I recently asked my readers what kinds of posts they’d like to see on Sea of Shoes and I was struck by how many people wanted advice on maintaining red hair. I know first hand how frustrating this can be when you go red. Now that I am back to being a redhead after a little break, I am reminded what a high maintenance color it is to keep. I will now divulge everything I’ve learned about maintaining red hair in my years of experience as a redhead!

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I posted this look on Instagram this week an was inundated with questions and DMs about my cable knit turtleneck. That makes me so happy because this sweater is probably the one item I’ve posted more frequently than anything else I own. The sweater is from a market in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico and I have had it for probably six years now. It looks good with everything and when I wear it I am reminded of some of my favorite shoots we’ve created for this blog. Obviously, I can’t tell you where to get this exact sweater. I think a lot of people would actually find it quite itchy if they wore, it is 100% alpaca wool.

Since so many people asked where to find something similar, below is a round-up of some sweaters available now. It is definitely worth investing in but there are great under $100 options below as you will see. You will get endless wardrobe play out of a good chunky turtleneck. I think Everlane turtleneck is perfect! Also, this one is one sale for $119 and has a really chic funnel neck.

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You might have noticed more lingerie on my Instagram lately. I have always been a fan of lingerie but only in recent years have I come to be an obsessive. I used to think lingerie was only for special occasions, and was happy to lounge and sleep in whatever slobby oversized tee shirts I got from men’s section at the thrift store. It took actually receiving a pair of beautiful pajamas as a gift (green silk ones from Equipment) to realize that nice loungewear can make a lazy day feel really elegant and luxurious.

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