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Hot List 6.27.14

1. Manolo Blahnik “Pretati Bicolor” stilettos in silver and white glam up the summer. $795. Saks Fifth Avenue, The Fashion Mall, 317-816-0171,

2. Tarte LipSurgence lip gloss isn’t sticky and won’t snag flyaway hairs. $19. Sephora, for locations

3. Is there a more versatile (and affordable) summer staple than Saludos “Classic Stripe” ankle-tie espadrilles in navy and white? $54. 14 Districts Weekend, Carmel City Center, 317-805-1857,

4. Artists from Oak Grove Pottery in Brown County handcraft these beautiful, earthy oil-and-vinegar cruets. $25 each. The Wild Olive, 44 N. Van Buren St., Nashville, 812-988-8453,

5. Squared away on Indy-pride tees? Branch out to other forms of expression, like this charming Indy mug. $19. Lilly’s Soap Kitchen, 603 Virginia Ave., 317-643-1179, on Facebook



Fernandez began writing for Indianapolis Monthly in 1995 while studying journalism at Indiana University. One of her freelance assignments required her to join a women's full-tackle football team for a season. She joined the staff in 2005 to edit IM's ancillary publications, including Indianapolis Monthly Home. In 2011, she became a senior editor responsible for the Circle City section as well as coverage of shopping, homes, and design-related topics. Now the director of editorial operations, she lives in Garfield Park.