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.
Merezhivo strap dress has a voluminous straight cut, suitable to any body type. Hand-stitched neckline with gold-plated beading emphasizes the line of the chest. Cutwork embroidery generously decorates the entire surface making it sophisticated and memorable. The lower part of the embroidery is completely cut by hand using the Richelieu technique.
We have used high-quality linen fabrics and durable thick embroidery threads to craft this garment. At first, the parts of the garment are getting embroidered and then assembled together by our craftsmen in Kyiv at our own production atelier. Richelieu embroidery work takes 8 to 10 hours of our artisans' dedicated time per garment. There are 5 different artisans working hand in hand to craft Merezhivo Strap Short Dress for you, each mastering the special type of embroidery, hand pleating, or sawing technique. All processes combined take about 2 full days of work. Our embroidery patterns are made by artists, each motif tells a story, making each garment truly unique.