08/27/2011 12:02 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Janice Dickinson, 1980: A Look Back

"A Look Back" is a new, daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is a photo of Esme and Janice Dickinson working the runway for Perry Ellis on May 23, 1980. Before Dickinson was a judge on America's Next Top Model, started her own agency and was a reality TV star famous for plastic surgery, she was the world's first "supermodel." How else would she have gotten away with skipping down the runway?