Best of Rhode Island Weddings 2016

Best of Rhode Island Weddings 2016

By Viki Panteleakis

The long-awaited “Best of Rhode Island” votes are in! On Thursday, July 21st, businesses across the Ocean State were celebrated for their contributions to our vibrant culture. Our readers weighed in as well, and their picks included a great deal of wedding favorites! Engaged congratulates the local heroes that keep our state’s brides and grooms happy.

In case you haven’t heard, these are your best of 2016 reader’s picks:


Local Boutique for Wedding Dresses

The Bridal Garden


110 Main St., East Greenwich; (401) 886-0885

Customer service is the selling point for so many “Bridal Garden” brides. This boutique is famous for their personal and professional assistance with the utmost attention to detail.

Wedding Caterer

Kirkbrae Country Club

Image by Sara Zarella Photography

197 Old River Rd., Lincoln; (401) 333-1300

Their catering is not just award winning by our standards! Kirkbrae’s delectable cuisine has also gotten nods from “The Knot.”

Wedding Photographer

Jennifer Neves Photography

Image by Jennifer Neves Photography

10 Casey Drive, Bristol; (401) 886-0885

Local couples love Jennifer’s dedication to their happiness and satisfaction on the day of their wedding. In her 15 years of experience, she’s earned her way to many hearts.

Wedding Music

Blurred Vision


Providence; (401) 556-0738

This six-piece band will work with you to craft your musical vision for the wedding. They’re a statewide choice for getting your guests up and moving!

Wedding Cakes and Desserts


sin bakery

200 Allens Ave., Providence; (401) 369-8427

Rhode Island couples chose to “eat wicked” this year. Sin’s cakes are almost too impeccable to devour, but their taste convinces you otherwise.

Wedding Stationery

Little Birdie Papercraft and Design Studio

little birdie papercraft

61 Ash Ave., Cranston; (401) 484-8222

Nothing is more satisfying than a well-designed invitation. Little Birdie provides all of your printed personal touches that reflect your style.

Wedding Jewelry

Perception Jewelry


35 Baker St., Providence; 

Perception will adorn you and your wedding party from all price points. Their private showroom and relaxed, intimate atmosphere is a dream for all brides.

Wedding Florist

Golden Gate Studios


2003 Broad St., Cranston; (401) 461-2299

Ocean State couples can’t get enough of Golden Gate. They have a reputation of creativity, class and going above and beyond.

Wedding Hair and Makeup

Ali Lomazzo Beauty


Pawtucket; (401) 644-0036

Ali has expanded her award-winning beauty empire at a rapid pace.  She’s hands-on during every step of the way to create your overall dream look.

Wedding Planner

Tiffany Marsocci, Kirkbrae Country Club

Image by Chris and Amanda Photography

197 Old River Rd., Lincoln; (401) 333-1300

Kirkbrae’s on-site wedding planner has a history in event excellence. Our readers were impressed by her patience, creativity and attention to detail.

Unique Local Wedding Transportation

Rockstar Limo


2 Commerce Dr., Cranston; (888) 725-7871 x 6

They already had the tagline of “Best Limo Company in America”, but now they’re officially the best on a local scale, too. The business has been making customers feel like rock stars for more than 25 years and is willing to work 24/7 to meet any and all expectations.