Written by Isabella Boston
Our mission is to offer affordable glamour, sophistication and style while giving back to those less fortunate through our 'Natalie Gives Back' in-house initiative. ~ Natalie Mills
Natalie was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and has been passionate about fashion since the tender age of seven. She was known as the “Bling Queen”, fashion show orchestrator, and young entrepreneur who enjoyed creating jewelry with her cousins using limited resources. Natalie knew right away she had a calling in design but she did not have the money for a formal education so she began working right after graduating high school.
“I really had a modest salary and could not afford any expensive jewelry,” Natalie says, “The jewelry I bought at the markets would just fall apart and this is where I found a gap in the industry.” Natalie decided that she would create and offer quality jewelry at an affordable price and that is when Natalie Mills (Fashions) was born. Natalie made her dream a reality in 2011 with only a few bracelets and a makeshift stand. She had no brand and no clue as to how to start a company, “But I did have the hard work ethic, the passion, the desire, and the attitude to never give up!” (“Meet Natalie - Natalie Mills”)
Natalie hopes that her story will inspire others to never give up, “You will figure it out, just believe in yourself!”
Her company is Faith-based, and she glorifies God in everything that she does. She even prays over her merchandise before it is shipped out. Her strong Christian values are the core of her business and in what she stands for: Integrity and Honesty.
"We understand that we are continuously changing, and we open our minds to continuous learning and constant improvement as the Holy Spirit leads us."
Natalie Gives Back Initiative: One "Mill"Purchase for one Meal to South African Children
As a South African, Natalie has witnessed first-hand the hardships and injustices South African children battle each day. With her compassion and dedication, she is determined to bring relief and help those who are in need of it most.
“Education is paramount to future generations. I firmly believe that reading fosters curiosity, imagination, creativity and ultimately academic success. However, it’s very hard to teach a hungry child.”
Natalie Mills will donate a nutritious meal to an at-risk orphan and school-age child living in townships and rural areas for every purchase that you make.
“I truly believe a kind act a day can change the world in the most beautiful way!" ~ Natalie xxx
Please visit Natalie at: NatalieMills.com where your purchase can make a difference in a South African child’s life.
Natalie Mills (Touch image to enter store.)
“My designs are Inspired to Remind YOU - that True Beauty & Strength is within each & everyone of us!" ~ Natalie Mills
*Disclosure: I am an affiliate marketer with the brand(s) mentioned in this post and if you click on some of the links or banners, I may receive a commission from my partners should you decide to purchase from them today or in the near future.
To learn more about how you can help children living in Africa, please read my article "Literacy Rates in Africa" and the Borgen project.
"Together we can make a difference."
Isabella Boston is a multi-talented writer and the Founder of Bella’s Attic Studio. She has several years of experience in content writing, copywriting, and social media strategies. She is the author of the romantic and rare memoir, Passion of Flames. Isabella is currently working to spread awareness on the dangers and inhumanity of human sex trafficking. She has special interests in fashion and beauty, health and wellness, and natural healing as it pertains the body, mind and soul. When Isabella is not writing, she enjoys playing the violin, learning new languages (currently Italian), and reading books of substance.