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Sapeurs are elaborate dressers part of the Congolese subculture devoted to the cult of style. Sapeurs seek out the highest names in fashion in the world, including favourites Saint Laurent, Jean Paul Gaultier, Armani, Kenzo and Yamamoto. The Sapeurs use their fashion as an expression about politics, masculinity, aesthetic, social status and change.

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