The 2002 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book celebrates over 75 years of legendary tradition with 500 featured items on 160 magical pages, including gifts ranging from practical to whimsical, all with one common thread - each is unforgettable.
The most expensive item in the 2002 Christmas Book is a collection of 10 original paintings by Andy Warhol. The Athlete Series, the only set ever to be put up for sale, features "Ten of the World's Greatest Athletes," including Muhammed Ali, Chris Evert, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Tom Seaver and Pele, priced at $3,000,000.
Also offered this year is the Neiman Marcus Limited Edition 2004 Cadillac XLR, a magnificent convertible luxury roadster for $85,000. Limited to 101 of these motorized vehicles, two are being reserved to benefit worthy charities and the rest become available for purchase on October 15, 2002. And don't forget about the Limited Edition Neiman Marcus Burberry Taxi for $58,900.
The least expensive items is a cover-art inspired tin, filled with frosted tree-shaped pretzels, gingerbread or shortbread cookies for $18. Every year, the Book features an array of such "gifts that give,"including holiday favorites like musical snow globes, hand-stitched stockings and irresistible sweets, from which a portion of the proceeds benefits a deserving charity. Neiman Marcus has selected St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, one of the world's premier centers for research and treatment of diseases in children, as this year's charity.