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It’s Vyshyvanka Day!

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Today, Ukraine pays homage to its wildly popular national dress, the vyshyvanka.

Ukraine is a proud country—and not just because they won Eurovision last weekend when the beloved Ukrainian singer Jamala’s rendition of “1944” set off an elated frenzy. No, today the nation has another reason to celebrate: Today is Ukraine’s Vyshyvanka Day, a national holiday which salutes the traditional costume. And you know what, the vyshyvanka, deserves it. The embroidered, centuries-old frock (as well as a shirt), made waves far past the Eastern European country around this time last year, gaining international fans like Leandra Medineand Anna Dello Russo, who sported the look throughout Fashion Week…

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