Vows Awards 2016 – Winners

This year, 22 fabulous companies were awarded at the glamorous Scottish VOWS Awards 2016.

Huge congratulations to all the winners and all those highly commended!


See Winners 2016

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See Winners 2014

See Winners 2013

See Winners 2012

The Scottish VOWS Awards 2016 –  Brand Ambassadors

Chauffeurs of Carnoustie & Rachel Scott Couture

Bridal Designer

WINNER Joyce Young Design Studios
AJR Designs

Bridal Dress Retailer

WINNER Olivia Cameron Bridal
HIGHLY COMMENDED Crystal Bows Bridal Boutique
Alison Kirk Bridal
Amilou Bridal
Angharad Bridal
Apple Blossom Time
Bijoux Bridal Boutique
June Brides Ltd
Opus Couture
The Wedding Store
Wedding Belles Bridal

Dress Alterations

WINNER Fabricated Bridal Alterations
Alter Girls Glasgow
Elizabeth Wallace Bridal Alterations and Accessories

Groomswear Retailer

WINNER Kilts 4 U
Highland Kilt Connections
MacGregor and MacDuff Kiltmakers
Stewart Highland

Instrumental Entertainment

WINNER Capella String Quartet
Spud the Piper
Sarah MacNeil Harpist
Skirls Aloud


WINNER Timothy J Sharp Designer and Goldsmith
Jewellery by Liam Ross
John McKay Jewellers
Lorraine Law Designer Jewellery

Music  & Entertainment Agency

WINNER Coast Entertainments
elite bands
Elite Promotions

Musicians & Entertainment

WINNER Gordy is a DJ
1stdance Wedding DJ
The 5th Avenue Band
Diamond Discos
Fresh Entertainments
Highway Band Scotland
Stephen J Elliott – Wedding DJ
The Invitations
T-Junction Wedding Band

Specialist Wedding Services

WINNER Hickory
Bespoke Catering & Events
Bibby Magic
Candy Forrest
Maurice King Toastmaster & Master of Ceremonies
The Fotobox

Wedding Accessories Retailer

WINNER Lily Luna
Lark & Lily Designs

Wedding Cake Designer / Baker

WINNER Truly Scrumptious Designer Cakes
HIGHLY COMMENDED Liggy’s Cake Company
A Bonnie Wee Cake
Cherry On Top
Couture Wedding Cakes by Sweetcheeks
Designer Cake Boutique
Designer Cakes by Paige
Jenny’s Cakes Ltd
Special Days Cakes

Wedding Co-ordinator

WINNER The Wedding Co-ordination Team at The Bonham Hotel, The George Hotel and The Roxburghe Hotel, Edinburgh
Graeme McMaster, The Parkville Hotel
Joan Cunningham – The Castle Rooms
Karen Smith, Wedding & Events Co-ordinator, Radstone Hotel
Laura Allan, Wedding & Events Co-ordinator, Lochside House Hotel, Lodges and Spa
Martin Patterson – Piersland House Hotel
Rebecca Speirs, Wedding & Events Co-ordinator, Lochside House Hotel, Lodges and Spa

Wedding Décor & Linen Hire

WINNER Make Believe Events & Floristry
A Vintage Tea Party
Atalanta Events
Jordana Events
Razzmatazz Occasions

Wedding Film Supplier

WINNER Showreelmedia – Big Almond Films
HIGHLY COMMENDED Grand Gesture Wedding Films
Bowery Productions
Cherry Tree Films
Creative Wedding Films
Gryffe Weddings
YPod Wedding Films

Wedding Florist

WINNER LouLou Flowers
Becky’s Flowers
Blooming Good Flowers
Coach House Flowers
First Blush
Floral Elegance by Nikki Roberts
The Diamond Bouquet
Trudi Todd Creative Florist

Wedding Hairdresser

WINNER Cameo Bridal Styling
Beautography Bridal Hair & Makeup
Honey & Violet
Suzanne McMahon : Hair Stylist

Wedding Make-up Artist

WINNER Sarah-Lou Beauty
HIGHLY COMMENDED Anna Millington Make-up
Leslie Sneddon Makeup Artistry
Make up by Sharon Cuthbert
Pamper & Polish
Samantha Connor Makeup Artist

Wedding Party Outfitter

WINNER Catwalk
Joyce Young Design Studios
Mia Bella Glasgow
Rouge Boutiques Inverness

Wedding Photographer

WINNER Neil Wykes Photography
HIGHLY COMMENDED Angus Forbes Photography
Deeside Photographics
Denise McDonald Photography
DH Photography
Emma Gray Photography
Gail Photography
Lorelle Elizabeth Photography
Stephen McCluskey Photography
Victoria Litster Photography

Wedding Stationery & Favours

WINNER SixpennyBlue Studio
Breagha Bespoke
One of a Kind Stationery
Paper Panache
Paper Tulip

Wedding Transport

WINNER Carty’s Campers
Carrs Loch Lomond
EG Chauffeur & Wedding Car Hire
Granite City Car Hire

Wedding Venue

WINNER The Busby Hotel
Balbirnie House Hotel
Broxmouth Park
Dalziel Park Hotel
Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort
The Gailes Hotel – SimpsInns
Lochside House Hotel, Lodges and Spa – RAD Hotel Group
Lynnhurst Hotel-Manorview Hotels
New Lanark Mill Hotel
Norton House Hotel & Spa
Orocco Pier
Rufflets St Andrews
Shieldhill Castle Hotel
The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte Hotel
Western House Hotel

Judges Choice for Outstanding Achievement

WINNER Opus Couture