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Best of Bride 2018 Finalists

The votes are in for Seattle Bride magazine's annual awards program, Best of Bride, honoring the most innovative and creative talent in the wedding industry in Seattle and beyond. Finalists have been chosen by their peers through an open voting process held online at seattlebridemag.com.

Winners were announced at the Best of Bride awards party on June 19 at the Nordic Museum and published in the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of Seattle Bride magazine. See the full list of winners here: Best of 2018. 

 

BEST OF BRIDE 2018 FINALISTS

Best All-Around Wedding Vendor

CORT Party Rental

Herban Feast

Perfectly Posh Events

 

Best New  Vendor

Happy Hour Designer Bar Rentals

The Finery

The Greatest Aventure Weddings & Elopements

 

Best New Reception Site

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport

The Finery

The Sanctuary

 

Best Wedding Planner

Eventful Moments

The Invisible Hostess

Weddings with Wendy

 

Best Day-of-Wedding Coordinator

Eventful Moments

Perfectly Posh Events

Weddings with Wendy

 

Best Floral Designer

Fena Flowers

Flora Nova Design

Gather Design Company

 

Best Rentals 

CORT Party Rental

Grand Event Rentals

Pedersens Rentals

 

Best Specialty Decor Rentals

Fanciful Rentals

Rented Elegance & Design

Vintage Ambiance

 

Best Invitation Designer

Grey & Cake

Paper Fling

Pink + Peach

 

Most Creative Favors

Fran's Chocolates

Pomp & Revel

Welcome Gifts by Pink Blossom

 

Best Photographer

Alante Photography

Azzura Photography

Barbie Hull Photography

 

Best Videographer

Aaron Horton Productions

Pixel Dust Weddings

Tennison Weddings

 

Best Musicians for Ceremony

Michael Benson Band

Seattle String Quartet

Windsong Trio

 

Best Live Band for the Reception

Michael Benson Band

Oncore

The Nines

 

Best DJ for the Reception

Bamboo Beats

Magnolia Rhapsody

Otto-Matic Mobile DJ

 

Best Entertainment for the Reception

Chris Graves Music

Magician Nash Fung

Seattle Parties

 

Best Photo Booth

321 Foto Photo Booths

Shutter Bus Company

The SnapBar

 

Best Lighting/ Audio Visual

Blue Danube Productions

Crimson Haze Event Lighting

GreenLight Events

 

Best Caterer

City Catering

Herban Feast

Lisa Dupar Catering

 

Best Bar Service

Happy Camper Cocktail Company

Herban Feast

Pour Girls and Some Guys

 

Best Wedding Cakes

Baked. Custom Cakes

Honey Crumb Cake Studio

The SweetSide

 

Best Groom's Cake

Baked. Custom Cakes

Honey Crumb Cake Studio

The SweetSide

 

Best Desserts

Honey Crumb Cake Studio

Lady Yum

The SweetSide

 

Best Dress Shop

I Do Bridal

Nordstrom Wedding Suite

The Dress Theory

 

Best Custom Dress Designer

Cicada Bridal

Desiree Hartsock Bridal

Luly Yang Couture

 

Best Bridal Accessories

BHLDN

I Do Bridal

The Dress Theory

 

Best Bridal Party Apparel

BHLDN

I Do Bridal

Nordstrom

 

Best Formalwear for Men

Men's Wearhouse

Nordstrom

The Black Tux

 

Best Hair and Makeup

Off-White Makeup & Beauty

Salon Maison

Yessie Libby Makeup & Styling

 

Best Locally Designed Bridal Jewelry

Everling Jewelry

Green Lake Jewelry Works

Sholdt Design

 

Best Engagement & Wedding Rings

Green Lake Jewelry Works

Robbins Brothers

Sholdt Design

 

Best Officiant

Married by AnneMarie, AnneMarie Juhlian

Rev. Ray Van Winkle & Associates

Window to the Soul Ministry, Reverend Mary Calhoun

 

Best Transportation/Getaway Car

British Motor Coach

Butler Seattle

Kenmore Air

 

Best Valet 

Butler Seattle

Four Park Avenue

Red Carpet Valet

 

Best Quintessential Seattle-Area Reception Site

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Sodo Park by Herban Feast

The Admiral's House

 

Best Northwest Destination Wedding Site 

Alderbrook Resort & Spa

Roche Harbor Resort

Swiftwater Cellars

 

Best Place for a Waterfront Wedding

Alderbrook Resort & Spa

The Edgewater Hotel

The Woodmark Hotel and Still Spa

 

Best Place for a Sunset Wedding

The Admiral's House

The Edgewater Hotel

The Woodmark Hotel and Still Spa

 

Best Place for an Outdoor Wedding

Bella Luna Farms

DeLille Cellars

JM Cellars

 

Best Place for Intimate Weddings

DeLille Cellars

JM Cellars

The Corson Building

 

Best Place for Large Gala Weddings 

AXIS Pioneer Square

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Sodo Park by Herban Feast

 

Best Rehearsal Dinner Restaurant

Canlis

Ray's Boathouse

Salty's on Alki Beach

 

Best Accomodations for Guests

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Four Seasons Hotel

Willows Lodge

 

Best Place to Spend the Wedding Night

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Salish Lodge & Spa

Willows Lodge

 

Best Wedding Show

I Do Sodo

Seattle Wedding Show

Weddings in Woodinville

 

Best Place for Attendant Gifts

Fran's Chocolates

Nordstrom

Welcome Gifts by Pink Blossom Events

 

Best Bachelor Party Spot

Butler Seattle Wine Tours

Westland Distillery

Woodinville Whiskey Co.

 

Best Bachelorette Party Spot

Butler Seattle Wine Tours

Can Can

Le Faux at Julia's on Broadway Restaurant