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Introducing the #GirlBoss Series – Celebrating the Modern Warrior Woman

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We want to know what makes you feel elated, unstoppable and alive. This month , in anticipation to the International Women’s day on the 8th of March, we will feature bold, brave and brazen women on our blog. These women not only have chutzpah, they are self-aware and have style in buckets. We want to profile women who are leaders in their fields, women who are inspiring change and whose fashion sense constantly leaves us in awe, including  Beyonce, Michelle Obama, Oprah and Coco Chanel. We will also interview women in Kenya whom we feel embody these traits and sharing…

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CELEBRATING CULTURE: ADELE DEJAK’S TIV ROOTS

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Adele Dejak, by way of her mother, belongs to the Tiv nation of Benue State, Nigeria. Scattered through Nigeria and Cameroon, few members of the Tiv community remain but most impressively, they have managed to uphold their customs and traditions in the face of sweeping modernism.                                                   Nothing was documented of the culture-rich Tiv people until the 1900s. Their traditions are on display in weddings, dance, music, and food. The Tiv believe that these elements heal the…

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The Adele Dejak Showroom – New Year, New Look.

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    The Adele Dejak showroom and studio in Kiambu is getting a fashion facelift. This is to inject the space with new life; to have it reflect the Adele Dejak spirit of Afro-inspired Renaissance.                             During her last trip to Dakar, Adele discovered a stunning, triangulated print on the walls of an abandoned nightclub. The print and geometry are a staple of Senegalese architecture and design. In 1978, as a newly independent Senegal was reinventing herself, President Leopold Senghor, introduced a law that mandated new buildings to be constructed along what…

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Our Modern Day Hero – Adele Dejak

By | Adele, Adele Dejak, Adele Dejak Lifestyle, Discover Africa Premium Luxury, Happiness, Hero, Hero's Day, Inspiration | No Comments

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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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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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

By | bracelets, cow horn, Cow Horn Key Holders, earrings, Inspiration, old post, old post promoter, Online shop, Our World, Repost, republish, republishing | No Comments

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

By | Adele, Adele Dejak, Adele Dejak Lifestyle, African designers, business, Inspiration, life, Noir Lover, Our World, Sustainable fashion, Uncategorized, Woman Crush Wednesday | No Comments

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

By | Adele, Adele Dejak, Adele Dejak Lifestyle, Afri Love, Blog, chokers, earrings, ebony and brass, Ethical Fashion, Inspiration, Moon safari, Naivasha, Photography, Photoshoots, rings, Sustainable fashion, Uncategorized | No Comments

“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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