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Carcanet or carcan is a jeweled collar or necklace, from the old French, carcan, meaning collar. Carcanets were typically quite elaborate and formal, and worn closely fitted. The style seems to have first appeared with the reemergence of the necklace during the end of the medieval period in the late 1300s.

Carcanet or carcan is a jeweled collar or necklace. Carcanets were typically quite elaborate and formal, and worn closely fitted. The style seems to have first appeared with the reemergence of the necklace during the end of the medieval period in the late

Another gorgeous Italian Renaissance inspired dress from The Borgias. I like the three different fabrics: velvet, print silk and solid silk.

Gorgeous Italian Renaissance inspired dress from The Borgias. I like the three different fabrics: velvet, print silk and solid silk.

Lee Alexander McQueen's Final Collection For Fall 2010: All Angels and Demons

Lee Alexander McQueen's Final Collection For Fall 2010: All Angels and Demons

Northern Renaissance Influence's Designer: Lee Alexander McQueen's Final Collection For Fall All Angels and Demons Photo 1

Designer fashion inspired by the Italian Renaissance - Chanel Pre Fall 2013

pre-fall 2013 Northern Renaissance Jacket With Wide skirt called bases. Puff sleeve and ruff

Late 1500s to late 1600s

Late to late of the renaissance dress transformation. The slashings were slightly different and as well as the stomach area were most embroidery was placed.

Renaissance Fashion - Women's Clothing in Elizabethan England

Renaissance Fashion - Women's Clothing in Elizabethan England

March, 1603 after 44 years of reign Queen Elizabeth 1 died. (The Kitchener Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I The English and Scottish crowns were united when James VI of Scotland became James I of England

40 Regal Renaissance Fashions - From Teased Elizabethan Editorials to Tousled Tudor Lookbooks (CLUSTER) #baroque

39 Regal Renaissance Fashions

Note the outer most layer - chioppa? - is either loose or only belted in the front. I'm not sure where the peak of blue is coming from at her back

1400s Fashion Women (Tudor)

Italian Renaissance- Giovanna Tornabuoni and her attendants in Italian fashion of the The tight slashed sleeves reveal the full chemise sleeves beneath. She wears a giornea over a kirtle or gamurra.

Black dress

See all the Collection photos from Alexander Mcqueen Rtw Autumn/Winter 2013 Ready-To-Wear now on British Vogue

Dressed for court! Handsome men's garb of renaissance style elizabethan tudor tunic ruffle

Boys medieval uniform Dressed for court! Handsome men's garb of renaissance style elizabethan tudor tunic ruffle