Hannah Swanson, designer of Hannah Kristina Designs, is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s in apparel design. She began sewing at the age of 10 through various projects in 4-H; she credits the close partnership between 4-H and Iowa State University as the main influence on her decision to enroll at one of the Midwest’s top schools for fashion. She has been sewing under her Hannah Kristina Designs label for almost two years. Nowadays, she is a Des Moines, Iowa based designer specializing in evening wear. She fell in love with the aspect of wanting to help women look and feel confident and beautiful. Her design style can be described as simple yet sophisticated; she wants any woman to feel comfortable in one of her gowns. Hannah has previously shown collections in Omaha, Kansas City, and Des Moines Fashion Weeks.