Best 2020 diaries

2020 diary guide: the best planners, agendas and diaries to help you get organised

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Make organisation a little bit more appealing this new year with this selection of beautiful 2020 diaries and planners.

2020 has officially arrived, and the season of resolutions, goal setting and habit building is well and truly underway. As we begin a new year – and look at the 366 days ahead of us – it’s the perfect time to get organised and take stock of all the things we want to achieve over the next 12 months.

While the idea of “new year, new me” may not be everyone’s cup of tea, we can all benefit from taking the time to reflect on the year just gone and what’s coming up – and to help us do just that, you’ll want to grab yourself one of the many 2020 diaries currently on offer.

There truly is a diary out there for everyone – whether you prefer a monthly, weekly or daily layout, there’s plenty of patterns, prints and designs to pick from.

So, without further ado, here’s Stylist’s guide to all the best diaries, agendas and planners available for 2020. If you’re addicted to stationery (who isn’t?) get ready to feel very overwhelmed. 

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  • Papier Upcycled Leather Wreath Diary in Pine Green

    Best 2020 diaries: Papier Upcycled Leather Wreath Diary.
    2020 diary: Papier Upcycled Leather Wreath Diary.

    Newly-available for Christmas 2019, Papier’s upcycled leather diaries are the perfect choice for anyone looking to add a bit of luxury to their 2020 plans. 

    Available in two different styles – monogram and wreath – and with options to customise the colour of both the leather and the foiling on the front cover, these diaries are a beautiful treat. We especially love the wreath option with the green leather and gold foiling.

    Features: 96 pages with monthly and weekly layouts (a week to two pages) plus spaces to record monthly goals, to-do lists, important dates and wish lists. You can also customise the diary with your initials. 

    Shop upcycled leather wreath diary in pine green at Papier, £45

  • Martha Brook London Personalised Botanical Weekly Diary in Sage Green

    Best 2020 diaries: Martha Brook Personalised Botanical Weekly Diary.
    2020 diary: Martha Brook Personalised Botanical Weekly Diary.

    Martha Brook’s range of personalised, beautifully designed stationery is definitely one to consider if you like to customise the look of your diary. 

    Available in a range of designs and colours, Martha Brook’s diaries are made from a specialist book cloth, meaning they can be wiped clean if you spill a drink on them. 

    We love this Botanical diary for its weighty, hardback design and the wire binding which allows the diary to lie flat on the table.

    Features: 140 pages of thick (120gsm) paper with weeks laid out across two pages, plus several notes pages at the back.

    Shop personalised botanical weekly diary in sage green at Martha Brook London, £26.95

  • MiGoals Softcover Goals Diary in Mint

    Best 2020 diaries: MiGoals Softcover Goals Diary.
    2020 diary: MiGoals Softcover Goals Diary.

    If you’re looking to get seriously organised in 2020, look no further than MiGoals’ stunning goal diaries. 

    Compact but powerful, these diaries – which come in a range of colours from coral to mint – not only have space to record dates, they also come with a weekly page which gives you space to note down goals, track habits, reflect on your “weekly wins” and write to-do lists. 

    The beautifully simplistic design is great to look at and easy to use.

    Features: 208 pages wrapped in an artificial leather, with two divider ribbons and fountain pen friendly 100gsm paper. Sections include a values, purpose and vision section, 10 short-term goal setting templates, review pages which allow you to track progress, and monthly and weekly planners (a week to one page). 

    Shop softcover goals diary in mint at Moxon London, £18

  • Rifle Paper Co Wild Rose Planner, £30

    Best 2020 diaries: Rifle Paper Co Wild Rose Planner.
    2020 diary: Rifle Paper Co Wild Rose Planner.

    It’s hard not to fall head over heels in love with Rifle Paper Co’s gorgeous hand-painted designs, and this diary is no different. 

    Covering August 2019-December 2020, you can get started with this one as soon as it arrives – and thanks to the gorgeous gold metallic accents, sticker sheets and beautiful floral designs throughout, you won’t want to put it down.

    Features: Monthly and weekly layouts (a week to two pages), with three sticker sheets, inspirational quotes and sections for celebrations, notes and contacts.

    Shop Rifle Paper Co’s wild rose planner at Oliver Bonas, £32.50

  • Papier Modern Photo Diary

    Best 2020 diaries: Papier Modern Photo Diary.
    2020 diary: Papier Modern Photo Diary.

    Papier’s selection of hardback diaries are available in a range of beautiful patterns and prints, but this one was so unique we had to share. 

    The Modern Photo diary has all of the usual features we’ve come to expect from a Papier diary, but with the additional option to customise the front and back of the diary with two photographs of your choice. 

    Whether you decide to go with a family shot or an inspirational quote you love, the options are endless!

    Features: 96 pages with monthly and weekly layouts (a week to two pages) plus spaces to record monthly goals, to-do lists, important dates and wish lists.

    Shop the modern photo diary at Papier, £21.99

  • Boxclever Press Perfect Year Diary

    Boxclever Press Perfect Year Diary
    2020 diary: Boxclever Press Perfect Year Diary.

    Designed with organisation in mind, this 2020 diary from Boxclever Press is perfect for anyone looking to successfully juggle a number of different tasks and responsibilities.

    Thanks to the week-to-view layout, notes pages, monthly overview spreads and other schedule, budgeting and address sections, the perfect year diary offers everything you’ll need to organise 2020.

    The casebound design and elastic bandeau closure also helps to protect everything inside from the daily wear and tear of your handbag.

    Features: Weekly double spread layouts (with a lined space per day) encased in a cover with foiling detail. The diary also has perforated shopping lists, ribbon and index markers (so you can find your place quickly) and monthly budgeting pages, as well as a pen loop.

    Shop the perfect year diary at Boxclever Press, £15.99

  • Doodlemoo Undated Creative Planner

    Doodlemoo Undated Creative Planner
    2020 diary: Doodlemoo Undated Creative Planner

    If you’re looking for a bit of inspiration to get you started in 2020, look no further than The Creative Planner from Doodlemoo.

    With 12 months of undated planning space you can start this diary whenever you like and start working through its variety of inspirational content, artwork and weekly pages. The planner even boasts its own closed Facebook group so people who own the planner can work through the year together.

    With 13 removable artwork pages and lots of cool quotes to keep your creative juices flowing, this one’s for the artistic spirits among us.

    Features: A choice of three different covers, dateless weekly pages and lots of fun, inspirational content to keep you going throughout the year.

    Shop the creative planner at Doodlemoo, £29

  • Kikki.K She Shines Large Weekly Diary in Aqua Mist

    Kikki.K She Shines Large Weekly Diary in Aqua Mist
    2020 diary: Kikki.K She Shines Large Weekly Diary in Aqua Mist

    This large diary from Kikki.K is perfect for anyone with a lot of plans to make in 2020.

    The spacious weekly and monthly overviews offer places to note down the week’s focus top and top priorities, as well as a little box to note down a self-care reminder. You’ll also find pages dedicated to recording the things you’re grateful for.

    Features: A beautiful gold foiling cover wrapped around a diary with yearly, monthly and weekly views alongside gratitude pages, notes pages and a selection of inspiring quotes.

    Shop she shines large weekly diary in aqua mist at Kikki.K, £18

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Lauren Geall

As Stylist’s digital writer, Lauren Geall writes on topics including mental health, wellbeing and work. She’s also a big fan of houseplants and likes to dabble in film and TV from time-to-time.

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