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Cute 2020 planners you’ll actually want to fill up

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Gear up for 2020 with a planner by your side! Check out these cool designs – from Doraemon, Star Wars, to The Little Prince


MANILA, Philippines – 2020 is fast approaching, and that only means one thing: planner season.

While some may have already copped their Starbucks or The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf 2020 planners early on, there are many other cute and efficient journal and planner offerings around town to consider, especially if you’re still still hunting (and hoarding) before the new year. Check these out!

Belle De Jour Power Planner

BDJ’s iconic planner is making sure you’re ready for whatever 2020 throws at you – with positive mantras, healthy habit trackers, an astrology guide, a 2020 bucket list, a dream board, and of course, a ton of coupons at your hand.

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

This year, the Belle De Jour Power Planner’s 192 full-color pages come in 4 forms: classic (P500), discbound (P800), leather (P550), and limited edition (P500). 

Other features: a 2020 goals page, monthly outlook, a bookmark magnet, menstrual tracker, expense sheets, free notes pages, and even a fill-in-the-blanks “letter to yourself” page.

You can get the BDJ planners at Fully Booked, National Bookstore, or online via Crazy About Paper. Prices may differ per outlet.

Navi Your Life Navigator Journal 

Made for the wanderlust-stricken travel junkies, the Navi 2020 Journal (P598) comes in a matte, brown leather hard cover with a back pocket and 176 pages inside – a mix of inspirational travel quotes, monthly overviews, pre-trip checklists, things to pack, sample itineraries, and 101 travel must-do’s. 

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This is available online through Crazy About Paper or at Fully Booked stores. 

Work In Progress 2020 Planner

The 2020 WIP Planner’s (P895) hardbound cover comes in a cute, neo-mint green color, tucked inside a special canvas pouch with a wrist strap zipper – perfect for on-the-go busy bees who need extra space for pens, highlighters, and other writing supplies.

Photo courtesy of Work in Progress Planner

Photo courtesy of Work in Progress Planner

Inside its pages are monthly mini-goal checklists, gratitude lists, undated weekly pages, space for freehand notes and doodles, and a silver ribbon bookmark.

You can buy the WIP 2020 planner through their Instagram account or Shopee  page.

Kate Spade New York Planners

The Kate Spade New York Planners for 2020 come in two sizes: medium (P1899) and large (P2199), and in a variety of eye-catching, ultra-girly designs: floral blue, baby pink, and even a cheetah print.

Photo courtesy of National Bookstore

Photo courtesy of National Bookstore

The Kate Spade planners are available at National Bookstore branches.

Moleskine 2020 Planners

Notebook brand Moleskine has a few themed planners up their sleeve this 2020, including covers featuring The Little Prince, Star Wars, Doraemon, and Alice In Wonderland – each one available in different colors.Photo courtesy of National Bookstore

Photo courtesy of National Bookstore

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

Moleskine’s themed planners range from P895 to P2795 and are available at National Bookstore and Fully Booked stores.

Muji Planner 2020 Gift Set – P700

Who wouldn’t want a minimalistic Muji planner paired with Muji’s famous gel pens for Christmas? The Muji Planner 2020 Gift Set (P700) comes in either black and white colors, and includes two pens of your choice, a highlighter, and a clear zip pouch.

Photo courtesy of Muji

Photo courtesy of Muji

The gift set is available at Muji stores.

The Perpetual Disappointment Diary

Feeling a bit crabby about the start of a new year? No worries, the Perpetual Disappointment Diary (P699) is here for all your woes and whines – now with added disappointment.

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

The diary is wittingly sarcastic with its quotes, and allows freehanded note-taking and weekly planning that’s dateless – meaning, if you don’t fill it out this year, there’s always the next. 

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

The Perpetual Disappointment Diary is available at Fully Booked stores.

Paulo Coelho Secrets Day Planner

The colorful Paulo Coelho Secrets 2020 Day Planner (P814) features an intricately-designed paperback cover, daily wisdom by the inspirational author himself, and spiritual food-for-thought as you record your day-to-day thoughts and plans.

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

Photo courtesy of Fully Booked Photo courtesy of Fully Booked

The Paulo Coelho 2020 planner is available at National Bookstore and Fully Booked stores. Prices may vary.

Jacinto and Lirio Alamat Dream Board Desk Planner

Locally-made from vegan, water hyacinth plant leather, the beautiful Jacinto and Lirio planner series features Philippine cultural icons on hand-painted covers (P1699) and comes in a handy case. You can also opt for a plain caramel brown (P1469) as the cover.

Photo courtesy of Jacinto and Lirio

Their designs: Alamat ng Mais, Pakwan, Saging, and Pinya. Other features: a zipped exterior pocket, a secret pocket, a cork board, a dream board, and a magnetic clipboard flap to keep its calendar pages intact.

Photo courtesy of Jacinto and Lirio  Photo courtesy of Jacinto and Lirio

Photo courtesy of Jacinto and Lirio

These hand-crafted planners can be purchased online through their website.

BDJ Petit Planners

If small and simple is what you’re looking for, Filed’s Petit Planners (P350) and their two designs are your best bet coming into 2020.

Photo courtesy of National Bookstore

They’re conveniently passport-sized, pocketable, and they come in a protective ziplock plastic case. Inside are undated note pages and 12 monthly calendars.

The Petit Planners are available at National Bookstore branches.

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