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OUR FOUNDERS

THE IDEA BEHIND OMNIÅ STARTED WITH A LIGHTER THAT SPARKED THE CONVERSATION BETWEEN; CO-FOUNDERS ANYAH AND DIEK. ANYAH,  DEDICATES HER LIFE TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN OF OMNIÅ INSPIRED BY THE LIFETIME SHE SHARES WITH HER PARTNER DIEK, AND THE MEMBERS OF THE COLLECTIVE; WITH MUTUAL CREATIVE PASSION THEY JOINED FORCES IN CREATING A LOVE CHILD, OMNIÅ.

DIEK RUNS THE SOLID NUMBER MACHINE THAT DRIVES OMNIÅ. AN ETHOS OF HIGH-QUALITY PRODUCTS, STRONG-FUTURIST-CONTEMPORARY DESIGN COMBINED WITH FUNCTIONALITY AND THE INVOLVEMENT OF ADDRESSING SOCIO-POLITICAL MATTERS IS WHAT LED THEM TO CREATING THE PLATFORM THAT IS NOW KNOWN TO BE A COLLECTIVE OF LIKEMINDED CREATIVES.

AS AN INTERRACIAL COUPLE – NEXT TO BEING BUSINESS PARTNERS – DIEK AND ANYAH EXPERIENCE A VERY SIMILAR MINDSET DESPITE THEIR DIFFERENCE IN CULTURAL BACKGROUND, WHICH IS A KEY ELEMENT THEY LOVE TO WORK WITH. THE BLENDING OF CULTURES TO EMULATE ONENESS HENCE THE NAME "OMNIÅ". 

        THE COLLECTIVE 

 OMNIÅ REFERS TO THE LATIN WORD 'OMNIA' WHICH TRANSLATES TO 'EVERYTHING' OR 'ALL'. WITH THIS REFERENCE THE COLLECTIVE IDEA OF TOGETHERNESS IS APPARENT AND THEY CHOOSE TO EMBODY AN ATTITUDE WHERE EVERYTHING & EVERYONE IS INCLUSIVE, HENCE LIVING AND BREATHING DIVERSITY, AND PUSHING THE SCOPES OF TALENT AND INTERACTION.

A LOVE FOR THE SAME MUSIC, ART & FASHION, DESPITE CULTURE, RACE, RELIGION, GENDER OR ANY OTHER DEMOGRAPHIC SEGMENT. NEXT TO FOCUSING ON PRODUCING SOME OF THE MOST PROGRESSIVE BAG DESIGNS THEY AIM TO COLLECTIVELY EDUCATE SOCIETY ON A FAIR – NON-DISCRIMINATING – STATE OF MIND THROUGH ALL PROCESSES THE BUSINESS IS INVOLVED IN.

MEMBERS OF THE COLLECTIVE FROM LEFT TO RIGHT:
JAZZ BEN-KHALIFA - MUA ARTIST
TJERK NOOITGEDAGT - HEAD OF SALES
ANYAH SEALEY - CREATIVE DIRECTOR & FOUNDER
DIEK VAN DER PLAS - HEAD OF BUSINESS AFFAIRS & FOUNDER
LIZ BYKOV - HEAD OF DIGITAL MARKETING

MEMBERS OF THE COLLECTIVE NOT IN THE PHOTO:
TIM VAN DER PLAS
JOIAH CARRARO LÒPEZ

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OUR MISSION

APART OF OUR SOCIO-CULTURAL REVOLUTIONARY JOURNEY -  WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO STAY "WOKE" AND DRAW YOUR ATTENTION TO THINGS THAT MATTER - THROUGH FASHION, MUSIC, FILM, ART AND MORE. FOREVER GROWING WITH THE TIMES, ALWAYS EVOLVING IN A BEAUTY THAT IS STILL IN THE PRESENT DAY, YET STILL HELPING YOU CARRY AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE IN YOUR OWN OMNIÅ BAG, SHOES, TOP, HAT. WHO KNOWS WHAT'S NEXT?

STAY WITH US, GROW WITH US, LEARN WITH US, DIVERSIFY YOUR LIFE WITH US.