profile: alexa and james hirschfeld, co-founders of paperless post

what is better than a brother and sister duo? a brother and sister who create a kick-ass online invitation and stationary emporium! the deuxmoi gals stopped by the official headquarters of paperless post to chat with alexa and james about all things paperless.  this unique company, which was founded in 2009, by these two wunderkinds, is a one-stop shop for any and every occasion. whether it be an invite, a save the date, a holiday or greeting card, or fine stationary in digital or paper, paperless post has you covered. the hirschfelds recently shared their inspiration boards and cool upcoming projects and collaborations with the deuxmoi gals.  be sure to check out their favorites below and visit www.paperlesspost.com to find an invitation for your next sick bash! see alexa and james’s favorites below…

 
 
 
 
 
 
all photos by deuxmoi
alexa and james’s favorites:
 
category on paperless post:
alexa: indian inspired save the dates 
james: holiday invitations- people get fun and festive
 
designer on paperless post:
a: john derian
j: the indigo bunting (independent designer used to be an art director at martha stewart)
 
invitation on paperless post:
a: the first invitation that james every made, inspired by the scalamandre red zebras that was in the old gino’s restaurant bathroom
j: claridge (black and white, graphic)
 
stationary brand:
a: paperless post
j: paperless post
 
holiday or occasion to send a card:
a: parties in the middle of winter that are just cuz
j: my birthday invitation (i get pretty creative)
 
holiday or occasion to receive a card:
a: my birthday/ me day
j: valentine’s day
 
designers:
a: ysl, jil sander
j: ralph lauren, a.p.c.
 
shoe designers:
a: prada, stella mccartney, giuseppe zanotti
j: common projects, crockett + jones, tod’s
 
t-shirt brand:
a: james perse
j: a.p.c., american apparel
 
sneaker brand:
a: yohji yamamoto
j: common projects, balenciaga, asics
 
scent/perfume:
a: jo malone orange blossom
j: hermes un jardin en mediterranee
 
hair products:
a: morrocon oil (all products) especially moisturizing shampoo, deep conditioner, 
j: davines moisturizing shampoo and conditioner
 
beauty/grooming products:
a: guerlain lipstick, laura mercier cream blush
j: kiehl’s face moisturizer, nuxe lip balm
 
hair salon/barbershop:
a: louis licari
j: brush new york 
 
beverage:
a: moscow mule 
j: campari and soda
 
vacation spot:
a: mykonos and paros 
j: greece
 
place to shop:
a: fred segal
j: steven alan, a.p.c, paul stuart (for fancy/adult stuff)
 
hotel:
a: hotel montalembert, paris
j: hotel montalembert, paris 
 
restaurant:
a: agnanti in astoria 
j: jimmy’s in mykonos 
 
bar:
a: merc bar at the mercer hotel
j: bemelmans bar
 
blog/website:
a: paperless post, deuxmoi
j: buzzfeed
 
magazine:
a: the new yorker
j: vanity fair
 
accessory:
a: handcrafted gold bracelet from greece that was a gift from my dad to my mom on their 5th anniversary 
j: brown silver tipped, crocodile ralph lauren belt or my grandfather’s 1953 gold rolex 
 
gadget:
a: cracked white iPhone 5 because i’m too vain to wear a case
j: black iPhone 5, red urban ears headphones 
 
housewarming gift:
a: cafe patron
j: hendricks gin
 
workout spot:
a: ashtanga yoga
j: running on the westisde highway