Wisconsin Bride's Best of 2023 - The Winners

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Thousands voted and the results are in. We are proud to present Wisconsin Bride's Best of 2023 Awards!

Winners were announced at our Best of 2023 Awards on Tuesday, May 9th and featured in our Fall/Winter 2023 issue of Wisconsin Bride magazine. Read more about the event here.


Best Wedding Makeup - Jillian Niemann Hair and Makeup

Finalists: Be Inspired SalonLovely Elegance Hair & Makeup


Best Wedding Hair - Lexi Lee Hair

Finalists: Beaut by Gemma-LouiseBeyond Twisted Salon


Best Spa and Skincare Services - Grand Geneva Resort and Spa

Finalists: The Edgewater SpaWELL Spa + Salon at The Pfister Hotel


Best Accessories - Tie The Knot Bridal Boutique

Finalists: Vera’s House of BridalsWhite Dress Bridal Boutique


Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel - Brandi’s Bridal Galleria

Finalists: Tie The Knot Bridal BoutiqueVera’s House of Bridals


Best Custom Wedding Apparel Designer - Kit Co.

Finalists: Abby Lynn BridalNL Suits


Best Bridesmaid Apparel - Tie The Knot Bridal Boutique

Finalists: Brandi’s Bridal GalleriaMiss Ruby Bridal Boutique


Best Bridal Boutique - Vera’s House of Bridals

Finalists: Tie The Knot Bridal BoutiqueWhite Dress Bridal Boutique


Best Luxury Bridal Boutique - White Dress Bridal Boutique

Finalists: Gigi MKE BoutiqueVera’s House of Bridals


Best Menswear - NL Suits

Finalists: All About the GownDuBois Formalwear


Best Alterations - Maria Arteaga

Finalists: Bridal Sewing StudioExclusive Alterations


Best Jeweler - Kalina & Co.

Finalists: Chalmers JewelersKessler’s Diamonds


Best Officiant - Koru Ceremony

Finalists: Mitch and JennaPlans in Paradise


Best Wedding Planner - Events To A T

Finalists: Graceful EventsMidwestern Bride


Best Rentals and Décor - Relics Rentals

Finalists: Event EssentialsVelvet Rentals


Best Florist - Milwaukee Flower Co.

Finalists: daffodil*parkerEbb and Flow


Best Installation Designer - Sound by Design

Finalists: Cedar & SpiceMilwaukee Flower Co.  


Best Wedding Cakes - Mia Stav Cakes

Finalists: LoLo Loves CakesSweet Perfections Bake Shoppe


Best Wedding Desserts - Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe

Finalists: Cowboy David’s BakeryLoLo Loves Cakes


Best Caterer - Twisted Radish Catering

Finalists: Blue Plate CateringChef Jack’s Catering


Best Food Truck/Mobile Beverage Service - The Vintage Hitch Company

Finalists: The Bitsy BarFlour Girl & Flame


Best Invitations - Paper Envy

Finalists: Lettered by ShiSugar Pear Design


Best Calligraphy - Lettered by Shi

Finalists: Adeline MargaretLiberty Lane Design


Best Photography - Twig & Olive Photography

Finalists: Autumn Silva PhotographyJessica Bedore Photography


Best Videography - Autumn Silva Photography

Finalists: Films by DesignFilms Nouveau 


Best Photo Booth - Sound by Design 

Finalists: Celebrations EntertainmentMilwaukee Airwaves


Best Band - Spicy Tie Band

Finalists: Bluewater Kings BandPlatinum


Best DJ - Milwaukee Airwaves

Finalists: Celebrations EntertainmentSound by Design


Best Ceremony Music - Camerata String Quartet

Finalists: Dream City MusicGabriel’s Horns 


Best Lighting, Audiovisual and Production - Sound by Design

Finalists: Celebrations EntertainmentDavid Charles Productions


Best Live Painter - Fine Arts by Nicole

Finalists: Katie Geis Fine ArtKristina Brewer


Best Transportation - Gallant Knight Limousine

Finalists: Cruise-A-PaloozaLake Geneva Cruise Line


Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue - Lake Geneva Cruise Line

Finalists: Buck & Honey’sOnesto


Best Urban Venue - The Ivy House

Finalists: St. James 1868The Tinsmith


Best Wisconsin Destination Venue - Northern Haus

Finalists: The EloiseMilford Hills


Best Barn Venue - Harvest Moon Pond

Finalists: The Enchanted BarnNorthern Haus


Best Winery Venue - Over The Vines

Finalists: Cambridge WineryVilla Bellezza


Best Hotel Venue - The Edgewater Hotel

Finalists: Grand Geneva Resort and SpaThe Pfister Hotel


Best Wedding Night Hotel - Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel

Finalists: The Charmant HotelThe Pfister Hotel


Best Country Club / Golf Course Venue - The Carriage House at Lac La Belle

Finalists: Geneva NationalGlen Erin Golf Club


Best Brewery / Distillery Venue - Tattersall Distilling & Event Center

Finalists: Badger State BrewingOld Sugar Distillery


Best Historic Venue - St. James 1868

Finalists:The Covenant at Murray MansionVilla Terrace Decorative Arts Museum


Best Resort Venue - Grand Geneva Resort and Spa

Finalists: Lake Lawn ResortThe Osthoff Resort


Best Northwest Wisconsin Venue - The Enchanted Barn

Finalists: La Pointe EventsTattersall Distilling & Event Center


Best North Central Wisconsin Venue - SentryWorld

Finalists: Rothschild PavilionVennebu Hill 


Best Northeast Wisconsin Venue - The LedgeCrest Reserve

Finalists: The BerkshireNorthern Haus


Best Southwest Wisconsin Venue - The Tinsmith

Finalists: The EloiseMonona Terrace


Best Southeast Wisconsin Venue - St. James 1868

Finalists:The Ivy HouseThe Treasury


Best New Wedding Venue - The Starling

Finalists: La Pointe EventsUpper East


Best New Vendor - Parker Drive Event Co.

Finalists: Lettered by ShiThe Vintage Hitch Company


Best All-Around Wedding Vendor - Midwestern Bride

Finalists: Events To A TGraceful Events


Member of the Year - Renee Breanne Design + Co




Best Cake: Whisk Chick


Best Dressed

Best Dressed: Isabella Jorgensen


Best Event Design

Best Event Design

Best Event Design: Orange Door Weddings


Best Catering Idea

Best Catering Idea: Tall Guy and a Grill


Best Hairstyle

Best Hairstyle: Beaut by Gemma-Louise


Best Floral Design

Best Floral Design

Best Floral Design: daffodil*parker


Best Photo

Best Photo

Best Photo: O & B Photo Co.


Congratulations to all of the finalists and winners of Wisconsin Bride's Best of 2023 Awards!