Take Note: Stationery Must-Haves with Grazia’s Rachel Loos

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Whether you’ve got back-to-school or back-to-work on the mind, hard-working stationery are essential for busy minds, stationery addicts and avid note-takers. Read on to discover the stationery must-haves of writer lifestyle editor of Grazia magazine, Rachel Loos…

Even before lockdown, I was a stationery fan. Despite the speed of email and social media, there is something quite joyful about receiving a handwritten note in the post which inspires me to send one too.

Jonathan Adler always delivers on fun and whimsy, and I love the sexiness and cheekiness of this note card set with its colorful designs printed on luxuriously thick card; plus it comes with gold star stickers for the envelopes – bling.

have long been a sucker for a notebook and Gangzai has so many brilliant ones with original designs; the tiger particularly caught my eye.

Moleskine not only does great notebooks but pens too. The Classic Cap roller pen is beautifully smooth to hold – and the clip means I can easily attach it to a notebook so I don't spend annoying minutes rummaging around in my bag.

WFH means I am in desperate need of desk essentials to help keep me organized. It's tricky to find ones that look good so I'm thrilled with the Kate Spade New York 'Colourblock' range which includes a super-chic letter tray and stapler.

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