Malick Sidibe

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Long before The Sartorilalist was snapping photos of fashionistas on the cobblestone streets of the West Village, there was a young photographer in the West African country of Mali named Malick Sidibé who was pioneering his own genre of street style photography throughout the 50s 60s and 70s. I only first learned of Sidibé several years ago when I stumbled across an exhibition of his work at the M+B gallery in LA and instantly fell in love! His subjects had so much style! A fun little fact that was told to me by the gallerist at M+B is that Sidibé …