Here's a bit of #tbt trivia for you: When was the last time you sent a handwritten note in the mail? (And no, writing out the check to your building management company doesn't count). It's certainly easier these days to fire off a quick text or email to thank your friend for sending you a housewarming present or dog-sitting for the weekend, but an emoji-less letter on cute stationery—whether stock or personalized—has an old-school touch of class that will not go out of style anytime soon.
Below, we've mapped out 20 of the city's best shops for anything and everything stationery, from boxed sets of thank-you notes and kitschy birthday cards to personalized letterhead and party invitations. Check out the shops below, ranging from well-known chains to neighborhood mom-and-pops, and get inspired to back away from the keyboard.
Additional research by Roderic DavidRead More