Best of 2015: Jaxie & Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

Jaxie head piece

Best Accessories & Best Hotel for Guests

Best Accessories


Known for:Making brides sparkle with timeless pieces.

Words of wisdom:Whether your style leans classic or bohemian, “accessories are truly like the icing on the cake,” says owner and designer Jackie Barutha. Jaxie specializes in making heirloom-quality accessories such as headpieces and belts that not only shine on the big day, but can be passed to the next generation.


Best Hotel for Guests

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace

Known for: Upscale lodging in the heart of downtown Madison.

Words of wisdom: Situated a block off of Capitol Square and within walking distance of some of the best venues and restaurants in town, the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace is a couple’s best bet for seamless service in a prime location, says catering sales manager Maija Maier.