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Wrist Arrest with Adele Dejak Arm Candy

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The most adorable thing about the spring and summer is that you can explore many styles flaunting your arm. As the summer season embarks in a few days,  short sleeves will be very common, and you can flaunt your arm with the beauty of arm candy bracelets. A bold blend of bangles can instantly up an outfit’s ante, and so can statement bracelets on their own. K-JUUI BraceletArm candy is not only fun to wear, but also great fun in showcasing your personality. You can wear huge ones on their own or stack them up with one or two simpler ones. You…

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Woman Crush: Daphne Guiness

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Daphne  Guiness is a British and Irish fashion designer, art collector, model, musician, film producer and actor. She is an heir by direct descent of the 18th century Irish brewer Arthur Guinness. The first thing you notice about Daphne Guinness are her clothes. There’s no way you could miss them. These aren’t just schmattes covering the body; but they merely gorgeous, fashionable garments, and beautifully made by leading designers. Guinness’s attire veers from fashionable to fantastical. When you see her during events in London or, perhaps, around the haute couture shows in Paris, she is a quixotic apparition, clad in high-fashion…

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Accessory Highlight: Bahati Almaz Choker

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In keeping up with the 90’s theme that has been all the rage for over a year now, is the choker style necklace. The choker has been seen  both on and off catwalks by designers such as Olivier Rousteing of Balmain, Christia Dior just to name a few, taking their versions to the next level. The choker is a simple accessory to upscale your ensemble in different styles from day to evening. It’s easy to see the choker’s appeal: it’s a cool-girl nod to ’90s grunge, it doesn’t interfere with your outfit, it complements everything and it acts like a built-in…

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LABOUR DAY:MEET OUR DEDICATED ARTISANS

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Dear Team Adele, we hope you are enjoying your day wherever you are and celebrating Labour day with all its glory. To kindly remind you, Labour day is  an annual holiday that celebrates the achievements of workers.  Essentially, it was intended to be an annual national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the country. However, the entire world now celebrates workers. This Labour day, we want you to join us in  celebrating our very own artisans who dedicate their talents and time each and every work day to beautifully hand craft your jewelry pieces and bags. If…

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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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