The Faces Behind our Handmade Story – Meet William

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Hi there! It’s been a while since we did a post on our handmade story, especially one featuring our artisans. This segment gives you a glimpse of the people who dedicate their time and talent to their craft, thus presenting you with our beautiful, high-quality pieces. This week, we focus on William, one of our super-gifted tailors. Leave any comments or questions you may have for William in the comments section below. Tell us about William My full name is William Ronga, from Homabay county. I came to Nairobi in 2007 and here at Adele Dejak I work as a…

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…And the launch finally happened! On the 10th of April this year, Blankets & Wine held a major show at the Ngong Racecourse in Nairobi. There were amazing music performances from Just A Band, Muthoni the Drummer Queen, Mayonde and from world renowned soul artist; Aloe Blacc! For the very first time, fashion and art installations were also available at the Blankets & Wine event, of which we were a part of.   ‘KALON’ is an ancient Greek concept which refers to the ideal of physical and moral beauty. The collection is indeed a beautiful and all-rounded one which includes…

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Adele Dejak Clearance sale - 2016

Clearance Bazaar still on!

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Exciting news! You may know this already, but, since Wednesday last week, we’ve been hosting one of the biggest clearance sales that has ever happened in the history of Adele Dejak. In order to serve you better and ensure that we only produce what you, our beloved client loves, we shall be discontinuing most of our previous collections. We shall brief you more on this when the right time comes. For now all the pieces that are being discontinued must go! Get up to 70% discounts on the said pieces; ranging from bags to jewelry. The sale is on everyday between 8a.m. to 5p.m. only while…

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Aloe Blacc in Nairobi

New Collection launch ‘Kalon’, at Blankets & Wine this Sunday

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Aloe Blacc will be at this year’s Blankets & Wine premier event – The Aloe Blacc Show …and so will we, alongside other amazing Kenyan Fashion designers. We will be launching Kalon, our new collection. As the name suggests, the pieces under in this collection are beauties to be hold. Come be the first one to lay your hand on them. The event: Blankets and wine Day: Sunday, 10th April 2016 Event time: 11am – 9pm Pop Up time: 11am – 3pm Venue: Ngong Racecourse Waterfront What to expect: Fashion + Music + Art + Food What you get at…

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February Samburu Trip by Adele

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On the 2nd of February 2016, I went to a village in Samburu, about 25Km from Isiolo (a long way from Nairobi) with my nephew Ludovico who was here on holiday. I am always working but I have to admit, it was a mini 3 day-holiday for me too. And Samburu was such a wonderful experience, how the people wear their beautiful Sukas as well as the amazing necklaces and bracelets. I was amazed at how stunning they look, as you can tell from the photos I got back, a lot of them. Beadwork is their main activity, with the women…

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Adele Dejak Kiambu event - Serendipity in Kiambu

Serendipity in Kiambu, sale this and every Saturday

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It’s March, schools are on, there’s the normal work routine and things may be a little boring. Worry no more. Starting this Saturday, we’d like to bring a little luck, shine and excitement into your Saturdays. Visit our showroom in Kiambu anytime between noon and 6PM for a chance to: – get up to 30% discounts on our accessories and up to 50% on selected sale items – walk around our workshop and get your first hand experience  of how our handmade journey is like – network with other shoppers over a biting and refreshment. If you are a lover of…

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Adele Dejak - Successful USA launch

Dose Market – Our launch was successful!

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Our designs featured at Dose Market during this year’s Valentines day at the Morgan Fulton Market. Our African jewellery were a favourite amongst Chicago stylists exuding a bold, strong statement to any outfit. This was our official launch in the United States. For more information if you are in the US, visit the USA online store at www.adeledejak.us, or contact our USA representative at info(at)adeledejak(dot)us. Cheers for now. The A-team.

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Lord Erroll Valentine Sale - Adele Dejak

Valentine sale at the Lord Erroll

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Wondering what you should get that special person in your life for this year’s Valentine? Are you worried that it’s too late and everything you could get is off the shelves? Worry no more. We’ll be showcasing at the Lord Erroll this Thursday and Friday, alongside other amazing designers. Do not miss out as this is a great opportunity to be the first one to lay your hands on our newest collection of beautifully crafted Kiondo bags! It’s even more fan when you come with a friend. Do not miss out. PS: You can also buy a gift voucher for…

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Adele Dejak USA Launch

Adele Dejak official launch in Chicago!

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Are you in the United States? Chicago to be precise? Well, we have exciting news! Adele Dejak is moving closer to you this Valentine’s. What other better gift could you get than an opportunity to have a physical feel of our accessories before you buy them for you and your loved ones? Tell a friend to tell a friend, let’s make this Valentines day lovely for everyone. What: Adele Dejak official launch in the USA at this year’s Dose (Dose Market) When: Sunday, February 14th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: 401 N.Morgan, Chicago, IL 60642 Why: To eat, shop…

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Adele Dejak - My recent road trip to Maai Mahiu

My recent road trip to Maai Mahiu

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On Tuesday, January 26th 2016, I went on a road trip to Maai Mahiu in the Rift Valley, with my nephew Ludovico, to visit a group of Cucu’s (Grandmothers) working under the umbrella of CTC International (Comfort the Children) within a program known as Grandparents Against Poverty and HIV/Aids (GAPA). CTC International aims to empower these Cucu’s, who are taking care of orphaned and vulnerable children, to lift themselves from poverty through the GAPA project by initiating income generating activities for them and ultimately mitigating poverty and HIV/Aids within their community. The income generating activities include; liquid soap making, mat…

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