Ripka is a Ukrainian brand founded by Oksana Zhelezko. After spending her career in the financial and legal fields, she decided to pursue her dream of creating her own fashion brand after her daughter was born. Although Oksana has ventured to the creative side, she says her love of numbers sticks with her. Oksana designs the garments and operates her own manufacturing facility in Kiev so that she oversees every part of the design process. Her designs are now worn all over the world and she is best known for her selection of adorable prints and her staple dresses for babies and toddlers.