28th February 1953: Backstage, a French waiter pours champagne for British models as they change into clothes designed by John Cavanagh. The designer is in Paris with four British models to show off his work and win orders from international buyers who don’t come to London. Original Publication: Picture Post – 6434 – British Girls Storm Paris – pub. 1953.
(Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)