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New: “Our website was shipping a huge amount to Zionsville, Carmel, and Noblesville,” says Brooke Madgzinski of Dottie Couture. Greenwood’s favorite boutique is now taking on the north side.

SEE WHERE IT LANDED

On the Blog

The Hot List

The Hot List

This week: Cute kids' slippers, wonderfully weird salvage, and free professional styling advice.

COME IN FROM THE COLD

A Fine Vintage: IndySwank Shuts Its Doors

A Fine Vintage: IndySwank Shuts Its Doors

The stylish store closes after three years in Fountain Square. On the heels of two other recent closings, Kelly Kendall asks, What's happening to Indy's retro-chic shops?

HEADS UP: YOU CAN STILL SHOP ONLINE

Golden Globes Looks for Less

Golden Globes Looks for Less

Check out this photo album of Golden Globes styles and their low-cost lookalikes. You decide—how close are the JC Penney versions to the originals?

BUDGET FASHION

From the Magazine

Everywhere We Look: Tribal Prints

Everywhere We Look: Tribal Prints

Desert tones dominate the tribe-vibe look, so go native with this southwestern trend.

FIVE WAYS TO WEAR IT

Wanted: Lace-Up Boots

Wanted: Lace-Up Boots

The style for the perfect rough riders this season is flat and workmanlike. Leave them unlaced at the top and wrap the strings around the boot.

WE FOUND A GREAT PAIR ON MASS AVE

Best of Indy: Fashion Enterprise

Best of Indy: Fashion Enterprise

You won't see the name One Click Ventures in style magazines, but its websites are everywhere, turning the Greenwood biz into an empire of trendy accessories.

AND THEY MET ON MATCH.COM

Best of Indy: Mail-Order Business

Best of Indy: Mail-Order Business

Best of Indy winner 12Fold runs a monthly pocket-square subscription service. So, after getting the stylish accessory in the mail, how to fold it? Here, co-founder Marcus Hall reveals some great ways to fold this oft-overlooked accessory.

SEE THE VIDEO DEMO

The Give Guide: Golden Shopportunities

The Give Guide: Golden Shopportunities

You get stuff you want. Good causes get a cut of the money. See our roundup that includes a colorful hardbound wedding album from Bohemian Red Images, by offbeat Indy photographer Katie Basbagill.

GIFTS TO HELP EIGHT GREAT CAUSES

Edited by Megan Fernandez and Jonathan Scott

My Look: Dan Ripley's Wooden Glasses

My Look: Dan Ripley's Wooden Glasses

The man behind two of Indy’s coolest new events—the Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace and WARMfest, a music weekend—sports some conversation-starting frames.

MADE IN INDIANA

For the Boys: No-Cost Coifs

No-Cost Coifs

Need a quick trim or a complete overhaul of your follicles? Perhaps David Beckham's artfully tousled 'do? A downtown salon has guys covered—for free—through Valentine's Day.

CHOP, CHOP


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