About The Vanya Designs Team

Our Lead 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

Mom of three teenage boys and married for 25 years, Alicia has built Vanya Designs Bridal from the ground up. It started in her basement (read the entire story), and has blossomed into the premier design house in the nation! 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. She won the prestigious Entrepreneur Award from Kansas State University in 2022.


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 in 2019. 

Her smile and positive energy are contagious and she loves helping you look and feel your best for your special day. She specializes in Heirloom Re-Designs and Bespoke Suits. Do you have an heirloom dress you want turned into a getting ready robe or rehearsal dress? Do you have questions about a Bespoke suit and what material and design would be perfect? She is your girl! 

Libbi loves her puppies Chips & Copper, murder mysteries and spending time with her family at the lake or hanging out with friends. She is also co-host on a podcast, Three Cheese Blend.