Gentlemen of Bacongo. K likes. Gentlemen of Bacongo by Daniele Tamagni, book published by Trolley, with photographs of the elegantly dressed society. Andre must have taken a page or two out of “Gentlemen of Bacongo” ( Trolley Books), a new book by Daniele Tamagni that celebrates a. As designer Paul Smith writes in the introduction to Gentlemen of Bacongo, “It is incredible enough today to see men dressed so elegantly in.

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Daniele Tamagni is an Italian photographer and art historian, with a particular fascination and focus on African culture and society. Call or visit books. Their attention to detail, their use of colour, all set against the environment they live in, is just fantastic.

The Shanty Town Dandies of Bacongo. In Pictures – the story of love and romance: Gentlemen of Bacongo Daniele Tamagni Price: Members have their own code of honour, codes of professional conduct and strict notions of morality.

Bacohgo, we all seem to be in genglemen much of a hurry to do this.

** TROLLEY BOOKS ** Gentlemen of Bacongo

As a designer, I have for years also played with opposites and the unexpected in my work, a classical jacket with an unusual lining for example. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation.


It is incredible enough today to see men dressed so elegantly in capital cities like Paris or London, let alone in the Congo. Their style appeals to me because right from the beginning of my gentlemeb I have always worked with classical shapes and striven for beautiful quality, while the main emphasis of my work has come from the use of colour and the unusual co-ordination of fabrics.

But their amazing style is also based on bacingo rules of elegance, beauty and harmony of colours.

For info contact info trolleybooks. It is a world within a world within a city. The attitude of the Sapeurs and their way of being is unique, not just the clothes, the ties, cufflinks, socks, shoes and famous cigars but also their elegant manners baconfo place in society.

For me, the look of the Sapeurs is just amazing. By Sir Paul Smith.

They dress to impress, whilst also being ambassadors of etiquette, peace and music, as well as the essence of style. Books In Pictures – the story baacongo love and romance: Designer brands of suits and accessories are important to sapeurs, and they work hard to save as much money as they can to dedicate to the most beautiful suits and accessories they can find.

He moved into photography after working as a researcher in museums, galleries and churches. Shanty town dandies of Bacongo. The result is a unique and inspiring style, that has captured the imagination of people all over the world – the sapeurs are now truly the kings of elegance.


Introduction written by Paul Smith, one of the world’s most renowned and influential menswear designers. In he won the best genntlemen in the Canon Young Photographer award for Italy with his images of Congolese dandies.

Gentlemen of Bacongo: Sir Paul Smith on shanty town dandies

Summary Details Specs Author Details Press and Awards This book provides a fascinating insight to the vibrant street style of the ‘Sapeurs’, the elegant and immaculately dressed dandies from the heart of the Congo. The passion they have for clothes is so unusual today, while the care and attention to detail given to everything they wear dates back to the time of the first dandies, when entire outfits would be carefully considered on a daily basis.

The Sapeurs, however, have bacpngo work hard and dedicate time and money to afford and source these clothes. Film 50 great quotes about acting. Compiled by Martin Chilton. Monday 31 December