Wisconsin Bride's Best of 2018 - The Winners

Best of
You voted and the results are in! See the winners of our 13th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards here!
Written by
Amanda Wegner

Your wedding day is the culmination of years of dreams, all packed into one day. From finding the dress to discovering an artist with the right calligraphy style to delectable treats your guests will rave about for years to come, bringing all your wedding-day ideas to life is no easy task. This is precisely why couples spend countless hours researching vendors who can help ensure their big day is a perfect day.

In that spirit, the annual Wisconsin Bride Best Of Awards pay tribute to the people who work tirelessly and share their passion and experience with brides and grooms across the state; their dedication is reflected in the thousands of votes you cast for your favorite wedding vendors. Here are the 2018 winners.

Best Photography
Maison Meredith Photography

Best Calligraphy
Saffron Avenue

Best Country/Golf Club Venue
Geneva National Resort

Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue
Lake Geneva Cruise Line

Best Florist

Best Hair & Makeup
Be Inspired Salon

Best Bridal Gowns on a Budget
Vera’s House of Bridals

Best Hotel Venue
The Edgewater

Best Formalwear
Nedrebo’s Formalwear

Best Bridesmaid Dresses
Brandi’s Bridal Galleria, Etc.

Best Invitations
Mint & Lovely

Best Custom Dressmaker
Monirose Bespoke Gowns

Best Dance Instruction
Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Best Transportation
Gallant Knight Limousine

Best Accessories

Best Wedding-Night Hotel
The Edgewater

Best Unique Venue
Madison Children’s Museum

Best Videography
One Fine Day Productions

Best Photo Booth
Showtime Entertainment

Best Rental and Décor
A La Crate Rentals

Best DJ
Sound by Design

Best Ceremony Music
North Coast Brass

Best Travel Agency
Blissful Honeymoons & Destination Weddings

Best Luxury Bridal Gowns
White Dress Bridal Boutique

Best Spa Services
WELL Spa + Salon Milwaukee

Best Wedding Desserts
Hailey’s Sweets & Treats

Best Caterer
River Valley Catering

Best Band

Best Cakes
Craig’s Cake Shop

Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel
Marah’s Elegant Bridal

Best Jeweler
The Diamond Center

Best Outdoor Venue
Rotary Botanical Gardens

Best Wisconsin Destination Venue
Gordon Lodge

Best Officiant
Koru Ceremony

Best Wedding Planner
Cherry Blossom Events

Editor’s Picks

Best Décor Idea
Marquee Love Letters by Traditions

Best New Calligrapher
Adeline Margaret Lettering + Design

Best Couple’s Getaway
Stout’s Island Lodge

TOP OF THE TIARA: all-around best wedding vendor
Vera’s House of Bridals