When Viola Davis appeared alongside Anna Wintour at the Vera Wang Fall 2012 show on Tuesday, many asked the inevitable question: is a Viola Vogue cover on the way?
Maybe. But it's the same question everyone asked last season, when unlikely Wintour pal Nicki Minaj sat beside the editirix at several high-profile fashion shows, including Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta. And so far, no Nicki cover to be seen.
So with just a few more chances for celebs to take their coveted seat next to Anna at New York Fashion Week, we decided to dig a bit deeper: is a seat next to Anna Wintour at Fashion Week a true stepping stone to the pages of Vogue?
Below, a (highly unscientific) study of the Wintour's front row friends.