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Margin Call: 5 Moleskine Alternatives for the Notetaker

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Call us old fashioned, but even the proliferation of apps like Evernote hasn’t swayed our confidence in the permanence of hand written notes — despite the convenience of the cloud. Some of our best missives, essays and lists have come from the flip of a page and the click of a pen. But with the rise of Moleskine has come a fleet of competitors, so we decided to sort out the best of the paper alternatives. Our list, which we jotted down on paper of course, ranges from the classic, archive worthy notebook to the modern, digitizing hybrid.

Hobonichi Planner ($25), Baron Fig ($16), Mod Cloud Synced Notebooks ($25), Smythson Notes ($80), Word Notebook ($10)

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