Seattle Bride's Best of 2013 Finalists

From the cake baker to ceremony officiant to dressmaker, it takes a village to orchestrate a wedding. That's why thousands of you voted for your favorite vendors, thanking them for their continuing work.

Here are the finalists for our Best of 2013 awards. The winners will be revealed at a special celebration this summer and in our upcoming Fall/Winter issue.

 

All-Around Best Wedding Vendor

Aisle of View

Herban Feast Catering

Sinclair & Moore Events (Previously Steven Moore Designs)

 

Best New Wedding Vendor

Cake Noir

The Dress Theory

WithinSodo

 

Best New Reception Site

Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum

Melrose Market Studios

WithinSodo

 

Best Wedding Planner

Aisle of View

Holly-Kate and Company

Sinclair & Moore Events (Previously Steven Moore Designs)

 

Best Day-of-Wedding Coordinator

Aisle of View

Invisible Hostess

Perfectly Posh Events

 

Best Caterer

Twelve Baskets Catering

Herban Feast 

Ravishing Radish 

 

Best Bar Service

Prive Events

Pour Girls and Some Guys

The Invisible Hostess 

 

Best Florist

Aria Style

Christopher Flowers

Flora Nova Floral & Event Design

 

Best Officiant

Annemarie Juhlian

The Rev. Mary Calhoun

The Rev. Ray Van Winkle & Associates

 

Best Videographer

Bogle Productions

Cabfare Productions 

Edit 1 Media

 

Best Photographer

Azzura Photography

Barbie Hull Photography 

Laurel McConnell Photography 

 

Best Rentals

AA Party Rentals

Grand Event Rentals 

Pedersen’s Rentals 

 

Best Wedding Cakes

Honey Crumb Cake Studio

New Renaissance Cakes

Tallant House

 

Best Groom’s Cake

Cake Envy 

Mike’s Amazing Cakes

The People’s Cake

 

Best Desserts

Tallant House

The Sweet Side

Trophy Cupcakes & Party

 

Best Invitation Designer

Kerri Efendi Designs

Paper Fling 

Swash Letterpress + Design

 

Most Creative Favors

Fran’s Chocolates

Heathoriginal

Paper Fling 

 

Best Places to Buy Wedding Supplies

Michael’s 

Packaging Specialities 

Paper Source

 

Best Dress Shop

I Do Bridal

Luly Yang Couture

The Dress Theory

 

Best Custom Dress Designer

Cicada Bridal

Luly Yang Couture

Victoria’s Bridal Couture

 

Best Flower Girl Dresses

Bella Bridesmaid

Nordstrom

The Flower Girl Boutique


Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel

A Princess Bride Couture

Luly Yang Couture

Nordstrom

 

Best Bridal Accessories 

A Princess Bride Couture

I Do Bridal

Nordstrom 

 

Best Hair

Gene Juarez 

Salon Maison 

Swink Style Bar 

 

Best Makeup

Erin Skipley

Salon Maison

Swink Style Bar

 

Best Manis and Pedis

Frenchy's Day Spa

Gene Juarez

Julep Nail Parlor

 

Best Formalwear for Men

Nordstrom

Trillium Custom Tailor

Wall Street Custom Clothiers

 

Best Locally Designed Bridal Jewelry

Robbins Brothers (Previously E.E. Robbins)

Green Lake Jewelry Works

T Anthony Jewelers

 

Best Engagement/Wedding Rings

Robbins Brothers (Previously E.E. Robbins)

Green Lake Jewelry Works 

Tiffany & Co.

 

Best Quintessential Seattle-Area Reception Site

The Arctic Club

The Edgewater Hotel

Sodo Park Herban Feast

 

Best Northwest Destination Wedding Site

Roche Harbor Resort 

Salish Lodge & Spa 

Willows Lodge 

 

Best Place for a Sunset Wedding

The Edgewater Hotel

Golden Gardens Bathhouse

Golf Club at Newcastle

 

Best Place for a Waterfront Wedding

The Edgewater Hotel

Roche Harbor Resort 

Woodmark Hotel

 

Best Place for an Outdoor Wedding

Bella Luna Farms 

DeLille Cellars 

Roche Harbor Resort 

 

Best Place for a Large Gala Wedding (200+)

Fairmont Olympic Hotel 

Four Seasons Hotel 

Herban Feast Sodo Park 

 

Best Place for Intimate Weddings (75 Guests or Less)

Canlis

DeLille Cellars

Willows Lodge

 

Best Rehearsal Dinner Restaurant

Canlis

Palisade

Ray's Boathouse 

 

Best Musicians for Ceremony

Jason Parker Quartet 

Seattle String Quartet

Windsong Trio

 

Best DJ for Reception

Austin Beaver

Bamboo Beats 

Wave Link Music 

 

Best Live Band for Reception

Chris Graves Band

Michael Benson Band

The Nines 

 

Best Photo Booth

321 Foto

F7 Photography

Fun Frames Photo Booth 

 

Best Transportation/Getaway Car

British Motor Coach

Butler Transportation 

Rare Form Limousine 

 

Best Valet Service

Butler Valet 

Red Carpet Valet 

Über 

 

Best Accommodations for Guests

The Edgewater Hotel 

Hotel 1000 

W Hotel 

 

Best Place to Spend Wedding Night

Four Seasons 

Hotel 1000 

Willows Lodge 

 

Best Wedding Show

Get Hitched Give Hope

Seattle Wedding Show 

Seattle Bride's Urban Unveiled 

 

Best Boutique Registry

Glassybaby 

Mrs. Cook's 

Sur La Table 

 

Best Quintessential Wedding Registry

Crate and Barrel 

Macy’s 

Williams-Sonoma 

 

Best Place for Bridesmaids' Gifts

Anthropologie

Fireworks 

Nordstrom 

 

Best Place for Groomsmens' Gifts

Filson 

Nordstrom 

REI 

 

Best Bachelor Party

Lucky Strike 

Redhook Brewery 

Tulalip Resort Casino 

 

Best Bachelorette Party

Butler Wine Tours 

The Can Can 

Julia’s on Broadway