Dandies hit the streets of Kinshasa, Paris and London

Dandies hit the streets of Kinshasa, Paris and London
Dandies hit the streets of Kinshasa, Paris and London

Dandies hit the streets of Kinshasa, Paris and London

La S.A.P.E. (pronounced, “la sap") is a French acronym that stands for “The Society of Ambiance and Elegance.” It’s comprised of well-dressed men called “sapeurs” with an affinity for bright-colored, well-tailored suit ensembles. La S.A.P.E. entered popular African culture in the 1960s and is now becoming a global fashion trend. WBEZ’s Renata Sago tells us more.