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Retro event design is getting lots of love, especially among brides and grooms. And what’s not to love about the vibrant color schemes, modern retro furniture, and nostalgia-inducing decorations? Even better, this theme can encompass a variety of styles. Whether you prefer a minimalist look, a bright whimsical vibe, or a dark and moody design. Check out some ceremony and reception ideas that can be used to host a colorful retro wedding, featuring our stylish event rentals.

Retro-Inspired Wedding Ceremony

Planning a retro-inspired wedding ceremony is easy with our on-trend seating and decor. Pick from a variety of chairs, such as our Acrylic Ghost Armless Chairs or Acrylic Ghost Arm Chairs. Our Black Resin Folding Chairs are a classic choice for a moody retro vibe. If you need a backdrop, customize a Boxwood Wall with a neon or acrylic sign. With three bases to choose from, we can complement any color scheme! One of our favorite retro wedding ideas is the use of layered rugs to decorate the aisle way. Use a mix of cowhide or vintage rugs, depending on whether your theme leans toward modern or bohemian.

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Colorful Retro Reception Tables

A retro wedding calls for bold trendy tablescapes! We have countless pieces of serving ware and luxe linens that can be used to create colorful retro reception tables. Whether you are running with a cool or warm-toned palette, or a minimalist or maximalist design. Should you prefer a bold luxe look, start with a vibrant tablecloth in a rich Magnolia or Coral. Pull off an alternative look by stacking colorful serving ware on top of Black Velvet Linens. For a warm metallic table, stack our Darcy China and Kate Polka Dot China. Pair it with Amber Goblets and Austin Flatware to round out the look. Use runners for a layered maximalist design, or keep the look simple yet luxe with vibrant napkins. Or use mismatched napkins in retro tones, placed atop Earthen Alabaster China, for a whimsical touch!

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A Retro Chic-Cocktail Hour

Planning to host a cocktail hour on the big day? Colorful wedding rentals are our favorite, and that’s exactly what a retro-chic cocktail hour calls for! Check out our cozy sofas, such as the Fern Velvet Sofa, Jacqueline Sofa, and Saylor Navy Velvet Sofa. Pair them with a set of trendy armchairs or ottomans, like the Gloria Velvet Armchair or a Turkish Rug Ottoman. Especially popular are the White Eiffel Arm Chairs – a design straight from the ’50s. Or grab the Regent Black Velvet Sofa and a set of acrylic chairs for a moody look. If you need more social areas, set up cocktail tables outfitted with bright linens and our Midcentury Barstools in White or Black.

P.S. Be sure to stock your bar to match! Rent a selection of trendy glassware, including our Cybil Champagne Flutes, Gatsby Champagne Coupes, and Davis Hi-Ball Glasses.

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Let our team help you plan a colorful retro wedding that will be the envy of every bride! Send us a message at info@southerneventsonline.com, or view our full range of rentals in the catalog. Dreaming of a more low-key, modern rustic event design? Take a look at this Sweet & Simple Garden Wedding at the Cordelle.

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