A journalist looks at women's afternoon dresses of the 19th century 

A journalist looks at women's afternoon  dresses of the 19th century during the press day of the Impressionism and Fashion exhibition in at the Orsay museum in Paris, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. To coincide with Paris Fashion week, a new and highly original exhibit  called "Impressionism and Fashion" opens at the Musee d'Orsay. It uses famous works of art to explore how at the dawn of impressionism, and as an emblem of "modernite"  fashion, and how people dressed, became one of the main themes in art. The exhibition will open September 25, 2012 and last till January 2013. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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A journalist looks at women's afternoon dresses of the 19th century during the press day of the Impressionism and Fashion exhibition in at the Orsay museum in Paris, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. To coincide with Paris Fashion week, a new and highly original exhibit called "Impressionism and Fashion" opens at the Musee d'Orsay. It uses famous works of art to explore how at the dawn of impressionism, and as an emblem of "modernite" fashion, and how people dressed, became one of the main themes in art. The exhibition will open September 25, 2012 and last till January 2013. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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