Our Logo is a Promise.
We are Taínos the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean. Principal inhabitants of Cuba, Trinidad, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico. The symbols that make up our logo represent our identity. It is how we choose to start the conversation.
Pereskia Quisqueyana aka la Rosa de Bayahibe is the national flower of the Dominican Republic.
It is actually a cactus, but one of the few that has leaves. La rosa is endangered due to a loss of habitat but has begun thriving since its uniqueness was recognized.
We chose this flower as the bohio or home for our logo because so often what is right before us, is special. We just need to realize it...
Huracán is the root word for hurricanes. Its spirals represent the storms that certainly battered our islands in pre- Columbian times.
The symbol was used interchangeably to represent water. Agua is life. Water connects, forms shapes and destroys at will.
At Ojala Threads we honor water sources by using inks that are water based, and white fabric, to avoid toxic dying practices.
This symbol can be interpreted as a swaddled newborn or burial preparation.
At both the beginning and the end of life, our rituals provided comfort and connection between generations.
Through this symbol, we honor our indigenous ancestors and their intuitive care- giving.
Diosa Luna is the Taíno goddess representative of the always inspiring moon.
Tainos from modern day Dominican Republic believed that the moon, stars and sun rose from Iguanaboina cave located on the eastern side of the island.
It is our hope that the magic her presence brings is felt by every baby that receives one of our pieces.
La palma is an icon with a lengthy history. It is referenced in holy books and other myths.
A symbol of victory, triumph, peace, and eternal life, it is featured on the Dominican crest.
The palm embodies our goals and wishes for all the babies we dress.
Holiday 2021 Collection
Your purchase supports our "Doing Good in the hood" efforts.
In addition to outfitting babies with pride, we believe in creating the societal infrastructure necessary to ensure they thrive!
We donate a portion of our proceeds to change makers around the world. Our face gaiters benefit Citymeals on Wheels. Our Coqui Face Mask benefits Navajo/ Hopi COVID Relief.
Locally we advocate for reform in the areas of public transportation, criminal justice reform and public housing. Our efforts contributed to the adoption of half price Metrocards, and the closure of Rikers Island by 2026.
Our contributions to our local community, and economy, earned us the Minority Owned Business Award for 2020 from the U.S. Small Business Administration New York District Office.
the design is what got me but the size and overall comfortability of the fanny pack is what really got me! fits all of my gym necessities and more. i’ll definitely be back :)
At a time when everyone has so many choices on where to shop. I’m grateful for Ojala Threads for not just the amazing quality of their products, though the opportunity it provides to showcase and support talented artisans from the homeland. We are beyond impressed and are so happy to welcome this year’s ornament into our home and on our family Christmas tree. She’s even better in person. This is our second year of purchasing ojala threads’ ornaments and they are definitely treasured keepsakes and we look forward to our collection growing next year!!!! Ramona thank you for maintaining space and curating items that honor your culture for multiple indigenous communities to enjoy.
I absolutely have loved every tote I have ordered from Ojala! Ordered this one with two other for an upcoming family trip so we can all stay organized, be coordinated, and spot each other in a crowd. The quality is sturdy and the design beautiful.
I love my two Ojala Threads tote bags; they are perfect to carry my work from home to the office but can be used to carry anything else. The bags have a beautiful design and are high quality; I love the Coqui and Sol Taino and highly recommend that you make your purchase from Ojala Threads!
Loooooved the baby bib! Quality is great and will pair perfectly with the Diosa bodysuit! 😍❤️
I LOVE LOVE LOVE the bodysuit!😍❤️ It is so cute and material is sooo great. I can’t wait to gift it to my friend as a baby shower gift!
I got this as a surprise baby shower gift. This bodysuit is totally awesome! The cotton is high quality. And the colors were bright with the white background and didn’t fade after washing. The material is so comfortable and soft. I’m gonna buy more on my own.
I love this too! I bought this along with the 4 Ciboney Towels. The bag is fashionable and durable. It allows me to put the towels inside and go to my pool. Thx!!!
I love them and bought 4. They arrived fast, are huge and feel very soft. My family and I used them for our pool. I noticed after they were washed the towels are softer! !!! Thx!!!
My customer's friend loved this bodysuit and bib she received in her gift basket (and so did we)! Packaged nicely as well - The bib was so soft!
fast shipping, good customer service
Highly recommend Ojala threads!!
Purchased the cap that is both quality made and stylish. Provides great protection from the elements and while outdoors. And on its first use allowed me to head outside for errands without worrying about my bed head. Knew I looked good and felt good supporting a small business that is doing good in the hood and perpetuating indigenous culture, traditions, and storytelling. Love Ojala Threads
The design is gorgeous and the quality of the tray is excellent. Gave them as gifts this holiday and the recipients absolutely loved them.
The quality of the materials used for these items, the detailed packaging, real baby sizes, the poem attached to the packaging, prompt shipping, and the representation of our culture and heritage is but only a few reasons why Ojala Threads is an amazing brand. 100% recommended.
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