Since we've declared Herta Mueller, this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, DoubleX' s fashion icon of the year (check out this slide show of the glamorous Romanian-German writer), I have to point out her remarkable resemblance to Louise Black , who was kicked off of Project Runway last week.
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