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Violet Hues Usher in Spring Style

Purple hues are coming up rosy this season.

1. Pandora necklace with glass Murano beads on a leather cord. $325. Windsor Jewelry, 16 N. Meridian St., 317-634-6736,

2. Silk tie. $75. J. Benzal, 739 Massachusetts Ave., 317-222-1216; 711 Veterans Way, Carmel, 317-805-1879;

3. Elegant Lighting chandelier. $381. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, Indiana Design Center, 200 S. Range Line Rd., Carmel, 317-705-0794,

4. Sephora+Pantone Universe “Radiant Rush” matte lipstick. $18. Available at all Sephora stores; for locations

5. Lucky Brand tie-dye bikini. Top, $68, bottom, $58. Beach Baby Surf and Swimwear, 8687 River Crossing Blvd., 317-574-4948,

6. Vera Bradley “Julep Tulip” weekender tote bag. $98. Vera Bradley, The Fashion Mall, 317-708-7069,

Photos by Tony Valainis

This article appeared in the March 2014 issue.

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.

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