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Wisconsin Bride's Best of 2017 - The Finalists

From the cake baker to ceremony officiant to dressmaker, it takes a village to orchestrate a wedding. That's why thousands of you voted for your favorite vendors, thanking them for their continuing work.

Here are the finalists for our Best of 2017 awards. The winners will be revealed at a special celebration this summer and in our upcoming Fall/Winter issue.

Best Bridal Gowns on a Budget    

Brandi’s Bridal Galleria, Etc.

Julie’s Bridal Gallery

Vera’s House of Bridals

 

Best Luxury Bridal Gowns

Brandi’s Bridal Galleria, Etc.

Vera’s House of Bridals

White Dress Bridal Boutique

 

Best Bridesmaid Dresses  

Brandi’s Bridal Galleria, Etc.

Marah’s Elegant Bridal

Vera’s House of Bridals

 

Best Custom Dressmaker 

Abby Lynn Bridal

MinkMaids

Monirose

 

Best Accessories

Jaxie

Marah’s Elegant Bridal

Vera’s House of Bridals

 

Best Mother-Of-The-Bride Apparel          

Julie’s Bridal Gallery

Marah’s Elegant Bridal

Vera’s House of Bridals

 

Best Hair & Makeup

Be Inspired Salon

Melody Sopa Artistry

Wide Eyed Beauty

 

Best Spa Services

The Edgewater Spa

Neroli Salon & Spa

Sundara Inn & Spa

 

Best Formalwear

DuBois Formalwear

Men’s Wearhouse

Nedrebo’s Formalwear

 

Best Jeweler

Alyssa & Anna Fine Jewelry

Chalmers Jewelers

Kesslers Diamonds

 

Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue

The Madison Club

Porto at The Abbey Resort

West Wind Supper Club

 

Best Outdoor Venue

Birch Hill Barn

The Enchanted Barn

Rustic Manor 1848

 

Best Wisconsin Destination Venue

The Enchanted Barn

Birch Hill Barn

Gordon Lodge

 

Best Hotel Venue

The Edgewater

The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor’s Club

The Pfister

 

Best Unique Venue

The Lageret

The Orpheum Theater

Turner Hall Ballroom

 

Best Country/Golf Club Venue

Geneva National Resort

Kilkarney Hills Golf Club

Lake Windsor Country Club

 

Best Officiant  

Ceremonies by Design

I do. Brad Schnell, Wedding Officiant

Koru Ceremony

 

Best Wedding Planner

Cherry Blossom Events

Elevate Events

Events to a T

 

Best Rental and Décor

A La Crate Vintage Rentals

Event Essentials

Relics Vintage Rentals

 

Best Florist

Belle Fiori

daffodil*parker

Milwaukee Flower Co.

 

Best Cakes

Craig’s Cake Shop

Hailey’s Sweets and Treats

Yield Bakehouse

 

Best Wedding Desserts

Bloom Bake Shop

Hailey’s Sweets and Treats

Yield Bakehouse

 

Best Caterer

Blue Plate Catering

Chef Jack’s

River Valley Catering

 

Best Invitations

Coqui Paperie & Gifts

Do Me a Favor Design

Mint & Lovely

Sugar Pear Design

 

Best Calligraphy

Saffron Avenue

Studio 29 Photography + Design

Uttke Photography & Design

 

Best Photography   

Jenna Kutcher

Maison Meredith Photography

Uttke Photography & Design

 

Best Videography

Ideal Impressions Photography

One Fine Day Productions

Vaughter Weddings

 

Best Photo Booth

Celebrations Entertainment

Frills & Finery Photobooth Co.

Showtime Entertainment

 

Best Band

North Coast Orchestra

Platinum

Velocity

 

Best DJ

Celebrations Entertainment

Juke Box Bandstand 

Showtime Entertainment

 

Best Ceremony Music

LFQ String Quartet

Pecatonica String Quartet

Quartessence String Quartet

 

Best Dance Instruction

Arthur Murray Dance Centers

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Tempo Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio

 

Best Transportation

Badger Bus

Gallant Knight Limousine

Presidential Limousine Service

 

Best Wedding-Night Hotel

The Edgewater

The Madison Concourse Hotel & Governor’s Club

The Pfister

 

Best Travel Agency

Blissful Honeymoons & Destination Weddings

Fox World Travel

Lisa Hoppe Travel Consulting

 

TOP OF THE TIARA— Best All-Around Wedding Vendor

Cherry Blossom Events

Jenna Kutcher

Vera’s House of Bridals