Whether you’re a fan of the homey 1940’s vibe or the luxurious Great Gatsby style, you can’t deny that all vintage weddings look great. Ironically, vintage never ages and actually gives weddings a timeless overall look! A lot of designers and stores now carry a variety of vintage-style items but going to each one will take a toll on your schedule. To help you out, we’ve made a list of the best Toronto-based vintage rental stores you should check out:
1. Anne and Co.
Anne and Co. primarily operates in Toronto and provides top quality décor and design services. They are very passionate about creating spectacular weddings and are very meticulous when it comes to details. If you’re looking to handle your own design and planning process, they also offer a large assortment of new and vintage rental items.
2. Bird and Bee Vintage Rental Co.
The Bird & Bee Vintage Rental Co. has a ton of unique, antique and vintage pieces available for rent. They have crates, jars, windows, luggage, small and large décor items, tableware, arbors, and absolutely everything else you will need for your wedding’s final touches. You can visit The Paris Wincey Mills Co. in Ontario to see a few of their items in person.
3. Cate and Co Designs
Cate& Co Vintage Rentals and Styling specializes in designing vintage, rustic, and romantic style items and events. They have a wide variety of furniture and décor items that come from the 1800s such as telephones, books, birch arbors, crates, mason jars, chandeliers, furniture, and other decorative items.
4. Country Lane Floral Design & Vintage Rentals
Country Lane Floral Design & Vintage Rentals specializes in creating stunning flower arrangements and providing unique high-quality rental items. Their collection includes card boxes, tabletop accessories, vases, furniture, and small props. Their small décor items (chalkboards, wooden crates, picnic baskets, card holders, lanterns, etc.) are perfect for making those final touches to your wedding look.
5. Cynthia Findlay Antiques – Estate, Vintage, & Modern Jewellery
Cynthia Findlay Antiques – Estate, Vintage, & Modern Jewellery carries a variety of antiques such as jewelry, sterling silver and silver plates, tableware, and decorative items available for rent or sale. You can visit their store on the 1st floor of the Mirvish Enterprises Building just east of John Street.
6. Fresh Look Design
Fresh Look Design Event & Wedding Specialist is dedicated to providing high-quality rental items for weddings and special events of any style or theme. Their product catalog includes aisle runners, centerpieces, ceremony and reception décor, furniture, vases, crates, and quirky accessories.
7. Marvelle Events
Marvelle Events is owned by Laura and Dan Forbes, a team of 15 years with a combined 30-year experience in the event industry. The company only started a rental service in 2012 but has since become one of Canada’s renowned firms with a unique selection of over 2,000 items. They have been featured in several wedding news and reviews sites and continue to live up to their title as one of the largest design and décor companies in Ontario that specialize in rustic and vintage-style items. Their full catalog can only be accessed by a password, which you can request by contacting them through their site. They also have DJ and event planning services.
8. Mashed Events
Mashed Events is one of Ontario’s best rustic and vintage wedding rental companies. They are based in Hamilton but cater to the Niagara Region, GTA, and Toronto areas as well. They have a wide variety of one-of-a-kind rustic and vintage items including suitcases, windows, mason jars, bird cages, chalkboards, and candle holders. They also carry various table linens and runners, available in different sizes. If you find yourself falling in love with all their items, you might want to check out their wedding decorating packages which include full-service design and decorating.
9. Plate Occasions
Plate Occasions is a Toronto-based rental company that specializes in tabletop items. Their collection consists of glassware, flatware, dinnerware, and other unique tabletop items that range from vintage to modern designs. They also offer custom sourcing services for those who want a 100% personalized event.
10. Southern Charm Vintage Rentals
Southern Charm Vintage Rentals is owned by Kathie Barone who is very passionate about making weddings extra special. They have a long list of rustic and vintage items, including more than 200 cake stands and chalkboards, for you to choose from. If you can’t quite imagine how you will be arranging all of their wonderful pieces to achieve a collective look, you can avail of their styling services for that professional perspective.
11. Sweet Bee’s Tea Party
Sweet Bee’s Tea Party offers stunning mismatched vintage china, guaranteed to make any wedding or event unforgettable. You have the option of choosing your own set of items or you can get them to handle everything from planning to décor for that a stress-free experience.
12. Vintage Bash
Vintage Bash is a rental boutique that specializes in rustic and vintage style décor items. Their growing collection of lovely, hand-picked items include backdrops, marquee lights, chairs, tabletop accessories, architectural pieces, and small props. Their product list on their site is far from complete but you can schedule an appointment with them for a visit to their warehouse in Stouffville or Toronto to see the items in person.
13. Vintage Rentals & Events
Vintage Rentals & Events offers a wide collection of furniture and accessories for rent. This includes beautiful items perfect for your ceremony space, dinner and reception, dessert table, cocktail area, table centerpieces, and lounge. They also make custom chalkboards, complete with your own unique chalk-painted design, that work well as backdrops. They handle delivery and pick up of the rental pieces, with set-up and tear-down available for additional charges.
14. Warehouse 84
Warehouse 84 is a well-known rental company that carries a variety of one-of-a-kind vintage and rustic items such as frames, crates, sofas, tables, luggage, and backdrops. They have a required minimum order amounting to a total of $300, but surely you will have no problem reaching that quota, with all of their charming and lovely pieces.