Does someone at Chanel - fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld himself, maybe - have a vampiric instinct for knowing who is young and hot?
How else to explain all the rising and up-and-coming stars checking in at the brand's airport-themed show in the Grand Palais in Paris on Tuesday?
Here are some of Lagerfeld's famous - and soon-to-be-famous - guests.
Park Shin Hye, the sweetheart of Korean television and star of hits like Pinocchio and The Inheritors. PHOTO: REUTERS
Tennis star Maria Sharapova, in the front row with photographer Mario Testino and Vogue editor Anna Wintour. PHOTO: REUTERS
Bai Baihe, the star of Monster Hunt, the period fantasy that is China's top-grossing movie of all time. PHOTO: REUTERS
Model Lily-Rose Depp, the daughter of singer Vanessa Paradis and actor Johnny Depp. PHOTO: REUTERS
Thai princess and fashion designer Sirivannavari Nariratana. PHOTO: REUTERS
Formula One racing champion Lewis Hamilton. PHOTO: REUTERS
Jelly Lin, the Chinese ingénue starring in Hong Kong comedy king Stephen Chow's upcoming sci-fi film, The Mermaid. PHOTO: REUTERS
Model Cara Delevingne and child model Hudson Kroenig, two of Lagerfeld's favourite people, taking a bow with the designer. The boy - model Brad Kroenig's son and Lagerfeld's godson - is becoming a regular on catwalks and in advertisements. PHOTO: REUTERS