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The Results are in: Find Out What Premier Wedding Vendors Made JEZEBEL's 2020 Best of Atlanta List

By The Editors | April 7, 2020 | Lifestyle

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Best Bridal Boutique: Anne Barge Atelier

Kristin Cavallari, Amber Riley and Lauren Alaina are all fans of the Atlanta-based bridal and special occasion design house. Anne Barge is known for marrying traditional and contemporary through timeless silhouettes and modern design details. You’ll want to say yes to every single dress—we sure do! @annebargebridalatelier

Best Wedding Planner: Evermore Weddings and Events

You’ll fall in love with the dynamic duo behind Evermore Weddings and Events. With 25 years of experience and over 200 weddings under their belt, they’re ready to take the stress out of planning your big day while making sure your wedding is something your guests will talk about for years to come. @evermorewed

Best Wedding Photographer: Social Shots Photography

There’s nothing more important than finding the right person to photograph your big day. This Atlanta-based boutique wedding photography studio’s talented creatives capture your wedding beautifully, allowing you to relive the special moments again and again. The company extends itself beyond the lens, too, forming and maintaining relationships with brides-to-be. When the wedding day finally arrives, the only thing you need to worry about is finding your “good side”—they’ve got the rest. @‌socialshotsphotos

Best Florist: Unique Floral Expressions

If a classic arrangement with a modern twist is what you’re going for then Unique Floral Expressions is your answer. Situated in the heart of Buckhead, the full-service boutique floral studio, helmed by some of the best in the biz, creates unique floral arrangements for weddings and social and corporate events using stunning flowers. @ufebuckhead

Best Wedding Cake: Cakes by Anna

Cakes by Anna’s beautiful designs and delicious flavors—did someone say pink Champagne and chocolate ganache?—will have you singing all the words to Justin Bieber’s “Yummy” while snapping picture proof for the ’gram. The cakes look just as amazing as they taste, so it looks like you really can have your cake and eat it too. @cakesbyanna21

Best Caterer: Proof of the Pudding

Some say the proof is in the pudding; we say the proof is in Atlanta’s votes. After 40 years in the biz, it’s no wonder Proof of the Pudding is your choice for best wedding caterer. Not only is the food amazing, but you’re sure to get a great experience every time. @proofthepudding

Best Wedding DJ: Yvonne Monet

The one-time club DJ quickly moved up the ranks, with radio show host, world traveler and lead DJ at ATL’s hottest nightclubs being just a few of the many notches on her career belt. Now, the seasoned vet can be found spinning hit tunes (hey, DJ, can you play “Doja Cat”?) at the city’s swankiest social, corporate and charity events. If you’re really vibing with the music at your next big wedding, take a peek at the table and you’ll probably find Monet rocking the stage. Basically, if you’re planning an event and want the tunes to be on point, you know who to call—but don’t wait long, the ubertalent books up fast. @yvonnemonet

Best Ballroom: The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Atlanta Buckhead

With 14-foot ceilings and gorgeous crystal chandeliers, The Whitley’s Legacy Ballroom serves as the most stunning backdrop for any swanky occasion. Whether it’s a wedding, gala, luncheon or another social soiree, you’ll love the expansive ballroom’s charming outdoor terrace, overlooking the Atlanta skyline, no less. It’s the perfect backdrop for raising a glass to whatever exciting venture or celebration you might be toasting. Cheers! @thewhitleyhotel

Best Engagement Rings: Solomon Brothers Fine Jewelry

This family-owned jeweler is our go-to when it comes to finding precious pieces—and it seems Atlanta agrees. New this year: a 5,000-square-foot showroom in Alpharetta complete with private diamond viewing rooms, luxury displays and an in-house bar so you can toast to your sparkly selections. @solomonbrothers

Best Place for a Bachelorette Party: Pink Poles

Take it from us: Your bestie’s bachelorette party is the perfect excuse to put your pole-dancing skills to the test. There’s no one we trust more than Pink Poles. You may not look as natural as J.Lo in Hustlers, but you’re sure to leave with plenty of mems. @pinkpolesstudio

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Best Stationery/Invitations: Paper Daisies Stationery

Whether you’re shopping the online collection or opting for something more personalized, you’re sure to say “I do” to Paper Daisies Stationery. The paper company can help your Pinterest board come to life. This is some very important snail mail. @paperdaisiesstationery

Best Place for a Bachelor Party: The Cheetah

This one speaks for itself. If you’re looking for a wild way to send your bro into matrimony, The Cheetah is the only choice. Let’s hope what happens at The Cheetah stays at The Cheetah. @thecheetahatl

Best Wedding Transportation: Atlantic Limousine & Transportation

Whether a party bus or a vintage Rolls-Royce is more your speed, Atlantic Limousine & Transportation is ready to deliver. They’ll have you riding in style, from getaway cars to guest transportation. @atlantic_limousine

Best Wedding Band: EastCoast Entertainment

Bands, DJs and specialty musicians are at your fingertips when you book with EastCoast Entertainment. As the largest full-service entertainment agency in the country—and operated right here in the A—they are a one-stop shop for all of your entertainment needs. @‌eastcoastentertainment

Best Local Destination Venue: Lanier Islands Weddings

Fall in love with this local lakeside location. Lanier Islands is a no-brainer for couples wanting to leave the chaos of the city behind and opt for a more secluded wedding site. The 1,500-acre resort boasts an impressive 14 different venues that give the perfect backdrop for any style ceremony or reception. Plus, they have a variety of packages to make planning your big day a breeze. @weddingslanier

Best Rehearsal Dinner Venue: Pricci

Pricci’s gorgeous dining room and decadent dishes make it a great place to carb load before the big day. The resto’s private dining rooms can accommodate up to 70 guests, so it’s the perfect fit for a wedding of any size. Customized menus and excellent service add to the overall experience. @pricciatlanta

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Best Wedding Venue: Meadows at Mossy Creek

Southern architecture and modern aesthetic unite at this indoor-outdoor wedding venue located less than two hours outside of the city. The clean, contemporary atmosphere makes it the perfect shell for all wedding styles so you can easily stage the wedding of your dreams. @meadowsmossycreek

Best Bridal Shower Venue: Swan Coach House

For years, Atlanta brides have celebrated with their bridal parties at Swan Coach House. The sweet shower spot is dripping with details, offering the perfect location for a Southern soiree. @swancoachhouse

Best Place to Buy a Wedding Gift: etúHOME

EtúHOME’s colorful charcuterie boards and wine-scented candles make it an obvious win in our mag. We have yet to find anything online or in the brand’s Lenox boutique that we didn’t love. Go ahead and stock up on the sustainably sourced, artisan-crafted gifts before wedding season hits—you won’t be sorry. @etu.home

Best Food Truck: Hitch Mobile Cocktail Lounge

If you’re looking to take your wedding to the next level, Hitch Mobile Cocktail Lounge has everything you could ever need for the big day. The company offers three different service options, including renting just the Airstream trailer sans the bar; getting the trailer and the bar (the company can provide all bar elements, from bartenders to glassware); or, the creme de la creme, opting for the trailer and customizable draft menu, plus seasonal cocktails to get your guests buzzing before hitting the dance floor. Whatever you choose, Hitch can handle it all—no need to lift anything but your drink. @hitchatlanta

Best Wedding Wow Factor: Balloonacy

It looks like the balloon trend is here to stay, and we aren’t mad about it. The wow factor—and instagrammable moment—is really popping off. And for us Atlantans, Balloonacy is here with designs that can be quirky, elegant and everything in between.
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Best Wedding Videographer: Thomas Vision Films

We can’t remember what it was like to scroll through Facebook without coming across at least one wedding video—the sentimental clips are pretty much mandatory in today’s digital age. And, when it comes to creating wedding videos both sweet and shareable, Thomas Vision Films is Atlanta’s choice. Tissues at the ready. @thomasvisionfilmswed



Photography by: Photo by Seiji Fujimori | Photo by Rebecca Cerasani | Photo by Logan Simmons