The Sapeurs
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Meeting the most fashionable crowd in DRC

It sounds incredible, young men living in one of the world's poorest countries devoted to designer fashion and expensive clothing.

They are the Society for Ambience-makers and Elegant People - or in French, La Sapp.

As part of the BBC's Best Nightclub in Africa series, 1Xtra's DJ Edu has been to the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, to meet the men they call the Sapeurs.

  • 14 Mar 2015
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