Computer screens have become a main form of communication for those of us who have had the privilege of working from home during the pandemic, leading to a major strain on our eyes. That's why there's no better time to invest in a cute notebook (...or five) to keep track of to-do lists and occasionally doodle during unnecessary Zoom meetings. Journaling doesn't hurt either—it may not seem like it right now, but in a few years you'll want to remember your thoughts during this crazy time we're living in. Ditch the Notes app and keep yourself organized with these chic notebooks, below. (For all your planner and agenda needs, try one of these.)
Gray Malin The Beach Notebook
Fans of Gray Malin will love his "The Beach" notebook featuring the famed photographer's fine art photography on the cover and lined with 136 pages.
Goodee x Karst Hardcover Notebook
Add some brightness to your day with this yellow notebook that comes equipped with a waterproof (!) cover.
Denik Mushroom Notebook
Who wouldn't be obsessed with the cute mushroom design on this soft cover notebook? It has 144 pages inside.
Society6 "You're Doing Great Bitch" Notebook
"You're Doing Great Bitch": The reminder we could all use these days, courtesy of this cheeky notebook from Society6.
Anthropologie Three-Tab Notebook
When it feels like you have a thousand tabs open in your brain, put it all on paper with this minimalist three-tab notebook. It's available in blue and red!
Garden24 "Inhale Exhale" Notebook
“Inhale, exhale. It is well. It is well.” A gratitude vibe check from artist Morgan Harper Nichols when we experience some overwhelming days.
Jonathan Adler Atlas Lenticular Puzzle & Notebook Set
Talk about getting some bang for your buck: Jonathan Adler's chic notebook comes with a 300-piece puzzle (!).
Poketo Simple Lined Notebook in Tangerine
Spark joy with this minimalist fruit notebook lined with 128 pages.
Ban.do Rough Draft Large Notebook
Ban.do's 11 in. x 9 in. large notebook comes in an array of patterns with enough space to write down all of your big ideas.
Moleskine Classic Notebook
Moleskine lovers, rejoice: The brand's standard notebook comes in this pretty blue color.
Aya Paper Co. Manifestation Journal
Utilize this Aya Paper Co. notebook to write our your intentions for the year. It's embossed in gold foil and made out of 100 percent recycled paper.
Papier x Gurls Talk Reflections Limited-Edition Notebook
In honor of International Women's Day, Papier teamed up with mental health and wellbeing nonprofit organization Gurls Talk, founded by activist and model Adwoa Aboah, to create this gorgeous "feeling is what makes life beautiful" notebook. You can shop the rest of the collection here.
Greer Chicago Notebooks Stained Glass Set of Two
Creatives will appreciate the beautiful covers on this lined set of notebooks from Greer Chicago.
Rifle Paper Co. Bon Voyage Stitched Notebook Set
Use one of Rifle Paper Co.'s pretty bon voyage notebooks for work to-do lists, the other for doodling, and the third for journaling.
Wilde House Paper Spotted Jotter Notebook
This blank notebook from sustainable California-based brand Wilde House Paper is great for doodling or writing down your to-do list.
Be Rooted Co. Lead With Passion Lined Spiral Journal
Be Rooted's "Lead With Passion" journal will inspire you to do just that as we navigate these unpredictable times together.
Ivory Paper Co. Customized Rainbow Notebook
Allow this customizable rainbow notebook to remind you that better days are coming.
Levi's x Target Three-Pack Denim Print Ruled Sewn Notebook
Target's Levi's collection includes this three-pack of notebooks featuring a geometric dot design, blue and white stripes, and a plain denim notebook. Yes, you're reading that price correctly!
Smythson "Tying The Knot" Panama Notebook
For brides-to-be that had to postpone their wedding, keep the inspiration flowing for the big day in this “Tying the Knot” notebook. On the other hand, it also makes for an excellent pre-wedding gift.
ThirdLove "To Each, Her Own" Notebook
ThirdLove’s “To Each, Her Own” notebook with 200 lined pages is a reminder that we all handle situations differently—and it’s okay to feel whatever you’re feeling right now.
Montblanc Croc Print Shiny Black Notebook
If you're back in the office, you’ll want to take Montblanc’s shiny croc-embossed notebook with you to those Very Important Meetings.
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Rachel Epstein is a writer, editor, and content strategist based in New York City. Most recently, she was the Managing Editor at Coveteur, where she oversaw the site’s day-to-day editorial operations. Previously, she was an editor at Marie Claire, where she wrote and edited culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also launched and managed the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game or finding a new coffee shop.
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