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Kuba cloth

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Don’t we just love Kuba cloth from the DRC! Brief History on Kuba The Kuba textiles are best known for their unique elaboration and complexity of design as well as the surface decoration. The Kuba textiles originate from the Democratic Republic of Congo as the textiles originate from the palm leaf tree fiber which is enhanced by geometric designs executed in linear embroidery and other stitches, which are cut to form pile surfaces resembling velvet. The Kuba cloth is one of the most important materials which Adele uses for her pieces. She uses the Kuba cloth in produces most of her bags; both…

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How to get your hands fixated on my pieces

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Don’t live in Kenya? Not visiting any time soon? Want to get your hands FIXATED on Adele Dejak’s Precious Jewellery? Not a problem. Simply head over to our website adeledejak.com where you can be able to place your order online and get it shipped over to you. Simply let us know what you designs you would want. Make the necessary payment via direct bank transfer. We’ll ship the items to you. Enjoy your purchase! For those who live or are visiting Kenya, you can find us in the following locations: Adele Dejak Showroom & Sales Office, Off Kiambu Road, along Mushroom…

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Roots of Kenya

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Adèle Dejak the brand has been in existence over seven years, it’s roots deeply founded in the heart of Kenya. At Adèle Dejak, stunning, cutting-edge, contemporary designs are created for all those stylish women looking for  accessories that define their persona. Our inspiration: African Tribes, Cultures, Shapes and Textures. Adèle finds the natural color and beauty of horn as a natural art form and has experimented with different techniques to craft unique horn and bone shapes. Her creations are in continuous development: a work in progress that fits together her never-ending quest for the essential artefact that will enhance the…

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Kitenge – A beautiful fabric that tells a story

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“The Kitenge is what most people usually refer to as “Colorful African Fabric,” writes Adele Dejak, a fashion designer known for using such fabric in crafting her pieces. Kitenge (Vitenge is the Swahili plural) is made of cotton fabric with wax print. It is very popular in East Africa. The beauty of Kitenge is that it is known as a textile that tells stories. The Kitenge always has a way of representing a cultural background, a social position, or just a mood and a feeling … Most women use Kitenge to tailor their own clothes or they wear it as a…

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A Smile For Peace And Love

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A smile is the beginning of peace. Mother Teresa once said, “Peace begins with a smile. Try and smile just five times a day at someone you really don’t want to smile at. Basically do it for peace. You will discover just how much it reflects to ones inner peace. Personally, I believe in the power of a smile. I my day to day routine activities, I always try to make it a point of smiling – whether to someone or to myself. This has been very effective as my smiling gets my employees smiling. Just as they say, smiling…

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Woman Crush Wednesday > Adele Dejak

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The secret of getting ahead is getting started. She is our #WCW this week – Adele Dejak. If you follow Kenyan jewellery designer, Adele Dejak’s popular Instagram feed, you may think you have some idea about the woman behind it. Well, Adele Dejak is popularly known as the founder and director of the brand named after her, Adele Dejak. The brand, Adele Dejak, is an African Luxury Brand that solely focuses on creating handmade fashion accessories for the modern, sophisticated and multidimensional  woman who knows how to own her own style. About Adele Dejak Adèle Dejak cut her teeth in the world of typographic…

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Photo Shoot With Randy

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“I see photography as that eye-catching moment that’s passing, and one which is authentic.” Adele Dejak. In our last blog, Photographic works using nature as a backdrop, we saw Adele being both a designer and photographer. She is used to carrying her camera almost everywhere, making her job her hobby. She always quotes “I love sharing my work as much as possible; I can see the most beautiful view in the world, but if I don’t capture it with my camera and publish it, it’s like I didn’t see it at all.” I got to work with Randy Gowon, one of my…

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ThrowBack With Our Little Black Dress

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“Rule of a Lady – Three words: Little Black Dress.” Taking all the social media norms into account, we all are aware that being a Wednesday, it goes without saying that it is #WednesdayCrushWednesday leaving Thursday to a #throwback. For #TeamAdele, we’ve decided to shake up things a little bit by both crushing on our Little Black Dress that is set to Re-launch soon while at the same time doing a major throwback since its inception and re-invention in the year 2014/2015 Take a good look into your closet. Is there anything in there that you would never take out?…

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Adele’s Moon Safari with Her Gang of Creatives in Naivasha

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“Be You. Be your own kind of special.” Adele Dejak. Just as water is important for a living creature to survive, so is fashion and beauty photography. Fashion and beauty photography is one of the important area of study just as it is an important part of our everyday life. This is because it is always present, even though it’s not necessarily something people consciously ponder over and about such as getting dressed for a photo shoot showcasing Adele’s jewellery pieces with the designer herself, Adele Dejak. Late in July, Adele got to interact with her gang of creatives, Randy…

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Dinner at Kiambu with my Gang

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Ever heard of the old quote, right? “A Jack of all trades, a master of none?” This quote sits perfectly well with Adele Dejak. We can comfortably say that she is a Jack of all trades, a master of none. Adele is one passionate lady who loves going beyond and above when it comes to her promoting and positioning her brand. They say keep reaching for the stars as the sky is the limit. You will always find Adele trying new things. Did you know that other than designing her jewellery pieces and handling photography she organizes events? Well, now…

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