13 January 2014

Tips for buying a Mulberry Agenda

The group on Facebook has gone a bit crazy, and lots of people have asked the same questions, therefore I thought I would write a quick blog post with some advice on buying a Mulberry Agenda

The obvious - be careful with eBay as there are lots of fakes out there, and you have to be pretty magical to know the difference (I don't know much really)

The sizes:

They only sell two sizes now, one which is Agenda the other which is Pocketbook:

Agenda size has a completely different size rings to a Personal Filofax, the spacing is completely different. The page size is also different, Agenda size is A6, which is very nice and proportional but it means anything you use in a Personal size Filofax will not be able to fit.

See picture below:

Do not buy the Agenda size thinking it will hold Personal sized pages. 

If you do go for Agenda size I recommend buying the Rapesco Diary Hole Punch (it is so cheap on amazon) then take the back cover off and put it so both sets of hole punches line up with the middle (thank you Steve for that tip)

Pocketbook size holds Pocket sized Filofax inserts, so that is quite easy (I do not own one so I cannot give much more information on them)

They used to sell an A5 size one, which Anita has done a blog post on Philofaxy about, it appears the ring spacing is personal size Filofax spacing, just to be really awkward.

Here is a paper size comparison from Philofaxy which Steve did back in 2011

Any questions let me know and I will try and help you :)


  1. Thank you. I'd been wondering how the Mulberry compared to FF personal.

  2. Hi Imy - all the early (I'm talking 1980s) A5 organisers that I remember - such as Time Manager - had the standard ring spacing (as we have now on Filofax Personal). It was Filofax, who only came into the A5 market in the 1990s, who were awkward and upset things by introducing a different ring spacing.

  3. I'd love a Mulberry, but there's absolutely no way I can justify the expense right now. I just adore your Millie, though!

  4. Do you know what the ringsize is of the Mulberry Agenda? I am considering buying the Agenda size.
    Thank you for the information.

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