Roger Prigent

Model Sitting in Tree in Striped Halter Dress

ca. 1957 — Model sitting on a branch in a red, white and blue stripe dress with halter top and full, ankle-length skirt, with red stiletto mules, by Hope Skillman. — Image by © Condé Nast Archive/CORBIS

Two wonderfully cool and summer images from the 50s by Roger Prigent. These are the perfect fantasy idyll of summer holidays.

Model in Strapless Bathing Suit at Beach

ca. 1954 — Model seated on striped beach towel wearing grey and white patterned strapless bathing suit. — Image by © Condé Nast Archive/CORBIS

Images from Flickr, but discovered via the Courtauld’s fashion Instagram account.

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