The inaugural All Things Ankara Ball is happening this Saturday and launches with the slogan “Come Dry, Leave Wet.” In other words, the hope is for guests to come looking fresh to death dressed to the nines in luxurious Ankara print formal wear and then proceed to work up a sweat while partying all night long.

Founded by Nikki Billie Jean [maybe she was Michael Jackson’s lover? I made a funny I laughed I don’t care if you though it was dry], All Things Ankara describes itself as both the best destination for all things related to Ankara print fashion, as well as a growing international movement led by creatives and enthusiasts who incorporate those fashions in their work.

“Our goal with this theme is to display, expose and educate the public and the world to the rich culture of a Nigerian Renaissance man and woman though illuminating Ankara print fashion and vibrant craftsmanship,” said the event press release.

 

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