By  on January 15, 2008

More than 30 years after she first packed and jetted off to join her sister Janice in Paris, Debbie Dickinson is getting back into modeling.

Ten years ago, she stepped away from the fashion world to spend time with her ailing mother and to raise her son, Evan. She continued to hone her acting skills — something she dove into during high school in Hollywood, Fla. — and started E.D. Enterprises, a marketing and public relations business she still has today. Not long ago, while trying to help a friend's teenage daughter get into modeling, Dickinson took her to meet Click founder Frances Grill. Grill asked Dickinson, "What about you?" and encouraged her to make a comeback. Within days, the Seventies model found herself onboard with Click and phoning in clothes from friends like Stephen Burrows, Nicole Miller and Valentino to shoot film noir-ish photos with another pal, Antoine Verglas. When he looked at the images and compared her with Catherine Deneuve, Dickinson recalled, "I told him, 'In your lens.'"

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