Hot List 10.31.14

1. It’s okay if your pet has more clothes than you do, but his or her closet isn’t complete without the perfectly baggy “Bobble” knit dog sweater from Free People. Order in the store for free shipping to your house. $68. Free People, The Fashion Mall, 317-569-0348, freepeople.com
2. With an au courant chunky heel and versatile taupe color, Rag & Bone’s “Newbury” calf-hair ankle boot is just as sensible as it is smokin’. $595. 8 Fifteen, 815 E. 65th St., 253-1234, 8fifteen.com
3. Send a funny message to any traveler who picks up your bag on the carousel with these chatty, wooden luggage tags. One says “If you’d like to help me out, just scream [insert your name].” $3.50 each. White River Mercantile Antique Store inside Logan Village Mall, 877 Logan St., Noblesville, 317-776-9999, Facebook page
4. What says Indy more than the city’s name in a moto-style font? These unisex Indy-centric distressed-leather ID bracelets from Fosterweld are easy to fasten, too. $30. Silver in the City, 434 Massachusetts Ave., 317-955-9925, silverinthecity.com
5. Ralph Lauren’s “Cale” paperweight anchors a desk in polished nautical style. $50. Charles Mayer, 5629 N. Illinois St., 317-275-2900, charlesmayer.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.