Perfectly pocked sized, the Panama diary has been a a classic since 1908, when Frank Smythson created it as the world's first portable diary. Our most popular diary, it is available every year in a host of seasonal shades alongside classic colours. Each 2021 Panama diary is made in England by our artisans and is filled with our signature Featherweight paper. See your week in one place with its handy week-to-view layout.
  • Azure pocket diary in crossgrain lambskin
  • Week-to-view layout
  • Runs from 16th November 2020 to 23rd January 2022
  • Gilt-edged, pale blue Featherweight paper
  • Made in England
  • Dimensions: W9 x H14cm / W3.5 x H5.5"


Our Panama leather has become a Smythson icon, borrowing its telltale crossgrain texture from our famous Panama diary, designed by Frank Smythson in 1908. Lightweight, flexible and hard-wearing, just like its namesake, this calf leather beautifully combines form and function.