Aspinal’s Envelope-Wrap Journals

You may love your steeped-in-history Moleskine travel journal. However, Aspinal of London’s Envelope Wrap Journal may give the legendary Italian notebook a run for its money in the coolness department.

Hand-made from soft, supple calfskin, and hand-waxed to a high-gloss finish, Aspinal’s journals contain 300 pages — choose between feint lined or “plain buttery cream” — for you to encourage your budding Hemingway.

Available from pocket-sized to extra large, before setting off on your next journey choose between either antique brown (if you’re heading somewhere “Old World”) or black (if you’re jetting off to a cosmopolitan destination).

With such a nice journal, don’t overlook the perfect pen: