All over the world, Vyshivankas are famous for their unique cut, inspired by hundreds of years of history, that wonderfully flatter all body shapes.
With the My Sleeping Gypsy range, we retain the Vyshyvanka heritage but add a contemporary touch. This combination of history and modernity makes this choice stylish and eternally fashionable.
Looking stylish & feeling comfortable.
Nena Midi dress is crafted with a voluminous sleeve shape. Featuring traditional Ukrainian satin stitch embroidery and decorative hand-stitched details throughout. Innovative techniques combine different linen colors and types with decorative hand-stitched details, two side pockets and invisible studs to fasten. The shape flatters most body types. The dress is crafted in light-weight linen.
We have used around 3 meters of high-quality linen and 2 thousand meters of embroidery thread to craft this garment. At first, the parts of the dress are getting embroidered and then assembled together by our craftsmen in Kiev. Our embroidery patterns are made by local artists, each motif tells a story and conveys a worldly sentiment, making each garment truly unique.
In Ukrainian culture, Vyshyvanka has always had a significant spiritual meaning and each dress was passed on from mother to daughter. Traditionally believe it is a mascot.