Hot List: Local Boutique Buys

The Hot List is a weekly roundup of our latest impulse buys.

Sleek and cool, like the rock itself, this marble-printed asymmetrical skirt will make a statement. Plain and simple: This skirt rocks. $68. Lily & Sparrow Boutique, 11720 Maple St., Fishers, 317-578-2445

Rewined CancleConsider it your civic duty to drink wine, now that South Carolina outfit Rewined is upcycling bottles and re-creating the pinot noir scent in soy candles. $28. Tangerine Cards & Gifts, 4335 W. 106th St., Ste. 800,
Carmel, 317-870-1890

Anthro alarm clockStep aside, iPhone alarm. With a touch-activated snooze feature and an LED light, this reproduced 1971 Banker’s Clock makes having an alarm clock cool again. $168. Anthropologie, The Fashion Mall, 317-574-0803

Paper Source toyThis desk decoration doubles as a grownup toy: Turn the hourglass upside down to craft a magnetic sand sculpture—all while wasting only one minute of work! $19.95. Paper Source, The Fashion Mall, 317-819-0238

Wilks & Wilson mixFor those mornings you can’t even roll out of bed for brunch, we bring you Indiana’s own Wilks & Wilson Bloody Mary mix. Just add vodka. $11.99. Homespun: Modern Handmade, 869 Massachusetts Ave., 317-351-0280

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