Best Wedding in Boston

2015 Best Wedding Stationery

Smudge Ink

Charlestown

Your invitation sets the tone of the wedding—no pressure at all, right? Enter Smudge Ink, which has its own on-site letterpress to ensure complete control over quality and design. Work…Read More

2015 Best Wedding Cakes

Konditor Meister

Braintree

Whether it’s duplicating Pinterest printouts or dreaming up a wholly original confection, Konditor Meister (German for “master pastry chef”) creates wedding-cake wonders. Its tiered masterpieces have delighted couples for three…Read More

2015 Best Wedding Dresses

Ceremony

Boston

Owner Alix Childs offers modern brides funky alternatives to the white-meringue gown. In her sun-drenched Beacon Hill studio, she proffers hard-to-find frocks from fashionable faves like Lela Rose and Temperley…Read More

2015 Best Wedding Caterer

Forklift

Somerville

Mediterranean, Asian, classic American—this Union Square caterer will happily hop from cuisine to cuisine for your wedding spread, incorporating vegan and gluten-free menus with ease. Chefs Dennis Tourse and Jamie…Read More

2015 Best Wedding Coordinator

AE Events

South Boston

Planning a wedding is like putting together a 1,000-piece puzzle, and the six-person team at AE Events is skilled at making it all fit. Want a seven-course Tuscan feast with…Read More

2015 Best Wedding Photo Booth

Danger Booth

When it comes to giving your guests custom photo keepsakes, it’s best to think outside the box—or, in this case, the booth. Danger’s open-air, freestanding unit (complete with a touchscreen,…Read More

2015 Best Wedding Photographer

Kate McElwee

Enthusiasm, thy name is Kate. Just one look at this shutterbug’s standout portfolio and you’ll be giddy. McElwee is adept at capturing the big day’s subtle, playful side—a bride’s reflection…Read More

2014 Best Wedding Videographer

Long Haul Films

Boston

Tom and Melissa Dowler and their team of videographers eschew rambling, cookie-cutter videos in favor of incredibly cinematic three-to-five-minute trailers and 30-minute " features." With poignant audio from the…Read More

2014 Best Wedding Caterer

Season to Taste

Cambridge

Season to Taste’s creative farm-to-table menus make a big impact at wedding receptions without creating a big carbon footprint. Chef-owner Robert Harris is passionate about sustainability in catering, showcasing the…Read More

2014 Best Wedding Photographer

Corinna Raznikov Photography

Marion

The love in this fine-art photographer’s wedding shots is palpable—here, a groom dips and kisses his bride on a snowy rooftop; there, a pair holds hands as they traipse through…Read More

2014 Best Wedding Coordinator

Nicole Simeral, Simeral & Co.

No-show rabbis, MIA groomsmen—Nicole Simeral has seen (and fixed) it all. But the Boston-based ­planner does much more than fight wedding-day fires; she also recommends vendors, handles contract ­negotiations, and…Read More

2014 Best Wedding Dresses

L’Élite Bridal Boutique

Boston

The sight of lace, chiffon, and tulle gowns from celebrated designers like Monique Lhuillier and Lazaro is enough to make even the most serious bride-to-be giddy with excitement. Here those…Read More

2014 Best Wedding Stationery

À Deux

Charlestown

What can’t Kelli Parker do? The custom stationer works with engravers, printers, and suppliers to make clients’ grandest visions a reality. Cases in point: She recently assembled crocodile-embossed boxes lined…Read More

2014 Best Wedding Cakes

Dessert Works

Westwood

Kristen Repa has seen (and made) a lot of wedding cakes: Before launching her own bakery more than a decade ago, she honed her sweet skills at local institutions like…Read More

2013 Best Wedding Dresses

Musette Bridal

Boston

Want to look runway-ready for your fete? Musette’s airy Newbury Street showroom offers a tightly curated selection of gowns from Jenny Packham, Peter Langner, Yolan Cris, and other high-fashion designers….Read More

2013 Best Wedding Videographer

Long Haul Films

Boston

Don’t leave your wedding video up to Uncle Dave and his shaky hands. Book Long Haul Films to produce a Hollywood-worthy trailer (three to five minutes) and a longer cut…Read More

2013 Best Wedding Caterer

Capers Catering

Run by Emma Roberts, Capers works with brides and grooms to create custom menus that showcase local ingredients—and they do it for parties big and small, indoors and outdoors, formal…Read More

2013 Best Wedding Photographer

Lisa Rigby Photography

It’s a good thing that Lisa Rigby ditched a decade-long career in corporate communications for a camera. She has a true gift for capturing all the moments that make a…Read More

2013 Best Wedding Coordinator

Janie Haas Events

North Andover

It’s the thoughtful details that make weddings so unforgettable. But who has time to sweat the small stuff? Leave it to Janie Haas. A 36-year industry veteran, Haas will coordinate…Read More

2013 Best Wedding Stationery

Gus & Ruby Letterpress

Portsmouth

Romantic milestones and favorite songs help inform Samantha Finigan and Whitney Swaffield’s custom suites, all printed on an antique Chandler & Price press. Design elements might include barn doors that…Read More

2013 Best Wedding Cakes

Amanda Oakleaf Cakes

Winthrop

Oakleaf and her team turn out traditional tiered wedding cakes with aplomb, but it’s her whimsical sculptural confections—featured on TLC’s Fabulous Cakes and Food Network’s Cake Challenge—that make her theRead More

2012 Best Wedding Cakes

Jenny’s Wedding Cakes

A wedding cake is more than just flour, eggs, and sugar — it’s an expression of your personal style. And Amesbury baker Jenny Williamson, whose breathtaking designs are informed by…Read More

2012 Best Wedding Gowns

Vera Wang

Boston

Envisioning the perfect wedding-day attire is one thing — actually finding it is another. Enter Vera Wang’s sleek Newbury Street location, which showcases a variety of the designer’s impeccably crafted…Read More

2012 Best Wedding Videographer

Jeff Brouillet

Boston

Forget those cringe-inducing photo montages with horrid soundtracks. Videographer Jeff Brouillet is equally adept at capturing the little details and the monumental moments, audio-splicing them with appropriate (read: not cheesy)…Read More

2012 Best Wedding Photographer

Person + Killian

Boston

Forced poses, gowns on hangers, group jumping — after a while, all wedding photos start to look the same. Not so when Jill Person and Lauren Killian are behind the…Read More

2012 Best Wedding Rings

Long’s Jewelers

Boston

When it comes time to pop the question, the right ring can do a lot of the talking for you. The cases at Long’s house some of the very best…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Gowns, Affordable

Vows

Watertown

We can’t think of a bigger nightmare than lining up with thousands of grabby, frantic bargain dress hunters à la Filene’s Running of the Brides. Fortunately, Vows is packed with…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Registry

Bloomingdale’s

Newton

Outfitting your postmarital life is no small feat, so finding everything you need in one place and getting sage advice certainly helps. Bloomie’s consultants deftly provide estimates and mix-and-match services…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Cakes

Cakes to Remember

Brookline

This is the most important baked good you’ll ever purchase. With that in mind, shop owner Ellen Bartlett has a simple philosophy: Every one of her confections should taste as…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Gowns, Affordable

Vows

Watertown

We can’t think of a bigger nightmare than lining up with thousands of grabby, frantic bargain dress hunters à la Filene’s Running of the Brides. Fortunately, Vows is packed with…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Cakes

Cakes to Remember

Brookline

This is the most important baked good you’ll ever purchase. With that in mind, shop owner Ellen Bartlett has a simple philosophy: Every one of her confections should taste as…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Registry

Bloomingdale’s

Newton

Outfitting your postmarital life is no small feat, so finding everything you need in one place and getting sage advice certainly helps. Bloomie’s consultants deftly provide estimates and mix-and-match services…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Coordinator

Linnea Tangorra

Boston

Linnea Tangorra and her staff of three can help both brides who know exactly what they want and those who have no clue. Services range from soup-to-nuts planning to hourly…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Accessories

L’Elite

Boston

Whether you’re wearing a ball gown or a sheath on your big day, you’ll find all the right accoutrements at L’élite, which stocks veils, headpieces, jewelry, belts and sashes, and…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Stationery, Classic

Crane & Co.

Boston

In addition to products from Kate Spade and Vera Bradley, Crane & Co. carries an in-house line (we love the hand-engraved Queen Bee notes for thank-yous). Whether you’re looking for…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Accessories

L’Elite

Boston

Whether you’re wearing a ball gown or a sheath on your big day, you’ll find all the right accoutrements at L’élite, which stocks veils, headpieces, jewelry, belts and sashes, and…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Photographer

Hitched Studios

Boston

In a perfect world, your wedding photographer would be an ace professional and your best friend. In the real world, superduo Tara Morris and Ben Wight come pretty darn close….Read More

2011 Best Wedding Stationery, Classic

Crane & Co.

Boston

In addition to products from Kate Spade and Vera Bradley, Crane & Co. carries an in-house line (we love the hand-engraved Queen Bee notes for thank-yous). Whether you’re looking for…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Rings

Long’s Jewelers

Boston

A visit to any of our local high-end jewelers will render you an expert on the four Cs in no time. But on selection and service, Long’s takes top honors,…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Photographer

Hitched Studios

Boston

In a perfect world, your wedding photographer would be an ace professional and your best friend. In the real world, superduo Tara Morris and Ben Wight come pretty darn close….Read More

2011 Best Wedding Coordinator

Linnea Tangorra

Boston

Linnea Tangorra and her staff of three can help both brides who know exactly what they want and those who have no clue. Services range from soup-to-nuts planning to hourly…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Stationery, Informal

Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

This charming shop offers a jaw-dropping array of card stocks and designs for every occasion, from receptions to rehearsal dinners. You’ll also find photo albums, rubber stamps, and embossing tools…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Rings

Long’s Jewelers

Boston

A visit to any of our local high-end jewelers will render you an expert on the four Cs in no time. But on selection and service, Long’s takes top honors,…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Gowns, Upscale

Vera Wang

Boston

A single designer is hardly right for every bride, but top-notch service, from first fitting to final alteration, is on every betrothed’s wish list. This couture retailer stocks gowns that…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Stationery, Informal

Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

This charming shop offers a jaw-dropping array of card stocks and designs for every occasion, from receptions to rehearsal dinners. You’ll also find photo albums, rubber stamps, and embossing tools…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Gowns, Upscale

Vera Wang

Boston

A single designer is hardly right for every bride, but top-notch service, from first fitting to final alteration, is on every betrothed’s wish list. This couture retailer stocks gowns that…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Hairstylist

Erik Howard (Will Charles Salon)

Boston

The finest hairstylist isn’t always the best wedding hairstylist. Bridal coiffure requires someone with impeccable listening skills, loads of patience (for dealing with your, ahem, entourage), and a knack for…Read More

2011 Best Wedding Hairstylist

Erik Howard (Will Charles Salon)

Boston

The finest hairstylist isn’t always the best wedding hairstylist. Bridal coiffure requires someone with impeccable listening skills, loads of patience (for dealing with your, ahem, entourage), and a knack for…Read More

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