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The votes have been counted and the results are in!
Reeve Klatt

Our brides and grooms love their vendors - that's why thousands of them voted for their favorites for 2019!

Here are the finalists for our Best of 2019 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:

Che Bella

Luxe Bridal

The Wedding Shoppe


Best Luxury Bridal Gowns:

a&bé bridal shop

Annika Bridal Boutique

Posh Bridal Couture


Best Bridesmaid Dresses:

Bella Bridesmaids

Luxe Bridal

The Wedding Shoppe


Best Custom Dressmaker:


Mara Marie Bridal

Modehaus Bridal


Best Accessories:

a&bé bridal shop

Che Bella

The Wedding Shoppe


Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel:


Luxe Bridal



Best Alterations:

Amazing Alterations

Custom Sewing by Heather

Modehaus Bridal


Best Hair & Makeup:

Brett Dorrian Artistry Studios

Makeup by Mindie



Best Spa Services:

Ivy Spa Club (to become Anda Spa)

Juut Salon Spa

Spalon Montage

Best Formalwear:

Heimie’s Haberdashery

Milbern Clothing

Savvi Formalwear

Best Jeweler:

Arthur’s Jewelers

Continental Diamond

Wedding Day Diamonds


Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue:

Buca di Beppo

Café Lurcat



Best Outdoor Venue:

Camrose Hill Flower Farm

Grand View Lodge

Nicollet Island Pavilion


Best Twin Cities Venue:


The Hutton House

Machine Shop


Best Minnesota Destination Venue:

Bavaria Downs

Grand View Lodge

Lutsen Resort


Best Hotel Venue:

Hewing Hotel

The Saint Paul Hotel

St. James Hotel


Best Country/Golf Club Venue:

Lafayette Club

Royal Golf Club

The Minikahda Club


Best Unique Venue:


Machine Shop

The Van Dusen Mansion


Best Officiant:

Flutterby Celebrations

Liz Rae Weddings

Perfect Day Ceremonies


Best Wedding Planner:

Events by Melody

Laine Palm Designs

Lasting Impressions Weddings


Best Rental and Décor:

Après Event Décor & Tent Rental


Linen Effects


Best Florist:

Kindred Blooms

Pristine Floral

Sadie’s Couture Floral


Best Cakes: (finalist tie)


Cocoa & Fig

Farina Baking Company

INK Sweets


Best Wedding Desserts:


Cocoa & Fig

Nothing Bundt Cakes


Best Caterer for a Large Wedding:

Chowgirls Killer Catering

D’Amico Catering

Mintahoe Catering & Events


Best Caterer for a Small Wedding:

Chowgirls Killer Catering

D’Amico Catering

Mintahoe Catering & Events


Best Invitations:

Champagne Press

Gretchen Berry Design Co.

Paper Rock Scissor


Best Calligraphy

Hooked Calligraphy

Rosann Konieczny Calligrapher

Shasta Bell Calligraphy


Best Photography:

Graddy Photography

Jeannine Marie Photography

Vick Photography


Best Videography:

Alma Films


Summit Hill Studios


Best Photo Booth:

Northerly Photo Camper

Studio 220 Photography

The Traveling Photo Booth


Best Band:

Bluewater Kings Band

The R Factor



Best DJ:


Flow Event Group

Instant Request

Best Ceremony Music

Lake Minnetonka String Quartet

Loring String Quartet

Pianist for Parties – Sharon Planer


Best Dance Instruction:

Adagio Djay Entertainment

Arthur Murray

Tulle Tuxedo


Best Transportation:

Eclipse Global Transportation

Renee’s Limousines

Total Transportation


Best Wedding-Night Hotel:

Hewing Hotel

Loews Minneapolis Hotel

The Saint Paul Hotel


Top of the Tiara – All-Around Best Wedding Vendor:

Continental Diamond

Graddy Photography

Vick Photography