The Musée d’Orsay in Paris is hosting an exhibition on Impressionism and fashion.

Until 20th January 2013, Although the Impressionists did strive to scrupulously represent the physiognomy, clothing or outfit, they nevertheless shed light on the fashion and attitudes of their time. With their aesthetic positions, the reality of men and women in the years from 1860 to 1880, as well as their clothes, underwent an undeniable transfiguration. Such extraordinary metamorphosis to be discovered currently in Paris, before the show crosses the Atlantic as early as February…

More information available at: www.musee-orsay.fr