Zoran Milich - Photographer

life: 14 Sept 2011 New York City USA: The Dutchess arrives from Las Vegas, Nevada, to visit the New York Public library. The Dutchess holds the Guiness World Record on the longest fingernails on a pair of female hands. The total length of her fingernails is 19 feet and 9 inches. Her left pinky nail is almost the same length as a NYC fire hydrant. The nail on her ring finger is the lenght of the average human arm. The Dutchess has been growing her nails for 18 years and has just released her first single, "Phoenix," off her album "Live aand Let Live." She is in New York today to promot the latest edition of Guinness World Records 2012. PHOTO for LIFE.com by Zoran Milich