Our Top 10 Shopping & Home Stories of 2014

<em>IM</em>’s most-viewed shopping, style, home, and Realty articles of the year

These are the most viewed dispatches online in the realms noted above. Proceed to checkout.
Honorable Mention: Inhabit Sets Up in Irvington: Readers couldn’t get enough of the home-decor and -goods shop, which makes two appearances here. [February]
1214-MISSAMERICA.DAUGHTER-500x50010. My Best of Indy: Katie Stam Irk: Miss America 2009 dishes on the top shopping prospects in her weekly routine. Here’s to you, Carmel City Center! [December]
0114-DOTTIE-COUTURE9. Dottie Couture Adds a Sister Store: Get it, girls. [January]
8. Inhabit Debuts Its First Showroom: The Pride of Irvington puts down roots, and they’re beautiful. [September]
Nov11_cabin1-photosize-7. Flashback Feature: Black Beauty, Deep in Brown County: This contemporary cabin sends you into the woods, and it became available again this year, to the gawking delight of many. [originally November 2011]
0814-IN-TEES.2.8006. Us to a Tee: 54 Cool Indiana Shirts: You know you want one—or 12. [August]
5. Flashback Feature: Vera Bradley’s True Colors: “Made in China”? Come again? [originally June 2009]
1114-KesslerMansion14. Three Under-the-Radar, Unusual Hotels for Your Guests: Talk about taking a holiday. [November]
3. Best of Indy: 34 Readers’ Choice Winners: From the top jewelry store to the premier art gallery, the best baby clothes to the boastworthy alterations shop, it’s all right here. [December]

2. IndyCar Wives & Girlfriends Glam It Up at IMS Photo Shoot: Fast fashion on the oval. [May]
1. Unspoken Rules of the Fashion Mall: To those readers (and Facebook commenters) who took this story a bit seriously, we salute you. Happy shopping. [December]