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Best stationery buys from small, independent brands including beautiful notepads and daily planners

Seven must-have stationery staples, from beautiful notepads to daily planners, curated by Stylist editors to help you plan your social life this summer.

Over the past year, we haven’t had much need for a planner but now lockdown restrictions have started to ease and we’re officially allowed out-out next week, it seems we can finally get excited about making plans again. 

To help you keep on top of your organisation and planning, Stylist’s editors have curated a selection of must-have stationery staples. Plus, with summer on the horizon, now is the time to get hold of a planner or notebook before your social calendar begins to fill up. 

  • Fawn & Thistle Fruity Daily Planner & Notebook Set with Embossed Pencils

    Fawn & Thistle Notebook and Pencil Set
    The Drop: Fawn & Thistle Notebook and Pencil Set

    With calendars slowly filling up, keep track of your plans with this exclusive notebook and planner set, made from 100% recycled paper. Plus, we left the best bit til last – the set also comes with three neon pencils, each embossed with a fruity pun to inject a bit of lighthearted joy into your WFH routine.

    Shop Fawn & Thistle daily planner & notebook set with embossed pencils, £23

  • Lethally Her Notebook Combo

    Lethally Her Notebook Set
    The Drop: Lethally Her Notebook Set

    Lethally Her is a community-focused brand that provides products, events, and content to inspire female artists and creators to attain their highest level of badassery. They recommend using their notebooks as an extension of your mind: “your trusted place to write down your big ideas, goals, your feelings, little reminders and whatever inspires you throughout the day.” 

    Shop Lethally Her notebook combo, £25

  • Afrotouch Design Productivity Pack

    Afrotouch Design Productivity Pack
    The Drop: Afrotouch Design Productivity Pack

    AfroTouch Design has put together this amazing Productivity Pack exclusive to The Drop by Stylist. With bold designs, these stationery items will not only add vibrancy to your workspace but they’ll also help you plan to perfection. Be prepared to slay today and every day thereafter!

    Shop Afrotouch Design productivity pack, £25

  • Sloane Stationery Clever Pencils

    Sloane Stationary Clever Pencils
    The Drop: Sloane Stationary Clever Pencils

    Sloane Stationery’s Clever Pencils are here to help you get excited about planning, make a lovely gift for a friend (the etched in slogans are guaranteed to give a chuckle) or simply get your sketching creativity flowing. Packaged in a lizard-embossed box, each pencil has a unique saying complete with gold lettering and a white eraser. 

    Shop Sloane Stationery clever pencils, £15

  • Laidler & Laidler Leopard Print Personalised Notecard Set

    Laidler & Laidler Personalised Notecard Set
    The Drop: Laidler & Laidler Personalised Notecard Set

    Let a friend know you’re thinking of them with this beautiful set of nine monogram letterpress notecards by Laidler & Laidler in racing green Leopard Print. Paired with the brand’s signature crescent foil-trimmed envelopes in shades of mustard, moonlight and dusky pink, these are some seriously stylish notecards. 

    Shop Laidler & Laidler leopard print personalised notecard set, £25

  • Fawn & Thistle Grr Power Daily Planner and Notebook Set

    The Drop: Fawn & Thistle Planner and Notebook
    The Drop: Fawn & Thistle Planner and Notebook

    The Grr Power wildcat planner and notebook has been designed by the team to be a useful daily planner – something practical but also fun. Bound in a bright tiger patterned cover, the undated planners have 80 pages of pure unadulterated organisation. Every page has sections for date and day, a to do list, the next day’s to do list, emails, notes, a daily timetable, your daily reward and a water tracker.

    Shop Fawn & Thistle grr power daily planner & notebook set, £18.50

  • The Design Palette Luxury Notebook Set

    The Design Palette Notebook Set
    The Drop: The Design Palette Notebook Set

    The Design Palette is a UK indie design company that creates gorgeous stationery to bring colour and joy to your planning and organisation. These luxury lined notebooks come in four different colours and patterns so you can choose the perfect bundle for you or a friend. Designed and printed in the UK, they’re printed on high-quality paper sourced from sustainable forests with 10% of proceeds going to charity. 

    Shop The Design Palette luxury notebook set, £28

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