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HOW ADELE DEJAK IS PARTICIPATING IN FASHION REVOLUTION WEEK THIS YEAR

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What is Fashion Revolution Week All About? In April 2013, Rana Plaza building, a clothing manufacturing building in Bangladesh, collapsed and killed thousands of people. The building collapsed due to its lack of adherence to safety and security standards. The building was bound to collapse eventually but despite that, nothing was done to prevent it. Some major fashion brands were sourcing their garments from that same factory. They did some damage control (good PR) after the unfortunate calamity and showed the world how they had improved the place, waited for people to forget and continued with their business as usual….

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Woman Crush: Maya Angelou

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou Maya Angelou born Marguerite Annie Johnson was born on April 4, 1928. She was an American poet, memoirist and civil rights activist best known for her seven series autobiography which focus on her childhood and early adulthood experiences. She was respected as a spokesperson for black people and women and her work was and still is a defense for the black culture.   Amongst the numerous poems that accelerated her to fame, two of them…

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Ten Reasons Why Jewellery is The Perfect gift

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“Gift giving is part of the culture no matter where you are and no matter how long you stay.”Chrystalyn Brannen There is no community without gift and gifting. The acts themselves may not be visible, they may not have names, they may elude materiality, and yet, we depend on them for our very existence as givers and receivers.  And with the endless need to express ourselves to our loved ones we use gifts to showcase warmth, recognition, care and love in our special and unique ways. Having being in the jewellery business for over a decade now, we believe that jewellery gifting…

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Post Easter Giveaway

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The year is moving quite fast. Can you believe that Easter has come and gone just like a blink of an eye? Well, we can’t either. This time around, Easter happened to be fall on Sunday the 16th of April meaning, most people begun their holidays from Friday the 14th up until Monday the 17th in recognition of Good Friday and Easter Monday respectively. We hope that you all had a wonderful time with your family and friends and were able to celebrate by indulging in chocolate, hunting for the Easter bunny eggs, enjoying our amazing discounts at our Village Market…

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Woman Crush: Michelle Lamy

Woman Crush: Michelle Lamy

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“I don’t have any explanation for the black line I draw on my forehead every single morning! Along with the bracelets, the rings, the earrings…my tattooed fingers, black nails and permanent gold teeth with diamond…Ouf!”  says Michelle Lamy. Here at Adele Dejak we LOVE LOVE LOVE Michelle’s eccentric sense of style. She is, in simple terms REMARKABLE! What seems to leave us intrigued mostly and in wild awe is (obviously) MERELY her bold, brave, unorthodox and eclectic taste in jewelry. Michele Lamy is revered as one of the fashion industry’s unique, iconic and true eccentrics. She is a powerful and…

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Here We Come South Africa Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week!

Here We Come South Africa Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week!

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Happy Monday Adele gang, we have some really great news for you this Monday, and especially for our South African family.  No words can describe the excitement to finally say these words “Here we come South Africa!!!!”As we progress in our tasteful journey of redefining African luxury one step at a time, we are truly humbled and ecstatic to be announcing that Adele Dejak will be in Cape Town this week for South Africa Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2017. Adele’s unique pieces shall be displayed at the Designer Boutique which will be at Corner Victoria Road and Meadway, Camps Bay. Come one, Come all…

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What Does Your Favourite Accessory Say About You

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Did you know that we can tell (just by observing) what your go to accessory says about your personality? You might not realize it, but there are lots of things your jewelry can reveal about you. You might just think you’re accessorizing your favorite outfit, but the pieces and placement of the jewelry you select can actually let others in on certain aspects of your personality. Don’t worry there’s nothing bad or strange, but it is certainly fun and insightful to find out the things your jewelry says about you. Before we do, we just need to remind you that your...
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Tip Corner: How to rock our cowhide & leather clutches

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Hello Adele Team, We trust that your weekend has been nothing short of fabulous.  Monday`s can be a bit daunting for most but I hope that you know we are always here to spice it up. Tip corner is here to wash away your monday blues each fortnight by spoiling you with tips on all matters accessories beginning with how to rock our cowhide and leather clutchs. We hope you enjoy! When you own a massive bag it is very hard as a lady not to throw all your wardrobe, make-up collection, together with other paraphernalia you do not need....
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Woman Crush: Sade Adu

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“To be a mother you must be strong, even if you don’t feel it. You have to pretend.” Sade   When we look back at history, celebrating love, leadership, courage, strength and achievements of women has not always been the case. However, ever since the inception of the International women`s day and month, women’s efforts are now recognized changing that tremendously . Today is no different for us here at Adele Dejak  because we would not have it any other way than to honor the women who are trailblazers in their areas of specialty, beginning with music. Today’s WCW and hero…

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Reni Folawiyo-Alara Concepts

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Alara is the brainchild of prominent Nigerian businesswoman, Reni Folawiyo. Alara is a concept store in the true sense of the term, being where fashion meets design, meets culture, meets anything that’s hip! It fuses both international and African luxury cool, and in this vein even features a restaurant by celebrated NYC based Senegalese chef, Peter Thiam.   Alara, which means ‘wondrous performer’ in Yoruba, is rapidly becoming a fashion destination for Nigerians and westerners alike. It offers a mix of fashion, art and design in a similar style to famous concept stores like Paris’ Colette, London’s Dover Street Market…

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