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Our Modern Day Hero – Adele Dejak

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In today’s society, it is very hard to find someone whom another person can look up to as a hero. It takes a very special quality and person for others to know they can depend on, look up to and follow without worry of being led astray. On this day as we celebrate Hero’s day, we have chosen to celebrate Adele Dejak, the Founder, CEO  & Creative Director of Adele Dejak The Brand, She is a woman who looks at a challenge and gives it a wink, a woman who is independent, tough, ambitious and knows what she wants in…

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Richa recycled brass earrings

Tips on Caring for your Aluminium, Brass and Leather Accessories

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Every now and again, we get questions from our customers about how to best take care of their cherished accessories. Here’s what we recommend when it comes to keeping your aluminium, brass and leather beauties looking as good as the day you fell in love with them! Brass Brass items can get dull and lose their shiny look. You can find different brands of brass polish in most supermarkets. One such brand is called Brasso and comes in liquid form. Put some polish on a piece of cloth or cotton wool and gently rub it on the brass item until…

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We Want to Know What Makes You Feel Powerful

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We want to know what makes you feel elated, unstoppable and alive. We’ve been profiling several women who demonstrate leadership and style. From our collaborators: model and forensic odontologist, Dr. Amritpal Kaur Kalsi and cultural and social entrepreneur, branding expert Marcella Echavarria; to popular icons such as Kelly Rowland (who we’d love to adorn), the influential Coco Chanel and Michelle Obama. These women’s great style is only just a part of the package – their skills, passion and determination make them all the more inspirational. The woman we design for (that’s you) is passionate and inspiring in her own right…

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Design inspiration: textures and shapes

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Style and good design are like match-making: it’s all about combining different elements to create a harmonious whole. In our case, there are two main senses at play – we consider how things will feel to the touch and we are also concerned about how different shapes will work together visually. Striking the right balance of contrast and compatibility is a challenge that turns us on! Kindly follow us on our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to see some of the textures and shapes that inspire us to make our pieces. To shop for the Brand, Visit us Today at the Village…

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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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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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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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Addicted to ArmBands

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“Every piece of jewellery tells a story just as every piece of Adele’s armbands tell a story.” It is yet again another season to let your arms do the talking with the return of yet another fashionable trend; the armbands that are better known as armlets. Most of us are used to wearing bracelets or seeing people with bracelets stacked on their wrists. Somewhat in the realm of accessories, all this is about to change with our handcrafted armbands that are just about to revolutionize the way you define and own your style. At Adele Dejak, we have a collection…

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Photographic works using nature as a Backdrop

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‘If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere you go.’ Van Gogh I declare the world to be the most profound, beautiful thing that ever existed. Its beauty as well as its entities do have an effect on our senses. But what is it about nature that makes us declare of its beauty? Nature always has a way of bringing a lot of beauty into our lives just as there is so much around for us to see, touch and hear. No matter how many times you look at something, it is always different. Adele tries to mix…

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