From olden times shirts with embroidered patterns were the national costumes of Ukrainians. Over the course of history people have been creating and improving different embroidery techniques. Each ornament on a shirt was in a special place and had special meaning, because Ukrainians believed that one or other pattern brought defense and was a talisman. A status and an origin of the owners can be defined by vyshyvanka (embroidered shirt). Ukrainian vyshyvanka – is a personal expression of our nation, it is a reflection of values, traditions, culture and history. And what is more today it is also a fashion trend that is well-loved throughout the world.