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Sapology: Congolese “sapeur” inspire Spring / Summer 2016 of Christian Louboutin


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The phenomenon of “La sape” continues to spread across the world. Over time, Many celebrities adopt and contribute to it internationalization if not globalization. This is the case of the famous designer Christian Louboutin who was inspired and presented his new new collection.

Recently the rapper Master Gims evoked in his last track the name of some favorite brands such as Chanel, Louboutin, Issey Miyake both very liked by the adept of “la SAPE” Commonly know as the “Sapeurs”.

The Sapeurs, are members of the SAPE (Société des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Élégantes/Society of Tastemakers and Elegant People) and have emerged in African and diaspora communities over the past 25 years. This subculture movement have been inspire by Artist such us the Late Papa Wemba , the Conglosese king of Rumba music. People drape themselves in elegant sharp attire, creating flamboyant identities for themselves through their brightly colored suits, and luxurious swagger.

Witness the new collection of designer Christian Louboutin. Indeed who has decided to pay tribute with a colorful campaign SAPE ( Sapology).

American stars are attracted. Chris Brown, Kanye West and Rick Ross snapped articles. By combining this new collection in the classical style shoes made by Neapolitan artisans acid colors of undermining, Christian Louboutin celebrates the singular elegance of Congolese dandies initiators of this movement.


See photos of the collection and leave us your comments below.


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