The Hot List 4.18.14

1. How to dress up dark denim: Yoana Baraschi’s “St. Tropez” cut-out dress in indigo with an exposed back zipper. $374. 14 Districts, 101 W. Main St., Carmel, 317-818-4585, shop14districts.com

2. Design aficianados will flock to snap up Charley Harper glasses, each named for the bird depicted on it. $8.75 each. Silver in the City, 434 Massachusetts Ave., 317-955-9925, silverinthecity.com

3. Spring colors pop on Fossil’s “Celine” rose-gold watch with a bright or pastel face. $145. Fossil, Castleton Square Mall, 317-845-8145, fossil.com

4. Get your Mizuno “Wave Rider” running shoes now to break them in for the Mini. $115. Blue Mile. bluemile.com for locations in Broad Ripple, Carmel, Fishers, and Greenwood

5. The Naptown Roller Girls limited-edition “Scar Wars” T-shirt, featuring the names of all the roller-derby teammates (hi, Freddie Cougar!), is available at the April 19 bout and likely to sell out. $20. naptownrollergirls.com for bout details

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.