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



Best New Reception Site

Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum

Melrose Market Studios



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


Paper Fling 


Best Places to Buy Wedding Supplies


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


The Flower Girl Boutique

Best Mother-of-the-Bride Apparel

A Princess Bride Couture

Luly Yang Couture



Best Bridal Accessories 

A Princess Bride Couture

I Do Bridal



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


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)


DeLille Cellars

Willows Lodge


Best Rehearsal Dinner Restaurant



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 



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


Mrs. Cook's 

Sur La Table 


Best Quintessential Wedding Registry

Crate and Barrel 




Best Place for Bridesmaids' Gifts





Best Place for Groomsmens' Gifts





Best Bachelor Party

Lucky Strike 

Redhook Brewery 

Tulalip Resort Casino 


Best Bachelorette Party

Butler Wine Tours 

The Can Can 

Julia’s on Broadway