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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.


How we made it?

Gaia dress is a short length garment falling to knee level. Crafted with traditional Ukrainian satin stitch embroidery in light-weight linen with red color embroidery, and decorated with beads. The embroidered work features metallic gold thread. Decorative handmade gold stitches adorn the neckline. Vyshyvanka is designed to fall fluidly over the body.

We have used around 3,5 meters of high-quality linen and 3 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.