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Here Are Some Crazy Nails; Freja Beha Erichsen Continues the Missing Model Trend

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· Our sister site went to America's Beauty Show in Chicago this weekend, and took a lot of pictures of really crazy nails. Click through to see a ton of people who are definitely unable to operate any sort of touch-screen phone. [Racked Chicago]

· In case you haven't heard, HBO has released a trailer for a new series about girls (it's called: Girls) trying to make it in New York. In this other video, Vogue takes a break from their photo-shoot to get Lena Dunham, the show's writer and star, and her three co-star's opinions on the series' relevance, inspiration for the characters, and The Odeon. [Vogue]

· Now that Karlie Kloss has finally been spotted, let's discuss where Freja Beha Erichsen has been hiding. Conspiracy theories include that she's living on a farmhouse growing veggies, that she was dropped from the Chanel spring campaign and thus doesn't want to walk the show, or—in an entirely different scenario—that she has a Chanel exclusive lined up. [Fashionista]

· And speaking of Paris Fashion Week happenings, this afternoon was Stefano Pilati's last show at YSL, and he made the audience wait outside in the rain. So, he's pretty much checked out. [Vogue UK/Twitter]

· Next up in the laundry list of model grievances: long hours for no pay. Jezebel focuses on Marc Jacobs transgressions, although he is definitely not the only one who accepts work from models (many of whom are under 18 despite CDFA protest) for free. The real kicker is that he may not be breaking any laws here: "Models are generally considered independent contractors under U.S. law, which means that many basic provisions of employment law — including minimum wage, mandatory breaks, worker's compensation for injuries on the job site, and even protection from sexual harassment — do not apply." [Jezebel]