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Teenage Tavi Calls Tweenage Tavi a 'Tiny, Gray-Haired Gnome'

Gnoming around, via Getty
Gnoming around, via Getty

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Just a few years out from her fashion show glory days, Tavi Gevinson takes a minute to reflect on her frowing with Collectors Weekly:

I was at the absolute height of my awkward phase when I went to Fashion Week. It's supposed to be this place with the most beautiful people in the world, and I was this incredibly tiny, gray-haired—what's the word?—gnome. That was the time in my life when I was most photographed, and I'm not embarrassed by that; I think it's hilarious that in the middle of these rooms full of tall, skinny people in black was this tiny weird person.

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