Congo Dandies

Congo Dandies, or the members of a group called LA SAPE, are arguably the most enthusiastic fashionistas, that despite of extreme poverty, spend their life long earnings and many times even take hefty bank loans to buy the latest and most expensive dresses and other fashion accessories. All these to continue a tradition brought by the Congolese ex-servicemen who returned to the country after fighting for France during the second world war and brought the Parisian fashion to Republic of the Congo or Congo Brazzaville with them.
If you want to see their collection of Yves Saint Laurents, Kenzo, Giorgio Armanis and pairs of Weston and their sacrifices to maintain their wealth of fashion collection, check out the 26 mins long documentary on the following YouTube link-

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