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Gentlemen Of Bakongo: The African Dandies

Gentlemen Of Bakongo: The African Dandies

I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce the Sapeurs of Brazzaville, Congo. The Sapeurs put on for SAPE, the Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Élégantes, or Society of Tastemakers and Elegant People. Recently in the Congo, the Sapeurs…

50~60年代のフレンチ・ファッションに身を包む、コンゴ共和国の半端無くダンディーな紳士「サペー」たち - DNA

50~60年代のフレンチ・ファッションに身を包む、コンゴ共和国の半端無くダンディーな紳士「サペー」たち - DNA

An ethos centred around respect, peace, integrity and honour accompanies the wardrobe of la Sape. This holds that a Sapeur has to be non-violent, well mannered and an inspiration through their attitude and behaviour.

An ethos centred around respect, peace, integrity and honour accompanies the wardrobe of la Sape. This holds that a Sapeur has to be non-violent, well mannered and an inspiration through their attitude and behaviour.

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Les Sapeur by Dylan Culhane, Cape Town South Africa

Francesco Giusti - Le Sape Series, on the Sapeurs of the Congo, 2009. Click thorough to an article about the series in feature shoot mag

Francesco Giusti - Le Sape Series, on the Sapeurs of the Congo, 2009. Click thorough to an article about the series in feature shoot mag

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