S1 E20 Ojala Threads Creates Baby Clothing Inspired by Hispanic Heritage

02:49 | 09/26/19 | NR | CC
It's Sunday in the summertime, and by 9 a.m., the Maria Solis Garden in the South Bronx is crawling with toddlers - literally! Besides their love of sunshine, these kids have two things in common: they're all of Latin American descent, and all are wearing clothing that reflects that heritage. "Ojala Threads creates baby bodysuits inspired by Hispanic Heritage," says Ramona Ferreyra, the company's founder who named her clothing line after the Spanish word for hope.Ferreyra, a Dominican-American who split her childhood between Washington Heights and Santiago, Dominican Republic, wanted her clothing to reflect the ancient Taíno cultures of the Caribbean.
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