On September 29th 1887, Frank Smythson started a high quality and eponymous stationery line using the highest quality leather. 122 years later, and after producing for the imperial Japanese family, and governors from Bombay, Bengal, and Madras, among others, find the famous notebooks, with evocative titles and subtle colors, available at colette.

Available are a number of different format Diary’s for 2010, all of which claiming class and quality over its competitors. A definate must have and an easy addition to anyone’s XMAS wishlist.