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Trend: Moleskine Notebooks

That's right folks, even in this age of BlackBerries, Treos and iPhones, the old school Moleskine notebook is making a comeback. According to Buzz Feed, my source for all things hip and hot, leather-bound notebooks are gaining a cult following as a low-tech PDA. GTD freaks and creative types - and those who are both - love the mini form factor of the Moleskine.

Sure, they don't have spell check, a web browser, calendar and built in calculator, but Moleskine notebooks (pronounced 'mol-a-skeen'-a') offer a place for us to exercise our most important geek muscle: our minds. Of course it helps that Moleskine journals have a history of popularity with artists, writers, intellectuals and travelers. How trendy are they? Companies like Moleskine US have gotten into the game by creating collection after collection of notebooks, including a line named after trendy cities like Paris, Prague, Rome, New York City and Barcelona. They cost $16.

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blossommac blossommac 7 years
i love it...i will buy a new one next weekthey are so cool
blossommac blossommac 7 years
i love it... i will buy a new one next week they are so cool
ginnygordon ginnygordon 8 years
I love Moleskine books - I have several. I have the NYC city guide and have recorded my memories from two trips there. I hope to get back there soon and add to the good memories. I also use the 18month planner and have several of the new volant books. These are the perfect notebooks!
kidora kidora 9 years
My little secret, I write all my passwords down in a moleskin. It will never crash and I can always access it, and it feels so sexy LOL.
spacebear spacebear 9 years
I bought one of these for an ex boyfriend. He was not at all into anything material and this was the perfect gift. He loved it. Write on!
Pink_Lipstick Pink_Lipstick 9 years
I love to write in notebooks...it's so much more personal than typing letters into something electronic.
Curious-Alice Curious-Alice 9 years
There's something fun about having a little notebook and a pen, rather like the little diaries one would keep as a girl.
maddyme maddyme 9 years
My Moleskine address book is sitting on my desk as I write this. There is no better backup than having it on paper. I love the Moleskine brand.
Phil Phil 9 years
whoops, wrong link - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6337761 Another reason to love these pocket journals: it evens my wallet out for comfortable sitting
Phil Phil 9 years
whoops, wrong link - http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=6337761Another reason to love these pocket journals: it evens my wallet out for comfortable sitting
Phil Phil 9 years
I love pocket journals and have always had one with me for the past 3 years! Rarely doers anything actually important goes in besides the random mess of neurosis that is my overactive mind but I rarely forget anything carrying it around! I'm almost in need of a re-up so I'm eying this from Etsy http://www.moleskine.com/eng/_interni/catalogo/Cat_int/catalogo_cahiers.htm
Tech Tech 9 years
As much as I love technology, I adore having a pencil and paper for doodles, lists and journaling. That can't be replicated in electronic form.
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 9 years
This is the first I've heard of them...
shini shini 9 years
I have one, I find it more reliable than my blackberry, at least I don't have to worry about resetting the system sonce in a while...actually moleskin and blackberry look good together :P
sashak sashak 9 years
these are trendy? My :fogey: mom has had them for years. They make them with music paper too, which is really cool. They make really good gifts as well...
sashak sashak 9 years
these are trendy? My :fogey: mom has had them for years. They make them with music paper too, which is really cool. They make really good gifts as well...
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 9 years
I love my Moleskin as well - everytime I write in it, I feel like I'm divulging all my secrets in a luxurious little notebook! I think I had one for every year I was in college ...
lintacious lintacious 9 years
i love my moleskin! the paper is delicious!! now i just need a space pen
lintacious lintacious 9 years
i love my moleskin! the paper is delicious!!now i just need a space pen
millarci millarci 9 years
I love it! I want to get the New York one for myself! :)
jason jason 9 years
I use my Moleskine every day - love it.
velvetavalon velvetavalon 9 years
Hot new trend? These have always been cool with the art scene! Way to catch on mainstreamers!
Ssugggar Ssugggar 9 years
The New York one is on my list of things to buy !
redsugar redsugar 9 years
Whenever I take a major vacation, I always take a notebook to jot down memories. It's great to read them later. It's surprising what you forget.
Ssugggar Ssugggar 9 years
I think these are really cute . I love writing . Sometimes a PDA just doesn't do justice .
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