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. 


Best Wedding Makeup  

Winner: Jillian Niemann Hair and Makeup  

Finalists: Be Inspired SalonLovely Elegance Hair & Makeup  


Best Wedding Hair 

Winner: Lexi Lee Hair

Finalists: Beaut by Gemma-LouiseBeyond Twisted Salon


Best Spa and Skincare Services 

Winner: Grand Geneva Resort and Spa

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


Best Accessories  

Winner: Tie The Knot Bridal Boutique

Finalists: Vera’s House of BridalsWhite Dress Bridal Boutique 


Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel 

Winner: Brandi’s Bridal Galleria

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


Best Custom Wedding Apparel Designer 

Winner: Kit Co.

Finalists: Abby Lynn BridalNL Suits


Best Bridesmaid Apparel  

Winner: Tie The Knot Bridal Boutique

Finalists: Brandi’s Bridal GalleriaMiss Ruby Bridal Boutique


Best Bridal Boutique 

Winner: Vera’s House of Bridals

Finalists: Tie The Knot Bridal BoutiqueWhite Dress Bridal Boutique 


Best Luxury Bridal Boutique 

Winner: White Dress Bridal Boutique

Finalists: Gigi MKE BoutiqueVera’s House of Bridals


Best Menswear 

Winner: NL Suits

Finalists: All About the GownDuBois Formalwear


Best Alterations 

Winner: Maria Arteaga

Finalists: Bridal Sewing StudioExclusive Alterations


Best Jeweler 

Winner: Kalina & Co.

Finalists: Chalmers JewelersKessler’s Diamonds


Best Officiant 

Winner: Koru Ceremony

Finalists: Mitch and JennaPlans in Paradise


Best Wedding Planner 

Winner: Events To A T

Finalists: Graceful EventsMidwestern Bride


Best Rentals and Décor 

Winner: Relics Rentals

Finalists: Event EssentialsVelvet Rentals


Best Florist 

Winner: Milwaukee Flower Co.

Finalists: daffodil*parkerEbb and Flow


Best Installation Designer 

Winner: Sound by Design

Finalists: Cedar & SpiceMilwaukee Flower Co.  


Best Wedding Cakes 

Winner: Mia Stav Cakes

Finalists: LoLo Loves CakesSweet Perfections Bake Shoppe


Best Wedding Desserts 

Winner: Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe

Finalists: Cowboy David’s BakeryLoLo Loves Cakes


Best Caterer 

Winner: Twisted Radish Catering

Finalists: Blue Plate CateringChef Jack’s Catering


Best Food Truck/Mobile Beverage Service 

Winner: The Vintage Hitch Company

Finalists: The Bitsy BarFlour Girl & Flame


Best Invitations 

Winner: Paper Envy

Finalists: Lettered by ShiSugar Pear Design


Best Calligraphy 

Winner: Lettered by Shi

Finalists: Adeline MargaretLiberty Lane Design


Best Photography 

Winner: Twig & Olive Photography

Finalists: Autumn Silva PhotographyJessica Bedore Photography


Best Videography 

Winner: Autumn Silva Photography

Finalists: Films by DesignFilms Nouveau 


Best Photo Booth 

Winner: Sound by Design 

Finalists: Celebrations EntertainmentMilwaukee Airwaves


Best Band 

Winner: Spicy Tie Band

Finalists: Bluewater Kings BandPlatinum


Best DJ 

Winner: Milwaukee Airwaves

Finalists: Celebrations EntertainmentSound by Design


Best Ceremony Music 

Winner: Camerata String Quartet

Finalists: Dream City MusicGabriel’s Horns 


Best Lighting, Audiovisual and Production 

Winner: Sound by Design

Finalists: Celebrations EntertainmentDavid Charles Productions


Best Live Painter 

Winner: Fine Arts by Nicole

Finalists: Katie Geis Fine ArtKristina Brewer


Best Transportation 

Winner: Gallant Knight Limousine

Finalists: Cruise-A-PaloozaLake Geneva Cruise Line


Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue 

Winner: Lake Geneva Cruise Line

Finalists: Buck & Honey’sOnesto


Best Urban Venue 

Winner: The Ivy House

Finalists: St. James 1868The Tinsmith


Best Wisconsin Destination Venue 

Winner: Northern Haus

Finalists: The EloiseMilford Hills


Best Barn Venue 

Winner: Harvest Moon Pond

Finalists: The Enchanted BarnNorthern Haus


Best Winery Venue 

Winner: Over The Vines

Finalists: Cambridge WineryVilla Bellezza


Best Hotel Venue 

Winner: The Edgewater Hotel

Finalists: Grand Geneva Resort and SpaThe Pfister Hotel


Best Wedding Night Hotel 

Winner: Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel

Finalists: The Charmant HotelThe Pfister Hotel


Best Country Club / Golf Course Venue 

Winner: The Carriage House at Lac La Belle

Finalists: Geneva NationalGlen Erin Golf Club


Best Brewery / Distillery Venue 

Winner: Tattersall Distilling & Event Center

Finalists: Badger State BrewingOld Sugar Distillery


Best Historic Venue 

Winner: St. James 1868

Finalists:The Covenant at Murray MansionVilla Terrace Decorative Arts Museum


Best Resort Venue 

Winner: Grand Geneva Resort and Spa

Finalists: Lake Lawn ResortThe Osthoff Resort


Best Northwest Wisconsin Venue 

Winner: The Enchanted Barn

Finalists: La Pointe EventsTattersall Distilling & Event Center


Best North Central Wisconsin Venue 

Winner: SentryWorld

Finalists: Rothschild PavilionVennebu Hill 


Best Northeast Wisconsin Venue 

Winner: The LedgeCrest Reserve

Finalists: The BerkshireNorthern Haus


Best Southwest Wisconsin Venue 

Winner: The Tinsmith

Finalists: The EloiseMonona Terrace


Best Southeast Wisconsin Venue 

Winner: St. James 1868

Finalists:The Ivy HouseThe Treasury


Best New Wedding Venue 

Winner: The Starling

Finalists: La Pointe EventsUpper East


Best New Vendor 

Winner: Parker Drive Event Co.

Finalists: Lettered by ShiThe Vintage Hitch Company


Best All-Around Wedding Vendor 

Winner: 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!