We were honoured to welcome so many of the wedding industry’s biggest names to The British Wedding Awards in February – here’s some more info on a few of the wonderful designers, venues and brands we recognised in this year’s coveted event. Congratulations to all those who won or were highly commended!
The British Wedding Awards 2019: the designers, venues and brands recognised on the night
Maggie Sottero Designs
Bridal Brand of the Year – Winner
Maggie Sottero Designs creates with you in mind, understanding and embracing the individuality of each bride. And with each of its labels – Maggie Sottero, Sottero and Midgley, and Rebecca Ingram – there’s a gown for you, no matter what your love story, style, or budget may be.
Bridal Gown Collection – Highly Commended
Maggie Sottero’s dresses are the perfect match for today’s modern, romantic bride. Inspired by the love stories of its many brides-to-be, its gowns fuse timeless silhouettes with alluring details. Visit your nearest stockist to try on the designs from its 2019 collection.
National Railway Museum
City Wedding Venue – Highly Commended
Highly commended at The British Wedding Awards, the National Railway Museum offers one-of-a-kind spaces for couples looking to treat their guests to a unique experience. Personalise your wedding day with a venue that breaks away from more traditional celebrations.
Bridal Brand of the Year – Highly Commended
Dutch brand Ladybird has been an important player in the wedding dress market for more than two decades, with an extensive collection of styles for all types of bride, from glamorous princess dresses to figure-hugging silhouettes.
St Audries Park
Best Coastal Venue – Winner
St Audries Park is a picture-perfect stately home nestled in the Quantock Hills overlooking the Bristol channel. Exclusively yours for your very special day, this beautiful venue features a breathtaking Victorian Orangery and accommodation for over 100 guests.
Countryside Wedding Venue – Winner
Crondon Park is an exclusive wedding venue set within 160 acres of glorious Essex countryside. Its long tree-lined drive offers views over the beautiful and panoramic valley of Crondon.
Barn Wedding Venue – Highly Commended
The Baronial Hall at Crondon Park is a unique example of a 17th century Tudor–Jacobean Barn. It has a charm all of its own; its vaulted ceiling, timber beams and grand chandeliers certainly give it the wow factor you’d want for your wedding celebrations.
Best Bridal Accessories – Winner
Multi-award winning Purely Diamonds has been at the forefront of the bridal jewellery industry since its inception in 1979. The family-run company skilfully crafts all diamond rings and jewellery to order from its London workshop, just for you.
Sass & Grace
Bridal Retailer – Winner
Sass and Grace is a luxurious, award-winning bridal boutique nestled in the Hampshire countryside, offering an extensive range of dresses, exceptional service and friendly atmosphere. The bride’s experience is at the heart of everything Sass and Grace does, which is why they’re honoured to receive this special award.
Best Gift List Service – Winner
Prezola has assisted thousands of style-savvy couples with creating their ultimate wedding gift list completely unique to them, their homes and lifestyles. As well as featuring a hand-picked collection of over 50,000 gifts from 500 retailers, Prezola also gives couples the flexibility to add charity donations, unique romantic experiences and personalised funds towards their dream honeymoon, all on a single list.
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa
Destination Wedding Venue – Winner
St. Lucia’s Coconut Bay provides a heavenly backdrop for celebrations of any size. With nuptials offered on the beach, in the elegant ocean-front gazebo or lush tropical gardens, the resort provides enchanting settings for every wedding style. Its various wedding packages include a number of lovely treats for newlyweds too, from bridal spa treatments to a sunset catamaran trip and even private island tours.
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