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Mermaid Shimmer Playsuits To Shine In On Land

Mermaid Shimmer Playsuits To Shine In On Land

Sparkle Like the Sea in a Mermaid Romper   Channel a siren of the sea in a look that could lure any sailor into the depths… a mermaid shimmer playsuit.  Mimicking the enchanted nautical hues of a mermaid’s tail, these sparkling and shimmering one piece outfits […]

Award-Winning Travel Photography Inspiration for a Remote and Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Award-Winning Travel Photography Inspiration for a Remote and Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Beautiful Travel Images for Summer Vacation Inspiration   Summer vacation is just around the corner, and Paper Duchesses had your inspiration for remote and unforgettable destinations.  Peruse these award-winning landscape travel images that showcase beautiful and lesser-trod locales.  Get inspiration for some breathtaking scenery, interesting experiences, […]

Nude Eyeshadow Shades from Japonesque in Velvet Touch ~ Luxury Beauty Product Review

Nude Eyeshadow Shades from Japonesque in Velvet Touch ~ Luxury Beauty Product Review

Luxury Nude Eyeshadows with a Velvet Touch   Every girl needs an arsenal of delicious nude eyeshadow shades to complete their collection, so let me just suggest to you a new brand I’ve come across called Japonesque that I wanted to do a quick review […]

You Ghosted the Wrong Instagram Mom, Sexy Professional American Football Player!

You Ghosted the Wrong Instagram Mom, Sexy Professional American Football Player!

I was Ghosted on Instagram By A Sexy American Football Player   Hello to the Internet, I have an announcement I am making out of pure and utter revenge, please indulge me.  It’s the Grum Mum again, back with an update on all the shenanigans […]

Not Très Enchantée : The Reality of a Dream Date in Paris When You’re Over 60

Not Très Enchantée : The Reality of a Dream Date in Paris When You’re Over 60

Well, Paris was fun… But it wasn’t exactly as dreamy and romantic as a lady might have hoped for.  If you missed it, I was packing for a trip to Paris with a dear old friend to buy a watch.   Paris is always magical… […]

Gorgeous Book Sets: Beautiful Bound and Hardcover Books I’m Lusting For

Gorgeous Book Sets: Beautiful Bound and Hardcover Books I’m Lusting For

Beautiful Books to Tempt and Delight   It’s no secret that I love a gorgeous book, and a whole set? Fits of ecstasy. As I was searching for a gorgeous pink library of Jane Austen’s work, I came across a whole slew of tempting and […]

Dusting Powder Is Still a Ladylike Choice for Skincare

Dusting Powder Is Still a Ladylike Choice for Skincare

Elegant Dusting Powder for After Bath Luxury   I can still remember those days as a little girl, watching with wonder as my mother applied a magical powder laced with crystalline sparkles to her dewy skin after a bath.  It was a familiar sight, for indeed ladies […]

Perfect Red Holiday Lips with Dita Von Teese: Steal Her Lipstick Secrets & See Her Collection!

Perfect Red Holiday Lips with Dita Von Teese: Steal Her Lipstick Secrets & See Her Collection!

Steal Dita Von Teese’s Famous Red Lips!   Discover the lipstick secrets of the glamorous Dita Von Teese, legendary burlesque dancer and vintage style evangelist.  In the video below, Dita walks us through her unstoppable formula for the perfect red-lipped pout.  Starting with a bare […]

A Luxury Anniversary in Paris, France with David & Sophie Shohet: Romantic Weekend Travel Vlog to the City of Lights

A Luxury Anniversary in Paris, France with David & Sophie Shohet: Romantic Weekend Travel Vlog to the City of Lights

Join the Shohets for a Luxury Paris Weekend   Sophie Shohet is a Luxury Fashion and Lifestyle Youtuber who chronicles her life in reality-show style vlogs in addition to creating informative videos.  Sophie and her husband David recently celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary with a […]

The Royal Engagement Interview with Prince Harry & Meghan Markle That Answers All Your Questions!

The Royal Engagement Interview with Prince Harry & Meghan Markle That Answers All Your Questions!

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Royal Engagement Interview   Prince Harry of England proposed marriage to American actress Meghan Markle early in the month of November, and today the Royal Family made public their engagement with both a press photo-call and an intimate seated interview.  […]

Do You Remember Venice?

Do You Remember Venice?

Do you remember Venice? I’ll always remember Venice.     Venice. Everything about that place was foreign and so magical.     Old magic, steps worn by the feet of the countless souls that passed before.   The bright sun reflecting of the choppy waters, […]

Essena O’Neill Reveals the Truth Behind Social Influencer Success in Farewell Treatise to Online Media

Essena O’Neill Reveals the Truth Behind Social Influencer Success in Farewell Treatise to Online Media

Essena O’Neill Reveals the Truth Behind Social Influencer Success   In the following lengthy treatise, former influencer and model Essena O’Neill describes her journey after famously quitting social media.  After receiving applause and support following her shocking Instagram revelations about the true nature of social […]

The Time I Was a Cover Model : Posing for a Famous Music Album in Exotic Bangladesh, Storytime with Emme

The Time I Was a Cover Model : Posing for a Famous Music Album in Exotic Bangladesh, Storytime with Emme

Model for a Famous Music Album in Exotic Bangladesh   Once upon a time long ago in an exotic faraway land, I served as the face of a love song.   From a shy party guest with unexpected paparazzi to a model posing on the cover of a […]

Romantic Feminine Fashion For Valentine’s Day in Pink and Red

Romantic Feminine Fashion For Valentine’s Day in Pink and Red

Valentine’s Day is a special time of year to embrace all that is romantic and sweet, and fashion is no exception. Indulge your desire for feminine colors and take them into haute couture territory with shimmering metallic hues. Take inspiration from designers and the runway […]

The Prettiest Dresses of the Season are Sparkling Sequin Gowns from British Designer Needle & Thread

The Prettiest Dresses of the Season are Sparkling Sequin Gowns from British Designer Needle & Thread

The Prettiest Dresses in Sparkling Shades   Sparkling with sequins and layered with delicate tulle, the prettiest dresses of the season are from Needle & Thread!  With embroidered flowers, lace, and whimsical embellishments, these dresses sparkle from every angle and exude feminine charm.  Delightfully ladylike […]

Hannah Jeter was PREGNANT While Posing in These Micro Bikinis for Just Released Sports Illustrated : Swimsuit Edition!

Hannah Jeter was PREGNANT While Posing in These Micro Bikinis for Just Released Sports Illustrated : Swimsuit Edition!

Hannah Posed While Pregnant… Barely!   Hannah Jeter was actually pregnant in these shots, taken for the 2017 Sports Illustrated : Swimsuit Edition magazine… but only barely!  Hannah still stuns with her model’s lean and toned physique and looks amazing carrying her first child with baseball […]

Pretty Pink & Purple Plaid Shirts to Cheer up the Autumn and Winter Blues

Pretty Pink & Purple Plaid Shirts to Cheer up the Autumn and Winter Blues

Cozy Flannel Shirts for the Fall Season   No shirt is more quintessential to autumn than a warm flannel in an festive plaid print.  There is something comforting about enrobing yourself in a classic style you can return to year after year.  If purples and […]

Delicious Mauritius!  Travel Vlogs to the Paradise Island That Will Make You Book a Holiday Vacation

Delicious Mauritius! Travel Vlogs to the Paradise Island That Will Make You Book a Holiday Vacation

Delicious Mauritus Island Travel Vlogs   Mauritius is a beautiful tropical island lined with sandy beaches, palm trees, and endless scenic views. It’s a luxury escape for the rich or travel savvy and the perfect spot to book for your next holiday vacation. Come explore the […]

Delightful & Easy Valentine’s Day Gift Shopping: Last Minute V-DAY GIFTS on Amazon with 2-Day Prime Shipping!

Delightful & Easy Valentine’s Day Gift Shopping: Last Minute V-DAY GIFTS on Amazon with 2-Day Prime Shipping!

Last Minute Gifts For Valentine’s Day 2018   Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and if you’re like most of the population, you’ve put off buying a gift for your special Valentine until the last minute.  Don’t worry, Paper Duchesses and Amazon have you covered […]

Luxury Shopping in 1965 at Bergdorf Goodman: Take a Peek into the Past with Lacey and Pearls

Luxury Shopping in 1965 at Bergdorf Goodman: Take a Peek into the Past with Lacey and Pearls

Luxury Shopping in 1965 at Bergdorf Goodman   If you love luxury fashion or the thrill of shopping, I have a treat for you today.  Come take a peek into the past with me, Lacey, as we venture into the world of private department store […]

Feeling Sick, Miserable, and Stressed?  Here are some Comforting ASMR Videos to Make You Feel Better!

Feeling Sick, Miserable, and Stressed? Here are some Comforting ASMR Videos to Make You Feel Better!

Comforting ASMR Videos for a Sick Day   Are you sick, miserable, stressed, ill, or otherwise feeling poorly?  If you are, and unable to find a relaxing therapy to make you feel better, I have the solution for you: relaxing ASMR videos that will soothe […]

Anna & Jonathan Saccone Joly Announce New Pregnancy in “Everything Changed For the 4th Time” on YouTube!

Anna & Jonathan Saccone Joly Announce New Pregnancy in “Everything Changed For the 4th Time” on YouTube!

Anna and Jonathan Saccone Joly Announce Pregnancy   It is with delight and a joyful heart that I report on the newest member (upcoming) of the Saccone Joly family!  Anna and Jonathan, longtime daily Youtube vloggers who chronicle their family life, have announced they are […]

Kylie Jenner’s Beautiful Birth Announcement ‘For Our Daughter’ Welcomes New Baby with Travis Scott

Kylie Jenner’s Beautiful Birth Announcement ‘For Our Daughter’ Welcomes New Baby with Travis Scott

Kylie Jenner Gives Birth to Baby Girl   In the first hours of February, 2018 Kylie Jenner gave birth to a healthy baby girl surrounded by family.   Speculation among Kardashian fans and the worldwide media had been rife for nine months: is the youngest daughter […]

Rocket Launch Glam : What to Wear to Sparkle Like a Star for the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Rocket Launch Glam : What to Wear to Sparkle Like a Star for the SpaceX Falcon Heavy

  Star Gazing Glamour for the Falcon Heavy Launch   Imagine a thrilling than an evening under the stars, watching as a rocket explodes from a storm of thunder and fire and arcs through the sky into the heavens in one of the most stunning light shows created by man.  A […]

This Is What’s Inside a Seaside Lavender and Violet Palace in Santorini, Greece

This Is What’s Inside a Seaside Lavender and Violet Palace in Santorini, Greece

Peek Inside a Lavender and Violet Palace in Santorini   A soft photograph for a sunset without rival, seen from inside a white-walled building on the Greek isle of Santorini.  Have you ever imagined what the inside of those fantastical white buildings, built long ago […]

What Camera To Use for Fashion, Travel, & Beauty Photography in 2018: Social Media Lifestyle, Instagram & Blogging Tips!

What Camera To Use for Fashion, Travel, & Beauty Photography in 2018: Social Media Lifestyle, Instagram & Blogging Tips!

  What are the Best Cameras For Instagram & Blogging in 2018?   Welcome to my favorite post of the year where I am going to dish on the question I get asked most as social media ambassador and brand manager and that is: ‘What […]

The Glamorous Star-Studded Royal Blue Gravitanita Heels by Christian Louboutin Sparkle in Navy Suede

The Glamorous Star-Studded Royal Blue Gravitanita Heels by Christian Louboutin Sparkle in Navy Suede

Starry Royal Blue Louboutin Gravitanita Pumps   Christian Louboutin is known for creating glamorous shoe designs that ignite the fires of the imagination and seduce with charming details.  These royal blue Gravitanita Pumps are a perfect example.  This starry style glistens with crystal embellishments clustered at the […]

Vichy’s Mineral 89 is a French Potion for Beautiful, Healthy Skin That You Apply Before Lotion

Vichy’s Mineral 89 is a French Potion for Beautiful, Healthy Skin That You Apply Before Lotion

Vichy Mineral 89 is a French Secret Potion for Beautiful Skin   Like the healing natural waters of a secret European spa town, Vichy’s Mineral 89 is a luxurious way to pamper and restore your facial complexion.  Known as the leading anti-aging brand in Europe, Vichy combines […]

Fields of Sunflowers Will Make You Happy, Take a Look and Feel Better Instantly!

Fields of Sunflowers Will Make You Happy, Take a Look and Feel Better Instantly!

Mother Nature Smiles With Sunflowers   If you’re ever sad or down, looking at sunflowers can cheer you up and put you in a better mood right away! You don’t even have to have a sunflower in your hand, looking at a beautiful picture of […]

Give a Fairy Flower Garden as an Elegant & Whimsical Gift That Won’t Wither Like a Bouquet

Give a Fairy Flower Garden as an Elegant & Whimsical Gift That Won’t Wither Like a Bouquet

Flower Fairy Garden Blooms for Spring   A Fairy flower garden, here with a perfect little bubble perched on some white petals.  Enchanted little blooms all arranged in special little pots, hand selected in her favorite colors and styles.     What could be a more […]

Beauty Blogger XiaXue Challenges Phone Makeup App!  Who Creates The Most Glamorous Instagram Selfies?

Beauty Blogger XiaXue Challenges Phone Makeup App! Who Creates The Most Glamorous Instagram Selfies?

XiaXue Challenges the Hottest New Make-Up App   The most famous beauty blogger in Singapore and one of the most notorious bloggers in Asia-Pacific in general is the peerless Xiaxue.  With her controversial comedic wit and brutally honest personality, you either love her or hate her, […]

Tom Hiddleston Thanks Gucci For Support in Making Him Absolutely Gorgeous on Red Carpet

Tom Hiddleston Thanks Gucci For Support in Making Him Absolutely Gorgeous on Red Carpet

British actor Tom Hiddleston tonight delighted Twitter by posting a thank you to business and fashion partner Gucci in a heartfelt tweet, accompanied by a jaw-dropping photograph of him wearing the brand and looking incredibly handsome.   A huge thank you to @gucci. I feel […]

The Best Camera Equipment for Fashion, Travel, & Beauty Photography: What To Use for Social Media Lifestyle, Instagram & Blogging

The Best Camera Equipment for Fashion, Travel, & Beauty Photography: What To Use for Social Media Lifestyle, Instagram & Blogging

  What is the Best Camera For Fashion & Lifestyle Blogging?   Read the NEW 2018 GUIDE HERE!  Cameras, Lenses & lots of additional options and info!   Today I’m going to dish on a question that I get asked all the time, and that […]

Bodies of Work: Volume 5 Showcases Stunning Human Physique and Artful Bodybuilding Images

Bodies of Work: Volume 5 Showcases Stunning Human Physique and Artful Bodybuilding Images

  Bodies of Work: Epic Figure Gallery   BodyBuilding.com has released it’s fifth edition of Bodies of Work, a photography exhibition that stuns with the physique modeling of professional athletes and bodybuilders.     Produced by Creative Director Brian Kahn with Photography by LHGFX, the […]

Glitter Booty Trend Gives You a Flawless Instagram Model Butt: Why and How to Try the Look!

Glitter Booty Trend Gives You a Flawless Instagram Model Butt: Why and How to Try the Look!

The New Glitter Booty Trend   There is a fabulous new trend taking the internet by storm, and it involves glitter, Instagram, and the booty.  This trifecta of viral delight combined recently after a collective of festival artists released photos of the Glitter Booty phenomenon, also known […]

Structured Mini Dresses Slay From Office Cocktail Parties to Prom

Structured Mini Dresses Slay From Office Cocktail Parties to Prom

  Slay in a Mini Dress with Structure   If you’re looking for a perfect stand-out piece for your next dressy affair and you like the style of a mini dress, consider a structured option. Here are a few current designer styles that would work […]

Dusting off ‘Lacey and Pearls’… Lacey Chambers is Now Exclusively Blogging at Paper Duchesses Journal!

Dusting off ‘Lacey and Pearls’… Lacey Chambers is Now Exclusively Blogging at Paper Duchesses Journal!

To my Precious Pearls,   Welcome to Paper Duchesses Journal, a chronicle of Lifestyle, Fashion, & Fiction that is all about and created by social influencers!  As of this spring, I am writing exclusively for Paper Duchesses, and will no longer be blogging at Lacey […]

Let There Be Light in Meteora, Greece: Photographer Bill Peppas

Let There Be Light in Meteora, Greece: Photographer Bill Peppas

Photographer Bill Peppas takes sweeping and stunning landscape images that ignite the imagination and expand the soul with their reach.  You can view dozens of his masterful photographs on his 500px gallery, including the selected images below that were shot in Meteora, Greece and other […]

Boon Docking in the Peaceful Wilds of Lake Jackson: A Poetic Travelogue & Landscape Photography Gallery

Boon Docking in the Peaceful Wilds of Lake Jackson: A Poetic Travelogue & Landscape Photography Gallery

Boon Docking in Lake Jackson, Florida   Starting a travel blog featuring one of the least dramatic of locales is an interesting topic in itself, so let’s talk about Boon Docking.  The boonies in slang refers to places wild and peaceful.  Simple.       Even describing the Boon […]