2018 / Editorial / Fashion

Sapeurs of Brazzaville, Congo

  • Prizes
    Gold in Editorial/Fashion
  • Photographer
    Tariq Zaidi

La Sape, an abbreviation of Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Élégantes ("Society of Ambiance-Makers and Elegant People"), is a fashion subculture centered on the cities of Kinshasa and Brazzaville in the DRC and Republic of Congo. Someone who follows La Sape is known as a Sapeur.