A survey of more than 1400 Australian women conducted by Pilot Pen Australia revealed that 90 per cent said that pens make a smart fashion statement and that 55 per cent have a favourite pen they like to keep in their handbag.
"Pens, just like mobile phone cases, purses and handbags make a stylish statement and can add more personality to your appearance," says fountain pen expert and ambassador for Pilot Pen Australia, Sophia Le.
Enter the new range of fashion forward fountain pens – the Pilot MR3 Retro Pop Collection. This executive style fountain pen features a matte metal barrel and comes in a choice of fun colours and funky designs to add a pop of colour to your wardrobe.
Choose from: Grey with a houndstooth pattern ring, Red with a wave pattern ring, Violet with an ellipse pattern ring, Light green with a marble pattern ring, Orange with a flower pattern ring and Aqua with a dots pattern ring. Price $38.25 each.
"This new range is a great choice for anybody who loves to co-ordinate their accessories to add a touch of style and dimension for a more polished look," said Sophia.
Each MR3 fountain pen is available in a fine or a medium stainless steel nib to suit your handwriting style - simply fill with your favourite ink using the handy squeeze converter inside the pen.
Renowned for its exquisite pigment, Pilot's Iroshizuku ink makes the perfect accompaniment to a smart fountain pen.
"Pilot's Irsohizuku ink is the ink of choice by calligraphers and handwriting experts. It is available in an extensive rage of stunning colours, inspired and named by the Japanese landscape and comes in an elegant glass bottle to add a designer look to your desktop," says Sophia.
Pilot Pen's Iroshizuku Inks are priced $29.95 each for a 50ml bottle and are available in a choice of 24 beautiful colours. A three-pack 15ml bottle gift set is also available price $47.50.
Sophia Le is a pen lover and fountain pen collector. She is an active member of online community and podcast, the Nib Section, celebrating beautiful handwriting and fountain pens. For further information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/TheNibSection/.com/thenibsection.
Pilot Pen is the largest pen manufacturer in Japan and has subsidiaries throughout the world, including Australia. The Pilot range is extensive, covering premium gold nib fountain pens to everyday ballpoint pens and markers. For further information and stockists, visit: http://www.pilotpen.com.au.