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

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

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.

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.

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

39 Regal Renaissance Fashions

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

Marguerite de Valois figurine               Marguerite de Valois is shown wearing a velvet gown with a huge neckline ruff in this George Stuat figurine.

About Marguerite de Valois aka. Margaret of France from Historical Figures of France. Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart. Catelog name MargueritedeValois.

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

Valentino Fall 2016 Couture Fashion Show Details

Valentino Fall 2016 Couture Fashion Show Details

Looks like a Renaissance revival painting- Valentino Fall 2016 Couture Collection Photos - Vogue

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