Category Archives: Kenya

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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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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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Fashion Friday at the Brew Bistro

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It is all about Fashion at the Brew Bistro and Lounge this and every Friday night. Every friday, the Brew Bistro conducts a fashion event which features fabulous designers, fashion cocktails and pop-up boutiques. So far there have been 19 shows with Adele Dejak making the 20th this Friday. Since the beginning of March, the Brew Bistro has been giving Kenyan and even international brands the platform to showcase their respective designs. Brands such as AfroStreet Kollections, House of Dishol, Shiyenze and many other authentic kenyan brands have been recognised and showcased at the Brew Bistro. We were very excited to have received…

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Mireia Lalaguna adorns Adele Dejak

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Did you know the reigning miss world Mireia Lalaguna has been in Kenya? The Spanish beauty queen jetted into the country on Monday evening and will be here for a four day stay in which she will be visiting local programs run by Smile Train. Smile train is the worlds largest cleft lip charity. Mireia will also be awarding former Miss World Kenya 2014 Idah Nguma, Sh1 million prize to benefit Smile Train. Mireia truly embodies the definition of beauty with a purpose. We were super-duper excited when we received a call from Brand Kenya Board, requesting us to adorn Mireia with…

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Mothers’ Day with Adele Dejak

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Mothers’ day is nigh! Mothers’ day is a day to celebrate the mother of a family, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in a society. We celebrate it by expressing love and appreciation, usually through gifts. By now, so many people are stuck wondering what to get “mommy”. Worry no more because we’ve got you. How about you visit our showroom in Kiambu, or our store at the Village Market to see what we have in store for you. We’ve got a variety of beautiful, feminine accessories you can choose from. Stroll in between today and Mothers’ day (Sunday…

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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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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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