Staying true to your roots is an important factor to maintaining one’s self identity. Many Black Americans do not know much about their African history so there is a huge disconnect that they have to Africa. One way to get people to learn about their culture is through the world of fashion. That’s why Ane’ Collection was created by seventeen year old Petra Anembom to help connect her people to their native homeland.
Ane’ Collection was a clothing brand started by Anembom as a way to express the love for her culture through African print fabrics. All of the products are handmade like headwraps and hair charms. As a native of Cameroon, Anembom grew up around fashion designers that inspired her to create her own material.
“Growing up I was surrounded by many seamstresses and was always going to the sewing shop to get fitted for a custom-made dress, which…
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