Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Araic Anderson overcame childhood trauma and emotional incapabilities that allowed her to disconnect from the world and in doing so created a distance in understanding people of many cultures, lifestyle habits, fashion trends and perception on social classes. Communication from Araic was always delivered via body language and a muted mouth. Being expressive and dealing with emotions was not an option in the world captivated during the childhood and early adulthood of Araic's.
Since 2022, Araic Anderson has been designing some of the most distinctive pieces using corduroy making a name for herself as 'The Corduroy Artist' in fashion.
Dear Brown You is a digital fashion novel, small business club, an outlet for individuals to release their anxieties and an opportunity that allows individuals to wear sustainable clothing that reminds them of how they've overcame challenging obstacles. The digital fashion book streamlines the autobiography of Araic Anderson, a noticeable imperfect brown soul who has discovered the connection between love, art, and skin tones through her life's journeys.
The brand expresses the relationship of ALL ethnicities and each related culture. The origin story of Dear Brown You is Araic's trauma. Releasing her story to the world and creating art per chapter is allowing creatives to cope with her inner pains in hopes that Araic's story helps the next brown soul.