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My Review Monday: Patent Filofax

Patent Filofax Personal Organiser

Compact Patent Lavender Filofax 


Patent, a well liked design launched last year, is updated in cool pastel shades of lemon, lavender and duck egg, and comes in pocket and the increasingly popular compact size.

FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY to celebrate the launch of our newest products we are giving you FREE UK standard delivery on spring launches. Plus if you buy any selected spring launches, you can buy any Filofax pen* for half price! No codes needed, just add to your bag and discounts will be applied. *excludes Yard-O-Led. Limit to 1 pen.  (as of 03/28/14)

Details:
Dare to be bold with these high gloss, high impact patent organisers in stunning colours.

Left Hand Details: two card slots, one flap pocket
Right Hand Details: one vertical slip pocket
Diary Type: week on two pages 5 language 12 month diary
Available in Pocket and Compact size


Materials:
Material Exterior: high gloss leather-look pu
Material Interior: combination of external pu + colour matched polyester lining


Specs:
Closure Detail: pu strap with concealed popper
Pen Loop: one colour matched elastic pen loop
Ring Mechanism: Pocket: 19mm, Personal: 15mm
Colors: Black, Duck Egg, Lavender, Lemon, Purple, Red

Pricing:
Pocket - £28.00 = $46 USD
Personal - £30.00 =$50 USD

My Impressions:
In my hands, it feels very lightweight. Sometimes patent leather can feel like plastic, this does not. The material feels thin. As you can see in the photo above, I noticed that due to my long nails, I was leaving indentations on the closure strap. It is very faint, and unless you are really looking at the details, you won't notice them. Although, this could be a nuisance if you tend to throw your organiser into your bag or purse. It may be prone to these types of indentations. I tried to rub them out with my fingers, but not sure if that made any difference. The color is very similar to that of the Filofax Metropol Range. 


The style is also similar to that of the Saffiano Range. Same style strap, and similar internal layout design.


As with most compact sized organisers, I love using this particular size as a wallet. It is great as a planner as well, nice and lightweight compared to a personal sized organiser. If you are unfamiliar with the sizing of these organisers, please refer to my post here: How to choose a Filofax personal organiser.
*The Compact sized organisers use the same size paper as the Personal size. * 
 l I think the color selection of this range is perfect for springtime. It has been a while since Filofax came out with pretty pastel colors such as lemon, duck egg blue, and lavender. This organiser is due to be released on the Filofax USA website around Mid-late April 2014. If you can't wait until then, it is available for order on the Filofax UK website. 
**Please note the special promotion going on which was mentioned at the top of the page. 

 
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