Like most of us, you probably started 2020 with the best intentions and a carefully selected trusty paper-based planner by your side. Three months into the year, chances are that planner either started collecting dust or went in the trash because — #2020.
As we enter a new year and the promise of a fresh start, we happen to believe in the power of planning, manifesting, and keeping our lives organized, despite the curveballs thrown our way. So, here are some of our favorite planners to help you start the new year in a positive, organized way.
Because if you kick off 2021 with a super chic planner, it’s bound to be a good year. (Riiight?)
The fan-favorite Life Planner by Erin Condren has it all — with tabbed monthly calendars, weekly planning pages, fun and functional stickers, coloring pages and even an inspiration board — there’s a feature for everyone to keep you organized and excited for what’s ahead.
Dated January through December 2021, this hardcover planner includes daily dated planning pages, a monthly calendar view with a Monday start, and a notes section for each month. It has coated tabs and twin-wire binding, making it an easy, durable way to set goals, plan your time, and feel good about it. Day Designer also offers a bigger option for just $10 more.
Classic, understated and chic, this leather planner is available in 11 colors and features a lay-flat design for ease of writing. They are handcrafted and guaranteed for life, complete with a super handy reference section for time zones, dates of note, holidays, and more.
This planner had us at the pretty pink and gold marble cover. Plus, it has 14 months to plan so you can get a head start on your 2021 goals and aspirations! It’s perfectly sized at 8.5”x11” and is crafted with durable, high-quality paper to sustain whatever the year throws at it.
We love the modern, bold multicolor look of this green wire-bound hardcover planner by Kate Spade. It’s striking yet simple, and even includes a fun gold foil sticker sheet to add a bit of glam and shine to your year ahead.
Are you super into astrology? Or perhaps you are hoping to garner the power of the laws of attraction in the new year to crush your goals and achieve your dreams? This is the planner for you. It includes to-do lists, feel-good lists, and a gratitude journal section, and your purchase even includes a free video mini-course that teachers a 10-minute morning routine to set you up for success, productivity, and focus. Its cover is crafted from animal-friendly PU leather and it’s beautifully adorned with artwork & affirmations.
Featuring a simple, black cloth-wrapped cover and durable, heavyweight pages, this monthly planner is a simple and chic way to stay organized. It’s also made in the USA and has handy check-off boxes for whatever is topping your to-do list this year.
If 2020 was the year of Tiger King, make 2021 the year of the Tigress with this funky printed planner available at Express. Channel your inner fierceness within this one-year layout that measures 7”x9” and features gorgeous gold spiral binding and metallic gold foil. It’s handmade in North Carolina and is designed with a two-page weekly spread for maximum organization and space.
If you’re looking for something more petite for your pocket or purse, this pint-sized 2021 planner measures in at 3.6”x6” and features a pearl, shimmery cover on the outside, and an artfully designed calendar planner on the inside. Printed with earth-friendly soy-based ink, the pages are thick enough so that there’s no ink bleeding, and its small stature is perfect for the girl on the go.
Ready to set and conquer some serious goals in 2021? Then this Legend Planner is for you. This goal journal planner is the dated version of the Legend Planner PRO Weekly. It has lots of space for writing down weekly tasks and activities, so you can live out each day with a focus on reaching your goals. The planner’s design is actually [based on leading scientific studies that are proven to increase productivity & happiness!
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