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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
... exploration of the conversations about the elasticity of masculinity, lifestyle of the sapeurs of Brazzaville was certainly including the ways in which homophobia plays out not the rst2 (James Brooke, stationed in Abidjan via hypermasculinity and whether or not women as the Bureau Chief for the New...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Conversely, Daniele Tamagni’s Gentlemen of Bacongo documents the lives of a different kind of elite, the sapeurs of Congo-Brazzaville, whose devotion to European bespoke suits creates a stark contrast to their modest day-to-day reality. These and other participating artists including Viviane Sassen, Zanele...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and opulence bestowed by things shiny style. A typical outfit was very label-conscious and and gold echoes the conspicuous consumption of consisted of a black Kangol hat, Farah trousers, the sapeurs—the Société des Ambianceurs et des Gabicci cardigans (yardie cardies), and shoes by Personnes Élégantes...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Luther King dedicated to high fashion. The movement originated Jr., Malcolm X, and the Black Panthers took on the in Kinshasa and Brazzaville in the 1920s when men white status quo, African Americans reasserted known as sapeurs defied their meager circumstances their diaspora status through fashion...