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Adebayo Oke-Lawal // Orange Culture

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Adebayo Oke-Lawal, creative director of Orange culture, is regarded as one of the pioneers of modern menswear in Nigeria. According to Bayo, as he is popularly known, he started sketching at the age of ten for a store in East London and that’s how he got his start. He then moved on to work with Kiki Kamanu and gained survival skills for working in the industry.   With this determination, the Orange Culture was born. Bayo refers to OC as a “movement” more than a clothing line, for a creative class of men who he describes as “self aware ,…

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In Love with the month of Love

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Care to be our “Valentine” this year? Well, as you all know we hold all of you close to our heart. That is why we want to make this valentine period extra special for you and your loved ones. We have loads of goodies in store just for you. Our product range caters for everyone. And since we had promised to throw in crazy deals throughout the year, we are extending the love all through February. Our crazy sales are still ongoing at our village market shop and Kiambu showroom. If you haven’t gotten an opportunity to drop by, then…

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Woman Crush: Melanie Hawken

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The Founder of Lionesses of Africa, Melanie Hawken, is on a mission to get women to do it for other women by building a powerful community of entrepreneurs. Lionesses of Africa is a new online community, passionate about women’s entrepreneurship in Africa, and raising the profile of women entrepreneurs and their businesses across the African continent. LoA is one of Africa’s digital platforms for women entrepreneurs. With a rapidly growing audience of 100,000+ women, the organization provides access to information, community resources, and networking events.   LoA aims to build a powerful online community that promotes, celebrates and supports the growth…

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Fairmont Hotel Pop-Up

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Greetings Adele nation! We are super excited to usher in the month of LOVE. We wish we could be together swapping chocolates and laughing over candy hearts. But we actually have something much better in store for you. How does brunch and shopping sound on a sunny Sunday afternoon? Join us this Sunday 5th February for a pop-up shop at the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi. Take this early bird opportunity and shop for your loved ones this valentine. As always, you will be spoilt for choice with our amazing products. Some of the pieces to look forward to are…

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A Sale Just For You!

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Hello Adele nation! We open our bag of goodies for 2017 with our February general sale just for you! We want to begin this month with a bang! As we mentioned in this year’s first blog post, 2017 will be a year full of amazing surprises. Therefore, for those of you who missed out on our sale during the Christmas season, keep calm and enjoy this month’s amazing deals. At our village market shop, grab our fabulous statement pieces, with discounts as high as 50% off selected lines. On offer, we have products ranging from earrings, to bracelets, to rings, necklaces and…

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Woman Crush: Amina Mohammed

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Born on 5 October 1961, Ambassador Amina Mohamed,CBS, CAV, EGH, is a committed international civil servant who has a distinguished career in positions of leadership in both public and foreign service. She is our Woman Crush this week. Amina is the first African to be the chair of the global trade round at the 10th World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference held in Nairobi, (one of the most successful conferences thus far!) Besides being the first woman to have held the position of Foreign Minister (Cabinet Secretary) of Kenya, she was the first woman to have chaired the governing General Council of…

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Woman Crush: Akosua Afriyie-Kumi

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A Ghanaian native after a time in London, Akosua Afriyie-Kumi graduated from Kingston University London with a BA (hons) Fashion degree and amassed an impressive resume of fashion industry experience. From designer to co-owner of a fashion brand and now creative director of her own brand A A K S, this has resulted in a broad knowledge of the industry from all sides.   Akosua is a fashion accessory designer based in Ghana. She has a passion for creating beautiful handcrafted bags woven by a community of women and men’s co-operative in Northern Ghana. After interning and working with fashion…

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Woman Crush: Lamic Kirabo

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Hello friends! It is our hope that the new year has so far brought nothing but wonderful things your way! This year, we have decided to start a ‘‘woman crush‘‘ series that we will be having every week. You may all be well conversant with the term ”woman crush wednesday”. Popular by the acronym ‘WCW’, it is an extremely popular internet  hashtag that people use to tag posts about women they admire on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and other social networks. Our woman crush posts will be going up every Wednesday and they will feature female entrepreneurs from around the continent that we…

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year Adele nation!! We are just a few days into the new year are super excited to share what we have in store for you our loyal clients. We would first want to send out a big thank you for your love and unconditional support throughout 2016 and for choosing Adele Dejak as your desired fashion and accessories brand. As the new year dawns, exciting changes come up with new hopes and expectations from both your end and our end. Our goal as always is to improve every day in order to meet your preferences, as we strive…

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Our Moments 2016

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Hello fans and friends! We cannot believe that 2016 is already drawing to a close! How time does fly! We’ve had such an exciting year filled with lots of interesting activities. We were blessed enough to travel far and wide and basically have a great time all-year-round. Not to say that this year was not accompanied by its numerous challenges but the universe has been kind to us and our hard work was rewarded. Our years highlights are highlighted in this post so take a look!                       Not to forget…

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