Smythson Writing Folder



Smythson, famed stationary supplier to Queen Victoria in the 1890s, partnered with Orient Express to create a stylish writing folder. Whether journeying to the office or exploring a new locale, store your documents in style with this six-pocket folder in A5 format. The lambskin cover features an Orient Express monogram.

  • Created by Smythson exclusively for Orient Express
  • Textured calf leather exterior
  • Smooth calf leather interior
  • Spiral-bound, pale blue Featherweight notepad, A5 size
  • Zipper closure
  • Six interior pockets
  • Elastic pen loop
  • 75 pages
  • Made in England
  • W 7.5" x H 9.5" x D 1"
lifestyle product

An Exclusive Orient Express Creation




A True Legend

In 1887, four years after Orient Express’s first voyage, Frank Smythson opened his first stationery and leather goods shop in London. Two decades later, he designed the Panama collection, from which the Smythson writing folder is born.

A True Legend

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The Leather

The writing folder is handcrafted from textured calf leather, while the interior features smooth calf leather.

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The Paper

Smythson’s signature pale blue Featherweight paper is Forest Stewardship Council® certified.

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The writing folder features an Orient-Express monogram created by famed graphic designer Philippe Apeloig on the cover.

About the product

Anatomy of the Writing Folder

Easily slipped into a travel bag or briefcase, the folder’s convenient size makes it suitable for bringing documents on the go.