WHO IS VAN?
Fashion designer Vanessa Henderson of Van Miller International, is known for her timeless designs, sophisticated knot dresses and couture aesthetic.
Vanessa was raised by a single mom and is the oldest of six siblings. Taught to sew by her mother, Vanessa learned how to sew everything by hand. Married at seventeen years old she became a stay at home mother and began sewing for neighbors and friends for extra income.
Once news spread throughout the small rural community, orders became overwhelming. Vanessa continued to perfect her craft and decided to accept a job at a local fabric store as an Assistant Manager. Shortly after accepting the position, Vanessa was presented with the opportunity to teach sewing at the local community college.
Designing has always been her life's passion. The thrill of educating students to pursue a career in fashion inspired her to continue to forge ahead, and that's when she opened the doors to Vanessa's Bridal Image. Vanessa designed custom wedding gowns for the everyday bride. She quickly gained recognition for her cutting edge bridal looks in shades of every color.