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With a trip like this, you never know what you're gonna get. Most big shows and festivals sound better on paper, where things are often promised to press beforehand and then stripped away once a reporter arrives.

Not so with this excursion to the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Today, escorts gave me full access to the backstage area, where the 20 odd models were being prettied up (not a tough job, considering). It was a media circus and the craziest day at a spa combined into one. The girls seemed at home multitasking: manicure, pedicure, hair styling, TV interview, gladhanding, answering a Blackberry. All at once.

Here are some of the photos from my hour behind the scenes. I'll have some more soon, but I have to get ready for the PINK carpet and tonight's show. It's at the Kodak Theatre at 8 p.m. Tomorrow, I should have awesome celebrity pics.

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