The Hot List 5.9.14

1. Electra “Night Owl” bell. $15.99. Bicycle Garage Indy, 4340 E. 82nd St., 317-842-4140; 997 E. County Line Rd., Greenwood, 317-885-7194; bgindy.com

2. “Mandala” lace-sleeve romper, sexy enough for cocktail parties. $228. BCBG Max Azria, The Fashion Mall, 317-566-9990, bcbgmazazriagroup.com

3. Magnetic-closure stainless-steel contemporary necklace, easy for Mom to put on. $250. Windsor Jewelry, 16 N. Meridian St., 317-634-6736, windsorjewelry.com

4. Bargain of the week: Penguin “Basic” shorts in bright aqua. $29. Nordstrom Rack, 4036 E. 82nd St., 317-572-2955, nordstromrack.com

5. Pinstripe maxi dress, perfect for casual Indy 500 events. $46. Dottie Couture, 8555 River Rd., 317-844-5848; 789 N. U.S. 31, Greenwood, 317-888-8242; dottiecouture.com

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.