In fact, Dunham was just 11 years-old when she made her Vogue debut, for a feature on "a New York pack of fashion-conscious kids".
Back then the two were strangers but after clocking her at school afterwards, Dunham made sure they were introduced. The rest is history - Dunham and Kirke now co-star in the HBO series Girls and couldn't be closer.
The best bit? Lena has been wooed by Anna Wintour and is officially in her fashion clique. She finally has her Vogue cover.
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