Hot List: 2.13.15

1. You’ll start humming The Beatles song every time you look at this feel-good hand-hooked pillow, but that’s not a bad thing. $49.95. M.G. Tates, The Fashion Mall, 317-818-0517,  Facebook page

2. Who doesn’t love a slimming optical illusion? This versatile heavy-knit dress does you a lot of favors and it’s plenty warm enough for winter (paired with tights and a jacket, of course). $306. Enza’s Boutique, 320 N. Meridian St. (Chamber of Commerce building), 317-951-4085, Facebook page

3. Move over, massage chairs. Our new obsession at Brookstone is the reimagined inline skates from Cardiff. You just strap them onto your shoes and make like a Venice Beach juicehead. $159. Brookstone, Circle Centre, 317-624-9917, brookstone.com

4. One of our favorite local artists, Nathaniel Russell, always gives us something to think about—even through an object as ordinary as a 2015 calendar. $30. crookedarm.blogspot.com

5. From the less-is-more department, these charmingly minimalist greeting cards from Indy stationer No. 18 Paper Co. are sold exclusively at Righno boutique. $5 per card. Righno, 1103 N. College Ave., 317-796-4704, righno.com

The Hot List is our weekly roundup of retail favorites.


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.