The Hot List 5.2.14 – Mother's Day Edition

1. A thick terrycloth spa wrap, good for home or at the pool. (Multiple patterns available.) $40. Be Boutique, 5607 N. Illinois St., 317-257-3826, betheboutique.com

2. Bebe & Tay multicolored sapphire necklace with yellow-gold accents, made by Indy’s Barbi Thrapp. $1,200. G. Thrapp Jewelers, 5609 N. Illinois St., 317-255-5555, gthrapp.com/jewelry/bebe-tay

3. Chive upside-down hanging plant in a ceramic pot. $15. Planted, 14 S. Range Line Rd., Carmel, 317-569-0309, facebook.com/plantedinc

4. Hard-to-find Havaianas flip-flops, the most comfy on the planet and made in Brazil. $28. 14 Districts, 110 W. Main St., Carmel, 317-818-4585, facebook.com/14-Districts

5. “Signature” cork tote. $98. C. Wonder, The Fashion Mall, 317-569-1431, cwonder.com

6. Aveda Stress-Fix bath salts. $50 (on sale now). Hairspray, 8487 Union Chapel Rd., 317-251-6500, hairsprayindy.com

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