Ukrainian Women Bring Back Traditional Floral Crowns To Show National Pride

August 2, 2016

Treti Pivni, a Slavic workshop of stylists and photographers, has decided to bring back an amazing Ukranian tradition by giving it a new meaning.

According to the tradition, these headdresses were worn by young, unmarried women to show their 'purity' and marital eligibility. Now though, the artists are using them as a reminder of Ukrainian identity in rough times the country is going through. With continuing political and actual physical pressure from Russia, the country faces serious threats to its integrity and unity is needed more than ever...

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flower headdress Ukraine
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flower headdress Ukraine
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flower headdress Ukraine
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flower headdress Ukraine
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flower headdress Ukraine
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flower headdress Ukraine
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flower headdress Ukraine
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flower headdress Ukraine
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flower headdress Ukraine
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