This is what the front row at fashion week used to look like

In the midst of fashion month, one thing becomes increasingly important: the front row.

Even if you didn’t see the show, you probably remember who was sitting up front. That’s because the front row at fashion shows has become a different sort of peacock parade, where the lineup of editors, celebrities, stylists and influencers often rival the models strutting down the runway.

While faces like Kim Kardashian and Beyonce have become fashion week regulars, we rewound the clock back to the early 2000s to see how things have changed. 

Click through the gallery above to see the evolution of the fashion week front row.