The ability to create is an art. It’s a skill that, once recognized, yields amazing results, especially when time and effort are invested. For those that invest consistently, progress tends to meet them along with success, and dividends follow when art inspires others. One entrepreneur creating not only a way for herself but beautifying women with her works, fashion designer Rachael Mills, stands out and shines brightly.
Indeed fashion at its best, Rachael Mills is an inspiration beyond words.
Another great reason Why Blue Matters.
WBM: Using only five words, what five words describe you best?
RACHAEL: Ambitious, Driven, Determined, Sweet and Talented.
WMB: Where are you from?
RACHAEL: New Orleans, LA
WBM: From your perspective why is fashion important?
RACHAEL: Fashion is a form of communication, it gives people the opportunity to get to know you without formally meeting you. Fashion has been a huge part of my life for a very long time now.
WBM: How long have you been involved in fashion?
RACHAEL: Since middle school, so about 9-10 years.
WBM: Is this something you received education for or are you self-taught?
RACHAEL: I went to college for it and received a design in Fashion Design, however I believe that most of my knowledge came from trial and error.
WBM: Your designs are amazing, what is the inspiration behind the pieces for Rachael Mills?
RACHAEL: I am inspired but everything from architect to art , depends on my environment/mood at the time.
WBM: Biggest accomplishment?
RACHAEL: I’m always looking to OUTDO myself so I don’t want to jinx anything.
WBM: What’s an average day in the life of Rachael Mills look like?
RACHAEL: I wake up, I sew until its time to go to sleep. Then I wake up and do it all again lol. I am always working on something even when I don’t have clients. I guess that’s how I know I was born for this.
WBM: When not keeping the ladies looking absolutely phenomenal, what do you do for fun?
RACHAEL: I like golf Movies, Videos Games, Food, Malls…typical girl.
WBM: What type of impact would you like to make with your designs?
RACHAEL: As a woman so much is expected of us. I want women to feel empowered, strong and confident. The way you look plays a lot on your confidence level. I hope to provide pieces that gives that extra boost.
WBM: How’s 2013 looking for you?
RACHAEL: Great I feel this will be a great year for me. I am currently working on my Spring line and exactly for you guys to see it!
WBM: What should people keep in mind when pursuing their dreams and goals?
RACHAEL: Consistency is Key. There is always someone in the same field as you, working hard trying to get the same opportunities as you. The one who works harder will get it, make sure its you.