1493: Portrait of Bianca Maria Sforza,by Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis. This looks like Juliet's dress for the masque in Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet.
Claret Renaissance gown
Veneto, Bartolomeo - Beata Beatrice II d'Este - 1510s.jpg
I think this is from The Borgias? If so, it's actually remarkably historically accurate. Between 1530s and 1540s I think. One day, I'll have an Italian kit.
Renaissance Dress Historical Costume Italian by MariaHellerDesigns
Bronzino, Giovanni de Medici. adorable!
Sandro Botticelli - La bella Simonetta La bella Simonetta means Simonetta Vespucci, a beautiful young Florentine Noble-Lady, who had been painted several times by Botticelli and other painters like Piero di Cosimo. The present painting from the Marubeni-Collection in Tokyo exists in a very similiar copy from a follower of Botticelli (London, National Gallery). by petrus.agricola, via Flickr