I’ve been working on (and off) a review of the Moleskine Voyageur travel journal, and my thoughts about Moleskines in general kept slowing me down.
I turned the later into their own essay, and the good folks at The Cramped published it last week.
“I am writing to praise what鈥檚 become 鈥 to my mind 鈥 the聽humble聽Moleskine. The brand seems to be flourishing these days. There are always more licensed editions to buy, more planner options, more colors, more accessories. There is even a聽Moleskine caf茅, and I will marry whomever whisks me away there. While I feel like Civilians are as into Moleskines as ever, within the fancy聽stationery community (and especially the stationery blogger community), Moleskine can be a dirty word. I might even be guilty of writing them off, but 鈥 for me 鈥斅爄t all started with a Moleskine.”
Read more, and thanks again to Patrick and Shawn!