them and send tracking information
From this point, standard turnaround time is two weeks; rush services are available and open for discussion. Following receipt of the deposit, you'll receive an order confirmation and timeline along with a digital set of proofs (samples of your chosen style for a single addressee, a couple with the same surname, a couple with different surnames, and a family). Paper versions of the samples are available by request; please allow extra time for delivery.
Then, you will:
→ approve proofs
and Alaïa will commence calligraphing your order! You'll receive the finished envelopes shipped to your destination along with a final invoice to be paid after delivery.