Minnesota Bride's Best of 2022 - The Winners

Minnesota Bride's Best of 2022 Winners
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Planning a wedding has never been easier with this fabulous list of creatives that will make your dreams a reality. Find your perfect match from this guide to the top vendors!


Best Bridal Boutique

Winner – Luxe Bridal Couture

Finalists – Grace Loves Lace, The Wedding Shoppe


Best Luxury Bridal Boutique

Winer – Bridal Accents Couture

Finalists – Annika Bridal, The White Room


Best Bridesmaids Dresses

Winner – Bella Bridesmaids

Finalists – Bridal Accents Couture, The Wedding Shoppe


Best Flower Girl Dresses

Winner – Eva La Cuz

Finalists – David’s Bridal, The Wedding Shoppe


Best Custom Gowns

Winner – Modehaus Bridal

Finalists – Colby John Bridal, Mara Marie Bridal


Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel

Winner – Dugo

Finalists – BHLDN, Bridal Accents Couture


Best Formalwear

Winner – The Dashery

Finalists – MartinPatrick3, Milbern Clothing Co.


Best Alterations

Winner – Amazing Alterations

Finalists – Rapids Alterations, Custom Sewing by Heather


Best Wedding Makeup

Winner – WarPaint International Beauty Agency

Finalists – Everthine Beauty Co., SISU Beauty Co.


Best Wedding Hair

Winner – Ziel Bridal

Finalists – WarPaint International Beauty Agency, SISU Beauty Co.


Best Spray Tan Services

Winner – Body Glow Sun & Spray

Finalists – GoGlow, Glow Lounge


Best Spa Services

Winner – Grand View Lodge

Finalists – Anda Spa at Hotel Ivy, Spalon Montage


Best Jeweler

Winner – Continental Diamond

Finalists – Helzberg Diamonds, Jewelry by Johan


Best Officiant

Winner – Flutterby Celebrations & Ceremonies

Finalists – Perfect Day Ceremonies & Affordable I Do’s, Positively Charmed


Best Wedding Planner

Winner – Laine Palm Designs

Finalists – Events by Melody, Lasting Impressions Weddings


Best Micro Wedding Planner

Winner – Pop-Up Weddings

Finalists – Bellagala Petite Weddings, Minne Weddings


Best Real Estate Agent for Newlyweds

Winner – Paige Gibson Homes

Finalists – Brittany Halloran with Regan Englund Real Estate Group, Tiffany Larson with Guiding You Home


Best Rentals & Décor

Winner – Linen Effects

Finalists – Festivities, Posies and Poise


Best Installations

Winner – Girl Friday

Finalists – Apricot Floral, PHOS


Best Florist

Winner – Sadie’s Couture Floral

Finalists – 651 Studio & Floral Design, Studio C Floral


Best Wedding Cakes

Winner – Buttercream

Finalists – dough-phoria, Ink Sweets


Best Wedding Desserts

Winner – Nothing Bundt Cakes

Finalists – Emily Grace Cakes, Hey There, Cupcake


Best Caterer – Large Wedding

Winner – D’Amico Catering

Finalists – Chowgirls Catering, Mintahoe Catering


Best Caterer – Small Wedding

Winner – Chowgirls Catering

Finalists – Food Gallery Catering, Lake Elmo Inn Catering


Best Wedding Bar Service

Winner – Liquid Motion

Finalists – Hitch & Sip, With a Twist


Best Invitations

Winner – Champagne Press

Finalists – Epitome Papers, Hunt & Wright Design Co.


Best Calligraphy

Winner – Just Write Studios

Finalists – Love Letters, Shasta Bell Calligraphy


Best Photography

Winner – Vick Photography

Finalists – Jeannine Marie Photography, Leah Fontaine Photography


Best Videography

Winner –Flom Films

Finalists – Adagio Djay EntertainmentSummit Hill Studios


Best Photo Booth

Winner – Traveling Photo Booth

Finalists – Mobile Memories, Northerly Photo Camper


Best Band

Winner – Rock With U

Finalists – Bluewater Kings Band, Elan Artists Northstar Band


Best DJ

Winner – Adagio Djay Entertainment

Finalists – Bellagala DJ, Instant Request


Best Wedding Day Entertainment

Winner – Paint My Wedding Day

Finalists – Claire Ward Illustrations, Maria Ahrens Illustrations


Best Ceremony Music

Winner – Loring String Quartet

Finalists – Boom Island String Quartet, Lake Minnetonka String Quartet


Best Dance Instruction

Winner – Tulle Tuxedo

Finalists – Adagio Djay Entertainment, Flying Pig Dance Studio


Best Transportation

Winner – Renee’s Limousines

Finalists – Total Transportation, Trobec’s Bus Service


Best Valet Service

Winner – Unparalleled Parking

Finalists – Picadilly Valet, Uptown Valet


Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue

Winner – Café Lurcat

Finalists – Aster Café, Pinstripes


Best Twin Cities Venue

Winner – Machine Shop

Finalists – A’BULAE, Hutton House


Best Northern Minnesota Venue

Winner – Grand Superior Lodge

Finalists – Clyde Iron Works, Merryweather Inn Carriage House


Best Central Minnesota Venue

Winner – Bold North Cellars

Finalists – Grand View Lodge, Northern Pacific Center


Best Southern Minnesota Venue

Winner – St. James Hotel

Finalists – Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery, Woodhaven Weddings & Events


Best Barn Venue

Winner – The Cottage Farmhouse

Finalists – Creekside Farm Weddings + Events, Hope Glen Farm


Best Outdoor Venue

Winner – Hope Glen Farm

Finalists – Camrose Hill Flower Farm, Redeemed Farm


Best Winery Venue

Winner – Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery

Finalists – Bold North Cellars, Crow River Winery


Best Brewery Venue

Winner – Northern Stacks Events

Finalists – Bold North Cellars, Minneapolis Cider Co.


Best Mansion Venue

Winner – Bavaria Downs

Finalists – The Gale Mansion, The Van Dusen Mansion


Best Hotel Venue

Winner –Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

Finalists – Hewing Hotel, Saint Paul Hotel


Best Wedding Night Hotel

Winner – Hewing Hotel

Finalists – St. James Hotel, Saint Paul Hotel


Best Country Club/Golf Course Venue

Winner – Lafayette Club

Finalists – Bearpath Golf & Country Club, Rush Creek Golf Club


Best Historic Venue

Winner – Northern Pacific Center

Finalists – Machine Shop, The Van Dusen Mansion


Best Destination Venue

Winner – Enchanted Barn

Finalists – Bold North Cellars, Grand View Lodge


Best Resort Venue

Winner – Grand View Lodge

Finalists – Arrowwood Resort Hotel & Conference Center, Grand Superior Lodge


Best New Vendor

Winner – The Whim + Woodhaven Weddings and Events

Finalists – Ink and Ivy Designs


Top of the Tiara – Best All-Around Vendor

Winner - Lasting Impressions Weddings 

Finalists - Jenna Culley Events, Janelle Elise Photography

Member of the Year

Summit Hill Studios


Editor's Picks

Best Floral Design

Flowers by Jerry


Best Photo

Janelle Elise Photography


Best Catering Idea

Chowgirls Catering


Best Invitation Design

Hunt Wright Design Co.


Best Cake

Ink Sweets


Best Dressed

Sarah Edwards in Ramadhan Design


Best Event Design

Style-Architects Weddings