Shepherds (who have branches on Gillingham Street and Curzon Street as well as Rochester Row) make the most attractive and best value diaries on the market in London.
They come in two sizes and each diary is covered in lovely hand made chiyogami paper and hand bound. At £24 and £30 a go, I think they blow their near competitors out of the water. In my mind, aesthetically, and in terms of quality, only something from Smythson’s or Pineider would really compare, but you can have one of these for a fraction of the price. And if you want to treat yourself, you can also get a matching pencil (I’ll write elsewhere about pencils) or some origami paper….