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Adele Dejak on Ethical and  Sustainable fashion

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A post in response to the Ivory Ban   Elephant ivory has always been in high demand in the fashion accessories industry due to its texture, desirability and durability.  In Kenya, a ban on the ivory trade has been in effect since 1969.  However, the trade has continued illegally and this has led to devastating effects on the elephant population.  A report in 2012 by the Kenya Wildlife Service estimates the elephant population to stand at 38,000. But on the upside, poaching in Kenya is down to 46 from 390 elephants killed in 2013. China, the world’s largest ivory market, has…

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Noir Lover & Sustainable Fashion

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Hello team Adele! Our Noir Lover campaign is running really well so far. In the next couple of weeks, we will be describing the essence of the Noir Lover. The Noir Lover style, the brands the Noir Lover indulges in, the things the Noir Lover likes and loves and many more. Today we focus on Sustainable fashion. Sustainable fashion refers to a product that is created and produced with consideration to the environment and the social impact it may have throughout its total life span. It involves the design processes, sourcing of material and the manufacturing of all your fashionable items which…

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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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ThrowBack With Our Little Black Dress

By | Adele Dejak, Adele Dejak Lifestyle, Africa-Forward, African design, Black, Chanel, chic, Ethical Fashion, Fabric, favourites, finding beauty, highlights, Nairobi, Our Design Process, Photography, Photoshoots, showcase, sleeveless style, Sustainable fashion, Tribal Chic, Uncategorized | No Comments

“Rule of a Lady – Three words: Little Black Dress.” Taking all the social media norms into account, we all are aware that being a Wednesday, it goes without saying that it is #WednesdayCrushWednesday leaving Thursday to a #throwback. For #TeamAdele, we’ve decided to shake up things a little bit by both crushing on our Little Black Dress that is set to Re-launch soon while at the same time doing a major throwback since its inception and re-invention in the year 2014/2015 Take a good look into your closet. Is there anything in there that you would never take out?…

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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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Addicted to ArmBands

By | accessories, Adele Dejak, africa, African design, aluminium, armbands, Armlets, brass, chic, Ethical Fashion, fashion, favourite pieces, Inspiration, jewellery, Recycled collection, sleeveless style, Sustainable fashion, Tadita, Uncategorized | No Comments

“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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Pre-Election Sale: We Are Newly Stocked.

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“For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough to come and participate in our Mega Pre-election sale.” Well, it is finally here……OUR PRE-ELECTION SALE! We have a huge 10%-70% OFF EVERYTHING in store, at our Village Market store. From chokers to bracelets, from day bags to weekend bags, we all have these handcrafted African pieces in stock. Why not take a leap of faith and get to the Village market store and indulge yourself in some of Adele’s pieces at her store? Please take note that the PRE-ELECTION SALE…

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Beads and their beauty: The Samburu, Masai, Turkana and their historic origin.

By | accessories, Adele Dejak, Afri Love, Afri Love Maasai collection, africa, African design, African designers, bracelets, choker, chokers, Collaborators, hand made, jewellery, Maasai collection, necklaces, Sustainable fashion, Uncategorized | No Comments

“All you need is love…and some really nice beads”, a quote Adele loves using especially when interacting with her clients. Over the years, the Maasai, Turkana and Samburu beads have formed an integral part of culture. They are far much more than just ornaments as they play a deeper role in these respective ethnic groups. For the Maasai people, the beads reflect their beauty, strength and their deep love and devotion for their cattle”.  On the other hand, the latter wear these beads as it reflects a sign of health, one’s marital status and even the number of children one…

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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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