What The Our Customers Say About Us

“Since my first bodybuilding competition in 2009 Vandella Costumes has designed and created my figure competition bikinis. Earlier, like other competitors, I chose basic designs and asked Vandella Costumes for advice on cuts and colors. Kira Jones, the owner, would guide me through the entire ordering process to decide on the best bikini for me.

Over time, Vandella Costumes bikini selection expanded from stylish and affordable, to the affordable haute couture level. Normally, haute couture and affordable are not synonymous, but somehow, Vandella Costumes has made it possible for bodybuilding athletes to have one-of-a-kind bikinis without paying a fortune.

Because of Vandella Costumes creativity and eye-for-style I have had five of the most beautiful competition bikinis made. Each one fit perfectly, and set a gorgeous back drop for my stage presentation and stage presence. And, there is nothing like a beautiful suit to add to your stage confidence.

Each year I look forward to my one-of-a-kind suit from Vandella Costumes, and this year is no different. I know that Vandella Costumes will have something fabulous in store for me.”

Lisa WhiteCompeitior, Trainer, Fitness Writer National Bodyduilding Examinerhttp://www.cptlisamwhite.com/

“Kira has been making my pro level competition suits for the last six years. Her suits are exceptional beyond works of art!. Every show I do I am complimented on my suit & how well they compliment my body, thus helping me clinch many first place titles.

Thank you Kira for always providing me with an exceptional beautiful suit. I feel like I’m a winner before I step foot on the stage.”

Mary BellWNBF Pro, Featured on E! Channel Special “Female Bodybuilders”Center Stage Figures

“What can I say except that Kira is simply THE BEST suit designer in the industry! I have been competiting for 8 years and every one of my suits from novice to pro has been a Vandella Costumes one of a kind design and every new suit has been more amazing than the previous! I am also a competition coach  and recommend Kira to all of my clients. In all my years competing and coaching, I have never had one dissatisified client. Every suit is one of a kind, professionally fitted/finished and of course stunning! Because I see so many different suits when coaching and judging, I have done many comparisons with the fit, style, how they are finished, etc and I can honestly say that Kira’s suits, prices and customer service cannot be beat. Ladies, whatever you do, don’t go with the “cheapest” or just any designer for your competition suits, you’ve worked too hard to get on stage…you need a suit that compliments your hard earned phsyique and is as beaufiful as you are – Call Kira!”

Tina PeratinoOwner/Coach - Natural Figure, Physique & BB ProCenter Stage Figures & Physiques, LLC

“As a Pro-Figure and Pro-Fit body competitor with the WNBF, I look for suits that will highlight and accentuate the hard work that I put in leading up to a competition.

I have worked with Kira and Vandella Costumes to design one-of-a-kind competition suits several times and have been extremely happy with each of them. Kira has always been helpful in creating a design or running with a design that I have personally come up with. She’s always extremely helpful, staying within my budget, and giving me a beautiful, quality suits.

I’m also a posing coach and recommend Vandella to all my girls. They too, have all been very happy with their suits.

If your looking for a great competition suit and great customer service, I highly recommend Vandella Costumes!”

Kimberly StreichWNBF Pro

“Just wanted to say thanks for the suit! This morning was the first time I put it on for my pictures & I love it.

Thanks again”

Jennifer ComptonFigure Competitor

“Kira has been making my pro level competition suits for the last six years. Her suits are exceptional beyond works of art!. Every show I do I am complimented on my suit & how well they compliment my body, thus helping me clinch many first place titles.

Thank you Kira for always providing me with an exceptional beautiful suit. I feel like I’m a winner before I step foot on the stage.”

Mary Bell, WNBF ProFeatured on E! Channel special “Female Bodybuilders”http://www.centerstagefigures.com/

“Just fyi, night suit gleemed and was totally beautiful, i won and turned pro so woohoo big feat there. the pics are on my fb page if you get time to look at how pretty the suit looked! thanks, i think we are friend on fb so, you should see them. thanks 😉

OMGoodness, these are freaking beautiful! and you did them in no time at all. these have got to be the prettiest suits ever, can’t thank you enough! i had to let everyone on fb know that as well and that you did them!!! thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!! love them!!!!!

I have trusted Kira with my suits for the last 3 years. The selection and quality of her suits are top notch, plus she can design and customize a suit to your hearts content. I tell all my friends if they want to ensure they get a suit that fits perfectly and stands out in a crowd to get in touch with Kira. I just turned pro in 2012 and will have her to do all of my Pro suits!!!”

CJ Rieke
CJ RiekeIFBB Bodybuilding Pro

“You did a fantastic job on my suit!  I love love love it! :-)”

Jodi WarthenFigure Competitor

“Vandella Costumes has exceeded every expectation imaginable with top notch service and quality! I have never felt more beautiful and confident than when I’m wearing a suit by Vandella. The showmanship of the suit dazzled on stage and fit my body like a glove.

The icing on the cake was that she was able to complete this suit on a very tight deadline. I would recommend Vandella Costumes to everyone and look forward to the next opportunity to wear one of these stunning suits! Thank you Kira:)”

Tiani Norman
Tiani NormanFitness & Nutrition Coach, Master Trainer, Octane Fitness, IFBB Physique Pro,Fitness Model

“Kira – I just wanted to THANK YOU for the wonderfully made suit. It fit PERFECT. I have been in three state shows and have won six first place trophies with it. I will be ordering another one soon! THANKS AGAIN FOR THE FABULOUS SUIT!”

Julie Krueger
Julie KruegerCompetitor

“I have worked with other suit designers over the past several years….and I can honestly say no one has surpassed the excellence in customer service and quality offered by Vandella Costumes! You will NOT be disappointed!”

Jennifer EspositoCompetitor & Trainer

“I was very happy with my experience with Vandella Costumes. I needed a figure competition suit for my first show. Finding something with quality that was affordable was important to me. I found Vandella Costumes online and knew after browsing through the many pictures of happy customers that I had found exactly what I needed. Being in a different state than Vandella, I ordered fabric swatches that helped me decide on the color. I have to be honest I was skeptical to order online but my finished suit arrived at the perfect size based on my measurements. I will continue to order from Vandella and recommend others to do the same!

Thank you Kira for the beautiful suit! It fit perfectly, and I got a ton of compliments on it!”

Ashley Wilkins
Ashley WilkinsFigure Competitor

” Hey Kira,
I just wanted to show you a pic from last weekend. I got my suit from you last November. I competed at npc universe this weekend. It was my first national show and I placed top 5 in both my classes. My suit looked amazing and I got a lot of. compliments on it. Thanks for,your incredible workmanship. I will be contacting you later this season for my husband and in the spring for. New one for me. Thanks again”

 Kristen Nosal
Kristen Nosal

“Cleo CARTI, St.Maarten, Caribbean, Excellent work, quality service, suit was stunning more beautiful than I imagined, I am a happy n loyal customer.”

Cleo Carti
Cleo CartiCompetitor From St. Maarten

“Thank you so much!  and again suit is beautiful…I will be so confident with it on!!  I will highly recommend Vandella Costumes!”

Sandy Robinson
Sandy RobinsonBikini Competitor

“This is the suit maker I told you about that is out of SC.She definitely has great quality, all sorts of price points, can customize to taste, and will be responsive to messages.

Hopefully your girls check her out…

You can check her out on FB or her website, too!”

Heidi Chappell, figure competitor, trainer, Judge

“I still stand by what I’ve said before –  I am thoroughly impressed by the passion, vision and level of excellence pursued by Vandella.  You company has set itself apart from other suit companies on the market, as your vision to design classy and both

traditional and non-traditional suits is refreshing! I would consider it a true privilege to promote your company in any way.”

Sarah Venturini
Sarah VenturiniIFBB Figure Pro

“So I just wanted to let you know your suit was quite a hit at my show yesterday, even the suit makers that were there came up to me too see how it was made since it was so shiny on stage! I loved it so much thank you it definitely helped me get 3rd place in my first show ever!

Thank you, “

Olivia Fortin
Olivia FortinFirst Time Figure Competitor

“This suit worked out great, it was Beautiful and it fit so well. Nationals was a blast!”

Jen Dees, national figure competitor

“I received the suits today!  Thank you soooo much!  They are fabulous!  Will be posting on FB.”

Wren MillsFigure Competitor

“Hey Kira! We received the package today. I tried everything on tonight and it is awesome. A million thank you’s!! I love it all. I will take pics at the competition and send them to you:)”

Missy Corrigan
Missy CorriganCompetitor and Trainer


FYI – I got the suit and I LOVE IT! I went to a posing class and everyone loved it there too.  Thank you for all of your hard work! I look forward to working with you in the future!”

Whitney Quaglia
Whitney QuagliaCompetitor

“Hi Kira,

I got it!  IT is beautiful, thank you”

Diane Beliveau, competitor

“I received the swimsuit Kira.  Thank you so much.  It is beautiful.  You did a great job.  Take care, Katie”

Katie RossabiCompetitor

“Hey wanted to let you know I got my suit, and it is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! And fits perfectly. Thank you so much!”

Taylor FordhamCompetitor

“ Kira,

Thank you sooooooo much! The suit is absolutely gorgeous! I’m so excited! The color is absolutely gorgeous! The fit is fantastic! Look for me to order more from you as I have a World event to compete in in November!

Thanks so much – again!



Jamil MillerCompetitor

“Hey girl!

Well…they must’ve liked your swimsuit:) I won my competition and Regina won hers too!!!   Isn’t that cool?  It was a total blessing. 

Everyone loved my fitness costume btw:) 

Thanks for all your help and your beautiful work:)

PS-give the puppies some love for me”

Stacey Kelly AshleyCompetitor,Founder/Creater of SuBe FitnessZumba Instructor * Les Mills InstructorChoreographer * Event Entertainer

“Good Morning Kira

Just writing to say I received my beautiful bikini in yesterday’s post.  It is really stunning & fits perfectly.  The colour is fantastic & suits so well. I am delighted to have received it in ample time prior to my competition & the shipping method which you used is exceptional & extremely fast. 

I would also like to Thank you so much for your prompt & efficient service in the turn around of this suit.

I will highly recommend you to any of my colleagues if they ever need a referral.

I will keep you posted on how I do in my first competition in 2 weeks time.  Fingers crossed it brings me Luck..

Kindest regards,”

Karen ScullyFigure Competitor, Ireland

“Hi Kira! Thanks again for the lovely suit. You really did such a wonderful job! I attached a few pictures for you. There are a few more on my facebook page as well if you’d like to take a look. Feel free to use them on your site to showcase your beautiful work if you would like!! Can’t wait to get my next suit from you in the future :-)”

Heather Hoff
Heather HoffFigure Competitor

“Good evening Kira, just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you again for my suit and to let you know how things went August 11/12 Tennessee State Body building Championships. I ended up doing Novice and Masters. I placed 1st in Novice figure tall and placed overall in Novice Figure. I also Placed 2nd in Masters.

Very happy with the outcome especially seeing it was my first show, and am looking forward to my next two starting in 10 weeks!

I am going to be reviewing what I can afford for another suit and Definitely would like you to make it!!!

Please find attached some pics of me. Thank you again and look forward to working with you again!”

Ruth-Ann Keller
Ruth-Ann KellerFigure Competitor

“Love my new suit from Vandella Costumes”

Jennifer Saunders Taylor
Jennifer Saunders TaylorCompetitor

“Hi Kira,

I received my suit yesterday!!  It is gorgeous!!!!!!!

I took it over to show Brenda last nite…she loved it too!  And, it fits great!

You did a nice job with the material selection.  Thank you, for your expertise!

I will be doing my very first show on September 1st, and I can’t wait to wear my suit.

Hopefully, I will have a good picture to forward to you 🙂

Thanks, so very much!”

Cindy HettchenCompetitor

“Hi Kira,

I just wanted to say thank you! I competed this past weekend and loved the suit. I have attached a few photos. Thought it fit great and had many compliments. I think the butt was the perfect width- not sure if you ended up making it wider or not.

Best regards,”

Danielle ReelFigure Competitor


I wanted to say “Thank You” again for my beautiful suit. I’ve have received so many compliments on it. You do awesome work.

Thanks again!”

Terra Gallemore, WNBF figure pro

“Just wanted to say thank you so much with the suit.  Hope to be ordering one soon again 🙂  And here is a picture from my show “

Gisela Lomeli
Gisela LomeliFigure Competitor

“Hi Kira,

Thought I’d share this with you- pic of me onstage in my gorgeous blue suit.  Won my class!!!  Will be wearing it again in Lakeland Sept 12.  Thank you so much! “

Kate Harfe
Kate HarfeFigure Competitor, Greater Greenville Figure Winner Open Short


Thank you, for doing a great job on the suit! I placed 4th in novice, 4th again in over 35, and 5th in open. Not bad for my first time as a figure girl. The photos of the OCB Yankee Classic (Newburryport Mass) are available to view on line if you want to see the podium shots. (Date of show was July 25th). The suit deffinately gave me the confidence to get out there and be a winner! Thank you!

You did a great job!”

Valerie KoloseusFigure Competitor

“I just wanted to send you an email thanking you for My Beautiful Suit! I can’t express how grateful I am for your great service and beautiful work!

I ended up doing the Los Angeles Bodybuilding & Figure Championships, Figure Class F and I took 4th place. musculardevelopment.com/Figure Class F: Meagan Keenan

Thank you again!!!!

Sincerely, “

Meagan Keenan
Meagan KeenanFigure Competitor

“Hi Kira! 

I just wanted to let you know how much I LOVE my costume!  It just kept getting rave review after rave review, at BOTH the shows I did!  NO ONE HAD ONE LIKE IT!  I won best presentation in one and first place in the other!  I thought you might like to see some pictures, so I attached a few. I will be doing more shows in the next few weeks, and will probably need a new costume, since this one got SO much attention!  THANK YOU SO MUCH! “

Kelly Lovan
Kelly LovanFigure Competitor

“Hi Kira,

Thanks again for my amazing suits!

I won my class and overall at the Laredo Show, third at the Texas State Championships and fourth at the Lackland show….couldn’t have done it without your beautiful, perfectly fitting suits!!!


Dyna Donnell
Dyna DonnellFigure Competitor, Trainer

“Hi Kira!!  I absolutely loved my suit …. attached are a couple of pics from the show!  I took 1st in Masters over 35 and 2nd in my height class B.  Anyway thought you would like to see your work!!  Hope you had a great vacation!

Thank you again, and you will be hearing from me soon!!!”

Tonya Hooker
Tonya HookerFigure Competitor

“Hello Kira,

Just to say thanks again for the superb suit you maid for me.

I’m proud to say that I won first and second place in my 2 divisions at the 12th annual FAME World Tour – East Quebec last Saturday (figure posing & routing). The pictures should come in in the following weeks and I will be honored to send you one.

If ever you have any cancelations I’ve been thinking of buying myself a second suit for my 2 other competitions that are coming in May.

Thanks a bunch again,”

Christine Taylor
Christine TaylorFigure Competitor, Canada

“Hi Kira,

Thought you might like to see a pic of me in my suit…..I’m doing another show May 16th….

I am also doing another show in October…so I think I will want a new suit for that one…maybe something in turquoise..altho I loved the material of this one…..maybe I will get something similar….I will contact you a few months out..

Thanks for everything.”

Deb Ruocco, figure competitor

“Kira. Just wanted to let you know I took first in the tall class this weekend.  Your suit was beautiful. Here is a picture. I have others if you would like them let me know.  Going to compete at nationals in November in Fort Lauderdale and thinking about suits already!  We will talk soon.  Thank you so much for going above and beyond”

Kristi Wise
Kristi WiseFigure competitor


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