Get organised and track your goals with this crop of stylish planners.

There is nothing that heralds in the new year quite like cracking the spine on a new diary. The endless possibilities held in those blank pages! The milestones, the first dates, the big anniversaries, the holidays, all of them yet to come. If you are looking for an analogue means to keep note of your key dates in 2023, here is a run-down of diaries, planners and calendars to ensure you don’t forget a thing.


Big Plans 2023 Diary, £25

If you’ve got big plans for the new year, Papier’s diary allows you to start each month by setting out your monthly goals, important dates, to-do lists and wish lists. There’s space for notes, daily entries and contacts, too. Buy it.


Soho Diary in Mara, £195

The pinnacle of diary-keeping luxe, Smythson’s Soho Diary has a week-to-view format, with a hidden pocket for loose leaves. It’s bound in embossed mara leather with gold gilded edges to their signature blue featherweight paper – stationery lovers’ heaven. Buy it.

Cath Kidston

Celestial Diary, £14

Covered in Cath Kidston’s celestial print fabric, this A5 diary has plenty of space to track your goals, important dates and aspirations for the coming year. Buy it.


Daily Planner, £19.50

If you want to break your diary down into a daily planner to get micro-organised, this layout from Leuchttrum1917 is perfect. It features a full page to map out each day and space to project plan, with blank tables and a gusseted pocket for notes. Buy it.

Sloane Stationery

Love by Robert Indiana 2023 Diary, £35

Handmade in Britain by classically trained book-binders, this fun colour-contrast diary from Sloane Stationery is a great ‘Insta worthy’ desk addition to get your new year plans in order. Buy it.

Missoni x Moleskine

Weekly Planner, £46

A collaboration with Missoni, Moleskine’s classic diary is bound in the Italian fashion house’s signature print. With a contrast elastic closure to keep your notes in place and plenty of space for sketches, too. Buy it.


Go Green 2023 Family Calendar, £10.99

If you are looking to work on your sustainability in 2023, this family planner has brilliant illustrated tips to help you reduce, reuse and recycle – plus five columns to keep all the family’s key dates on track. Buy it.

Calendar Club

Various Wall Calendars, from £6.99

With over 2800 wall calendars – from bands to football teams, travel to films – there is a yearly theme to suit all interests. Buy it.

Mal Paper

A Day of Gratitude Journal, £20

If your intention for 2023 is to recognise and record your gratitude each day, this guided journal from Mal Paper is a great aid. With prompts including ‘your positive intent for the day’ and three morning gratitude entries it will help you focus on making the day ahead that little bit brighter. Buy it.

By Lydia Mansi
December 2022

Lydia Mansi

Lifestyle Editor

Lydia is an all-round lifestyle guru, tireless champion of women in business and our resident expert on beauty.