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The Surprising Sartorial Culture Of Congolese 'Sapeurs'

Art & Culture / The Congolese dandies who see fashion as a way of life

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The Surprising Sartorial Culture Of Congolese 'Sapeurs'

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A sapeur named Allureux decides to put on his maroon socks because they match with his elbow tie. The rule of the three colors — one should .

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JLM presents a cute and funky set of designs at Kinshasa Fashion Week Bright colours, with a slight tough of colour blocking.

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La SAPE is an old society of the best-dressed men in Congo. They spend ridiculous amounts of money on designer clothes brought in from Europe

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The Sapeurs are a Congolese subculture with a sartorial agenda. In a landscape plagued by poverty and civil war, their joyful strutting and preening in the ...

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Congolese capital Brazzaville has a subculture known as Sapeurs. This is a society of elegant people. Men of all ages dress up in designer c.

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A new photo book by Daniele Tamagni explores the phenomenon of sapeurs, a clique of extraordinarily dressed dandies from the Congo.

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Their suits are sharp, their looks deliciously colorful, but the black dandy's sartorial sense has also been shaped by the cross-currents of racial history ...