Who Needs Hallmark When We Have These Too-Cute D.C. Holiday Cards?

Click away from the e-cards, sister. This go-round, consider investing in some grown-up, extra-stylish stationery, especially when you're sending thank-you notes for those thoughtful gifts from your friends and fam.
And we've got just the thing to get you penning Emily Post-worthy notes in no time: On Wednesday, Neiman Marcus hosts a seasonal shopping event where you can browse the new holiday cards from R. Nichols, which feature four whimsical, Washington-inspired scenes created by artist Nick Hanzlik. You can pick up a set of 10 cards for $25, or go all in and score a limited-edition, signed holiday print for $48. While you're there, don't forget to snag a free (yes, you read that correctly) $50 gift card for purchases of regular-priced items from the Contemporary, Dress Collections and Career departments. Need more to get you in the spirit? You can also scope out the store staff's holiday gift picks, grab some gourmet hot cocoa, and hear the Washington Girls Chorus perform. 'Tis the season...
When: Wednesday, November 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Avenue NW; 202-966-9700. Call or email to RSVP.
Photo: Courtesy of R. Nichols/BrandLinkPR