n.— «Ms. Pivovarova is just one of many women from the former Soviet Union who now dominate the catwalks, women with the customary tiny heads, attenuated limbs, near absence of emotional affect and identical back story. (Like all models, apparently, they were discovered at the food court in a mall.) “I don’t know what it is with these girls,” said Hal Rubinstein, the fashion director of InStyle magazine, referring to a group that some of the still photographers who track the global fashion circuit have taken to calling moodles (as in poodles).» —“A Wraith Hovers, as Dior Divines Shades of Nude” by Guy Trebay in Paris, France New York Times Oct. 6, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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