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Today in nail news, sign language turns out to be a great way to show off four Chanel lacquers. Dutch model Saskia De Brauw sports a Spock-inspired haircut as well as frocks by Martin Margiela, Miu Miu, Jil Sander, and McQueen while she spells out a few of Coco Chanel’s famous quotes with her hands. As her limbs go at it, you catch a hint of the moon silver color "Attraction," the magenta "Tentation," the peachy sheen of "Frisson," and the orange tinted "Distraction." [T Magazine]