Category Archives: Our World

Adele Dejak by Sara Waiswa

A Series of Girl Bosses that Rock

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The coined term Girl Bosses has been an on-going global movement (campaign if you like) celebrating women who are basically in charge of their lives and rock at it. There are numerous platforms online that are now involved in celebrating and uplifting women in the name of girl power. Some are even multi-dimensional in that, they not only celebrate those that have “already made it” or are up-coming in their journey, but also those that need assistance in terms of funding, mentorship and knowledge building. In short, all-encompassing communities for goal-driven women.  At Adele Dejak, our latest campaign dubbed #girlboss…

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The Signature Adele Dejak Hand Selfies: Part 1

The Signature Adele Dejak Hand Selfies: Part 1

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Selfie! Selfie! Selfie! Oh the word Selfie. It is safe to state that, in this day and age, if you have no clue what that means you have been living under a rock.  World over, selfies have been taken of individuals (no age restrictions) or/and with friends/celebrities/monumental buildings and views, and have flooded the social media platforms for years. Having agreed on the above,  we all understand that a selfie is defined as a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared (not necessarily) via social media. They can express love, or…

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Adele Dejak, Showroom

Adele Dejak Showroom Renovation Reveal

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After weeks of strenuous design work and project management, we are so excited to reveal this full showroom renovation.  Our director Adele Dejak felt that this was a much needed project and the transformation of the showroom would enable the brand to provide chic visuals, a delightful shopping experience, and at the same time appeal to those with an eye for beauty. As we prepared for this much anticipated period to showcase what we had been working on, so much consideration and attention went into the details. If you had visited with us prior to the renovation, you would remember…

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Adebayo Oke-Lawal // Orange Culture

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Adebayo Oke-Lawal, creative director of Orange culture, is regarded as one of the pioneers of modern menswear in Nigeria. According to Bayo, as he is popularly known, he started sketching at the age of ten for a store in East London and that’s how he got his start. He then moved on to work with Kiki Kamanu and gained survival skills for working in the industry.   With this determination, the Orange Culture was born. Bayo refers to OC as a “movement” more than a clothing line, for a creative class of men who he describes as “self aware ,…

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year Adele nation!! We are just a few days into the new year are super excited to share what we have in store for you our loyal clients. We would first want to send out a big thank you for your love and unconditional support throughout 2016 and for choosing Adele Dejak as your desired fashion and accessories brand. As the new year dawns, exciting changes come up with new hopes and expectations from both your end and our end. Our goal as always is to improve every day in order to meet your preferences, as we strive…

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Jacaranda Beauty Giveaway Winner

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Hello friends and fans! It’s been an interesting past couple of days running our Giveaway competition. Jacaranda season is our favourite season of the year simply because of the colour, pomp and beauty these trees bring. For a long time we contemplated on having a giveaway competition but weren’t too sure what we would base it on. When Jacaranda season rolled around, we decided to go with it not only for the competition’s sake, but also to raise a bit of awareness on the benefits of appreciating and taking care of the trees around us. Other than for aesthetic purposes,…

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The art of Michael Soi: in A Chat about Creatives in Africa

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Michael Soi may need no introduction to art fans in Nairobi.  Michael is an artist who began his career as a sculptor and subsequently refined his own visual and artistic vocabulary over the years. Working from his studio at the GoDown Arts Centre in Nairobi, Michael has participated in numerous artist workshops, and exhibited widely both locally and internationally.   We recently caught up with him at the GoDown Centre where he was exhibiting his newest series called ’The Women in My Life’. The show was a tribute to publicly recognize the women in his life. We were down at the centre…

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Adele Dejak - Successful USA launch

Dose Market – Our launch was successful!

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Our designs featured at Dose Market during this year’s Valentines day at the Morgan Fulton Market. Our African jewellery were a favourite amongst Chicago stylists exuding a bold, strong statement to any outfit. This was our official launch in the United States. For more information if you are in the US, visit the USA online store at, or contact our USA representative at info(at)adeledejak(dot)us. Cheers for now. The A-team.

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Meet Reginda the Alchemist

Meet Rajinder our neighbour and metal collaborator

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Most of my jewellery is created from recycled metal (brass and aluminium). Recycling metal is a whole wide field and would take anyone so much to have an in-house department that recycles their own metal. Not that I wouldn’t want to get there some day. the universe has a way of answering our prayers. One of these prayers is the fact that Rajinder, a well known metal caster and our neighbour next door at the Kiambu showroom. He is always ready to convert all scrape pieces that I use for implementing my jewellery designs. The pieces he does are inspired by Africa…

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Adele Dejak happy new year (2016)

2016! We are ready for you

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Happy new year greetings to you. We hope that you enjoyed the festivities and that you are back with fully recharged batteries ready for 2016 and the goodies it has in store for us. This is just to let you know that both our flagship store in Kiambu and the Village Market shop are open. Drop by to check out what we have in store or simply say hi. So much excitement for the year. Make sure you do not miss out on any updates (new product launches, giveaways, discounts and offers) by: – Signing up to our mailing list –…

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