photo Sheila and Richard May

The Store

Thérèse Saint Clair has been a fixture in the Greenwich community for over 30 years.  Established in 1977, the store is one of the largest and most respected independent stationery stores in the United States.  Since May of 2002, the store has been owned and run by Sheila and Richard May, long-time Greenwich residents with deep ties to the local community.

Saint Clair continues to be the destination of choice for our many loyal customers in Fairfield and Westchester counties.  The owners of Saint Clair work full-time in the business and most of our staff has over ten years experience at the store. If you are seeking truly personalized service, drop into our store and see for yourself why service quality remains a Saint Clair tradition.

5 questions for Richard & Sheila

One etiquette rule you never break:

A handwritten note is always more meaningful than a Facebook post.

Best thing about working with paper:

The pleasure and privilege of working with people during milestone events in their lives.

Favorite travel destination:

Almost any place in Italy.

Three tasks on your bucket list:

  • • Introduce granddaughter to Europe
  • • Write a children's book
  • • Learn to paint

Quote to live by:

“It is far better to travel hopefully than it is to arrive.”

What we do


Inkjet and laser printing services are available to print custom full-bleed invitations, personalized stationery, photo-cards, baby announcements, reception dinner invitations, direction cards, and almost any invitation imaginable.


Two forms of calligraphy are available at Saint Clair: traditional hand calligraphy and machine calligraphy.


Master engraver Luiz Lopez has been engraving silver frames and embossing albums at Saint Clair for over 25 years.



Whether you are holding a corporate gathering in St. Louis or Paris, the owners of Therese Saint Clair would be happy to assist you in selecting distinctive gifts to match the occasion of your event.

Instead of the traditional (and boring!) monogrammed golf shirt for your annual golf event; how about a cloth or leather-covered book on the History of Golf in the United States?

Pricing for our services are negotiable and we are prepared to engage in contracts on a strict commission basis (over cost) for annual contracts whose value exceeds $100,000 a year. Leave the buying to qualified people who do it on a full time basis and save both time and money.


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