Ghislaine Arsac was born in 1930 in Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands as Ghislaine Fick. worked as a fashion model for large French companies in the 1950s and the early 1960s and appeared in all the important fashion magazines.
Ghislaine Arsac in the 1950s
Arsac was also an actress, known for Mannequins de Paris (1956), Frauensee (1958) and Die letzte Folge (1964). She died in 1991 in Orselina, Switzerland, aged 61.
These stunning photos are part of her work as a model in the 1950s.
Arsac in textured wool suit by Hermès Couture, photo by Georges Saad, Paris, 1953
Arsac in jewelry by Cartier, photo by Philippe Pottier, 1955
Arsac in the perfect Holiday dress, black velvet embroidered with sprigs of green holly and red berries by Pierre Balmain, photo by Pottier, 1955
Arsac wearing ruby and sapphire jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels, photo by Philippe Pottier, 1955
Arsac in Autumn Haze EMBA mink coat by Maurice Kotler, hat by Claude St. Cyr, photo by Virginia Thoren, 1956