Effie’s Paper :: Stationery&Whatnot is a lifestyle brand created by women for women. We offer our online customers, and wholesale accounts, an on-trend, curated selection of stylish desk, stationery, travel and gift accessories. Our products reflect our belief that The Future is Female. Girl Power reigns supreme in our world. And, our world is fueled by Black Girl Magic!
Founded on the premise of pretty with a purpose; our products serve as daily reminder for women everywhere to embrace their magic at every turn. We are empowering women to live their best lives. At our core, Effie’s Paper is about female empowerment, advocacy and promoting equity for women of color.
Mrs. Effie Hayes, our company’s namesake, was a spitfire with a generous heart, who instilled a love of all things paper, a fierce determination and social responsibility in her granddaughter, Kalyn Johnson Chandler. We’re certain she’s up in heaven tickled pink and delighted in the fact that her legacy continues.
Our products have been praised by BuzzFeed, Manrepeller, USA Today, Brit+Co, The Huffington Post, Stationery Trends, Good Housekeeping, Design*Sponge, Essence magazine, and Reader’s Digest to name just a few of the publications Effie’s Paper has been featured in. In addition, Effie’s Paper has been featured on The TODAY Show, in The New York Times and The Washington Post. And Kalyn’s entrepreneurial spirit has been captured in the best selling books, “Clever Girl Finance: Ditch Debt, Save Money & Build Real Wealth” and “Kick Some Glass: 10 Ways Women Succeed At Work On Their Own Terms”.