A few notebook mentions and images culled from magazines recently: First, from a New Yorker profile of playwright Annie Baker: From a New Yorker article about Thom Yorke of Radiohead and Atoms for Peace: A Smythson diary makes a cameo appearance in a fashion spread: This is truly spectacular: a collection of journal/scrapbook/sketchbooks [...]
I love this image of well-loved and beat-up notebooks, from the Facebook page of Massimo Osti:
Fashionary is an interesting twist on the formatted-page notebook. It looks a lot like your typical Moleskine-ish notebook on the outside, but inside, the pages are set up with templates and reference material for fashion designers. From the product description: Dictionary + Sketchbook The name “FASHIONARY” comes from “Fashion + Dictionary + Diary”. The sketchbook [...]
I love the cloth covers of these notebooks! They’re made by a fashion designer known for his ties. But yowza– they cost €85-155 at this Paris shop’s website (which has some other fun-looking stationery items too). Via Alexander Olch Notebooks | Selectism.com.
I spotted these in the window of the DKNY store on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, perfect for fashionistas who need a designer name on everything, even a notebook:
Here’s a young man whose red Moleskine is being seen as a key part of his personal style, according to this fashion column from the newsletter of Salt Lake City Community College: If I had to pick my favorite part of Braxton’s get-up, I would have to say his fire-engine-red Moleskine pocket notebook (moleskine.com) gets [...]
The Elle website features eleven favorite notebooks (with a wee mention of a review by yours truly), including Moleskine, Smythson, the Shopsin Diary, and the oh-so-high-school Trapper Keeper– who knew it’s been revived as a trendy accessory!