Our Designer, Alicia, truly believes that every woman should realize how valuable and beautiful she is.

Her passion lies in bringing to life pieces that reflect your own beauty and inspire love. Through a customized couture experience, she works closely with you to realize your dreams in the design she creates. The end result is always an extraordinary work of art.

Alicia and her team have helped hundreds of clients just like you create something breathtaking for their special day.


Lead Designer and CEO

Lead Designer and CEO Mom of three teenage boys and married for 21 years, Alicia has built Vanya Designs from the ground up. It started in her basement (read the entire story), and has blossomed into the premier design house in the state! Alicia's passion is bringing your dreams to life and she loves everything bridal and formal. Her mission is to help you feel beautiful and loved in your own skin! When she isn't working she loves gardening and Crossfit. Alicia graduated with her Masters Degree in Apparel and Textiles from KSU in 2003. 


Assistant Designer

Libbi started as a design intern in the summer of 2019, and she came on board full-time as Alicia's Design Assistant after she graduated with her Fashion Design degree from KSU. 

Her smile and positive energy are contagious and she loves helping you look and feel your best for your special day. She specializes in suits and custom clothing. Do you have something in your closet you want remade or updated? Do you have questions about a Bespoke suit and what material and design would be perfect? She is your girl! 

Libbi loves her puppy Chips, murder mysteries and spending time with her family at the lake or hanging out with friends.


Customer Service

Our customer service girl, Angela, loves people and is dedicated to making sure you have all the information you need to know! 

She is a student at WSU studying accounting, and that attention to detail translates into every transaction she makes. She is bilingual and makes our little world run seamlessly!

When she’s not helping customers or sewing buttons on dresses, she is always ready to step in and model dresses!”