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From hostess and coworker gifts to manicurist and mailman thank yous, the holidays bring endless gift-giving occasions, so it’s important to have a sure-bet gift up your sleeve. We like to stock up on Lindt Lindor Truffles , a deliciously decadent chocolate treat with a hard shell and smooth chocolate center. Given alone, it’s a gift that is sure to please just about everyone on your list, but paired with something that will last long ofter the last truffle has been enjoyed, it becomes a truly memorable gift.

For a hostess gift, fill up a candy dish, vase, or even glass pitcher with Lindt Lindor Truffles; for your hair stylist, a monogrammed mug; and for your coworker, a decorative box that doubles as a desktop organizer. Trust us, it’s a decadent gift that wins every time.

Nothing tastes quite like the Lindor Truffle. Created only by Lindt’s Master Chocolatiers, it’s exquisite chocolate filled with a smooth chocolate center. When the irresistible center starts to melt…so will you. Smooth. Flowing. Luscious. Chocolate like no other.

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There’s nothing we love more than scoring the season’s top trends at budget-friendly prices. This holiday season, we found some of the hottest trends at . Incorporating these pieces into your wardrobe will not only help you look great for all of your holiday soirees, it will also leave plenty of room in your budget for holiday gifts.


Every woman should own at least one sparkly top to mix with everything from jeans to a dressy skirt. A feminine blouse (this season we’re loving bow-tie styles!) easily transitions from office to party and layers perfectly under cardigans and blazers. Whether you opt for a faux fur vest or just a little faux fur trim on a sweater, it’s a cozy winter must-have. Flattering dark jeans are the perfect day-to-night option to for both casual and glam events.

Don’t forget to accessorize! You’ll never regret investing in a pair of standout pumps which can turn any look into something special. A luxe evening clutch adds just the perfect festive touch. Finally, this season is all about the wrist, so slip on some arm candy that really makes a statement.

Fashion inspiration can be found all around you. And everyone deserves a style all her own, without breaking the bank to look and feel fabulous. Shop searsStyle and get more.

Dress Up Topshop Sparkle Spike Drape DressSparkles…spikes…and draping? It sounds like a potential recipe for disaster, but this striking dress ultimately proves otherwise. Beautifully detailed with a swath of light chiffon, the dress features spiky crystal-embellished shoulders - just the thing to bring some extra glamour to the soft pink hue and toughen it up a touch. It’s a fabulous year-round party dress that you’ll love to show off at every opportunity.

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