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Luggage Sets & Beautiful Suitcases That Won’t Embarrass You!  How to Select Quality Luggage That is Stylish and Will Last

Luggage Sets & Beautiful Suitcases That Won’t Embarrass You! How to Select Quality Luggage That is Stylish and Will Last

 Feminine and Pretty Luggage Sets for Summer Travel   Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like I’m always looking for good luggage.  No matter where I’m going I never have enough suitcases, they never match, and inevitably a wheel is missing somewhere.  I’m completely […]

Runa Guayusa Tea Tasting Video: Morning Drive Taste Testing Unsweetened Guava Iced Tea That Has More Caffeine Than Black Tea

Runa Guayusa Tea Tasting Video: Morning Drive Taste Testing Unsweetened Guava Iced Tea That Has More Caffeine Than Black Tea

Tasting Runa Amazon Guayusa Tea   I had a lovely morning drive taste testing the new Runa Unsweetened Guava flavor after discovering it on a quick stop at Whole Foods Market.  Here is my quick little review of Runa’s new Guayusa Iced Tea, which you […]

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 […]

Bonfire Night Hot Chocolate Recipes that Are Cozy and Posh

Bonfire Night Hot Chocolate Recipes that Are Cozy and Posh

Celebrate Bonfire Night with Cozy Hot Chocolate   Bonfire Night is the celebration in England that takes place on the night of Guy Fawkes Day, to pay homage to the survival of King James I in spite of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament. […]

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… […]

Sparkling Sequin Bikini That is Perfect for the Poolside When You’re Feeling Extra

Sparkling Sequin Bikini That is Perfect for the Poolside When You’re Feeling Extra

These Sequin Bikinis Are Perfect for the Poolside   The hottest pool and beach fashion styles this year are metallic, shimmer, and everything sparkly.  These are trends I can embrace with my whole heart, and I’ve found one of the prettiest bikini styles of the season for […]

Blogs That Bloggers Love: Emme Chatterton’s Top 5 Favorite Blog Picks

Blogs That Bloggers Love: Emme Chatterton’s Top 5 Favorite Blog Picks

Emme Chatterton’s Top Five Favorite Blogs   I love reading blogs, I’ve talked about it time and again. I immerse myself in them like books, you can read all about it here.  If you’re convinced about the wonders of reading blogs or just looking to dip […]

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 […]

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, […]

Darker Dresses from Needle & Thread are Sparkling, Seductive, and Sophisticated

Darker Dresses from Needle & Thread are Sparkling, Seductive, and Sophisticated

Dark Dresses That Sparkle Seductively   Needle & Thread is one of the hottest fashion brands this season, taking off with their intricate, feminine designs in delightful pastel shades.  The line also includes some deeper, darker numbers as well.  These dresses take your look from […]

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 […]

Tempting Travel Vlogs : Youtube Video Travels That Inspire You to Vacation

Tempting Travel Vlogs : Youtube Video Travels That Inspire You to Vacation

The Magic of Armchair Travel   Are you in the mood to travel but it’s just not possible at the moment?  Do you yearn to stay in the most luxurious destinations and enjoy the finest experiences, all from the comfort of your own home?   […]

Flattering Swimwear & Bathing Suits That Slay on Every Body Shape : One-Piece Swimsuits, Monokinis, Strappy Cut-Outs, Netting

Flattering Swimwear & Bathing Suits That Slay on Every Body Shape : One-Piece Swimsuits, Monokinis, Strappy Cut-Outs, Netting

2017’s Hot Swimwear Trends & Flattering Bathing Suits   Summer is in full swing, which means bathing suit and bikini weather almost every day.  Paper Duchesses has rounded up the hottest swimwear trends to keep you looking cool on the beach and by the pool! […]

‘Packing For A Night in Paris…’ Travel Shopping Adventure With Dame Mimi

‘Packing For A Night in Paris…’ Travel Shopping Adventure With Dame Mimi

A Night in Paris…   A Shopping Adventure with Dame Mimi   Once upon a night in Paris… there I found myself, at least in my imagination.  In reality, I stand beside a heap of clothing, articles strewn hither and tither looking like a burgler […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rocket Launch Glam : What to Wear to Sparkle at the Space Center

Rocket Launch Glam : What to Wear to Sparkle at the Space Center

  Star Gazing Glamour   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 night visit to the space […]

Resort Wear for a Beach Holiday : Fashion and Style Guide

Resort Wear for a Beach Holiday : Fashion and Style Guide

Half of the fun, or half of the frustration, of going on vacation is selecting your wardrobe to wear. If you have the right pieces, packing is easy and enjoyable… but if you’re stuck shopping last minute for a bathing suit, well, we all know […]

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 […]

A Wistful Stare Across the Sea

A Wistful Stare Across the Sea

A Beautiful Moment by the Sea   Came across this beautiful moment of dusk and ocean on Instagram…     A photo posted by Barbara Egholm (@barbaraegholm) on Mar 26, 2016 at 10:09am PDT   Memories of Cyprus Seaside Sunsets   It reminded me of sitting […]

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, […]

Autumn Leaves Filtering the Light of a New England Afternoon in Photos

Autumn Leaves Filtering the Light of a New England Afternoon in Photos

Light In Autumn Filtered Through Fall Leaves   Light in Autumn takes on a special quality.  It seems more earnest somehow, more precious perhaps because the shortening days and impending winter make daylight rarer in fall.  Whatever the reason, the effect is enchanting and hypnotic. […]

Breathtaking Yoga Lessons That Will Inspire You to Get Peaceful & Fit * Workout Videos By Boho Beautiful

Breathtaking Yoga Lessons That Will Inspire You to Get Peaceful & Fit * Workout Videos By Boho Beautiful

Boho Beautiful is a Yoga Destination for Fitness & Peace   Do you enjoy stunning vistas, gentle relaxing guidance from an expert yoga instructor, and tailored workouts and relaxation exercises for the beginner through expert?  If so, we’d love to introduce you to our personal YouTube […]

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 […]

Win an Enchanted Castle Vacation Inspired by Beauty & the Beast For You and 20 Guests: Enter Now!

Win an Enchanted Castle Vacation Inspired by Beauty & the Beast For You and 20 Guests: Enter Now!

Just when you thought that the upcoming Beauty & the Beast live action movie couldn’t get any more magical… Disney is sponsoring a contest with travel & home rental provider HomeAway where you can win an enchanted vacation to a real life castle in Scotland for yourself and twenty of your dearest guests.

Whole Foods Saturday Trip

Hello Pearls! I’m writing this en route to the closest Whole Foods, my destination du jour.  It’s a really lovely drive and the weather today is so gorgeous, the sun shining and it just feels like this spring will lead into a perfect summer. So […]

Expecting Twins, Pregnant Beyonce ORDERED TO CANCEL Coachella Tour

Expecting Twins, Pregnant Beyonce ORDERED TO CANCEL Coachella Tour

Beyonce Forced To Cancel Coachella Appearance   Grammy-award winning musician Beyonce was set to headline the massive Coachella music festival in April, but has just been forced to cancel the appearance.  News broke today that Beyonce was ordered to clear her schedule by her doctors, […]

First Lady Melania Trump Hosts Prime Minister of Japan’s Wife Akie Abe for Japanese Garden Tour in Florida

First Lady Melania Trump Hosts Prime Minister of Japan’s Wife Akie Abe for Japanese Garden Tour in Florida

American First Lady Melania Trump and wife of Japanese Prime Minister Akie Abe today enjoyed a visit to the Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden in Delray Beach, Florida where the President is hosting the Japanese diplomatic delegation.  The First Lady played hostess to Akie Abe, […]

First Family Attend Golf Club SuperBowl Party, Melania Trump In Pastels

First Family Attend Golf Club SuperBowl Party, Melania Trump In Pastels

The First Family celebrated the Superbowl in the warm confines of the Trump International Golf Club in Florida Sunday evening, watching the game with a ballroom full of other football fans and political allies.  President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania were joined at their […]

Groundhog Punxsutawny Phil Sees Shadow : Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter

Groundhog Punxsutawny Phil Sees Shadow : Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter

This morning, February 2nd, marks the annual American tradition of Groundhog Day. This old-fashioned holiday was a fun and popular way to predict the weather and the length of the upcoming year’s seasons. Legend has it that if the Groundhog emerges from his hole on […]

Whose at Sundance from Instagram?  Winter Wonderland Film Festival Attracts Social Media Stars

Whose at Sundance from Instagram? Winter Wonderland Film Festival Attracts Social Media Stars

The annual Sundance Film festival in Park City, Utah is on for 2017, and it’s not just mainstream celebrities that are flocking to the snowy winter wonderland.  Instagram has been awash with images from the scenic snow-covered mountains that are famous worldwide for their skiing […]

Princess Kate Rides Jungle Jeep in India

Princess Kate Rides Jungle Jeep in India

Our favorite British Princess and Duchess, the former Kate Middleton, is off on another warm-weather adventure, this time to the exotic Indian subcontinent.  During the latest royal tour, the young royals enjoyed a jeep cruise through the jungle and experiences with wildlife. Embed from Getty […]