270 Lafayette St., nr. Prince St., Ste. 1303; 212-625-1818; yourgreenroom.com
Clients of this boutique rental agency includeArmani, Vogue, and the New Museum.The varied inventory encompasses plush,feminine chaises and mid-century-modernarmchairs as well as an array of pedestalsand light-up bars. A 24/7 delivery service isavailable, and trained decorative consultantscan assess your venue of choice at no extracharge. A Strut dining table costs $345 for upto seven days; dining chairs rangefrom $12 to $35 each.
Online shoppers can furnish a three-dayextravaganza without ever leaving their desks,since owner Stephen Wallis will arrange fordelivery anywhere on the Eastern Seaboard.If a couple needs to lock down eighteen glamred-velvet chaises, they can check the stockquantity, details, and measurements on thecompany’s site. A glossy white oval table thatseats eight starts at $350.
Prop N Spoon
330 W. 34th St., nr. Ninth Ave., twelfth fl.; 212-244-9600; propsfortoday.com
Formerly called Props for Today, thiswarehouse deals with more than just run-of-the-mill items, offering as many authentic antique-furniture selections (early-American, Marie Antoinette, twenties) as contemporary lines (light-up cubes are in the mix). Design aficionados will gravitate to the rental studio’sSaarinen Tulip chairs. A trained wedding staffwill sit down with clients to outfit blank spaces.The ground-floor loading dock makes for easypickup if you want to DIY. Prices upon request.
141 W. 28th St., nr. Seventh Ave., second fl.; 212-273-9710; ruthfischl.com
Although Fischl initially began peddlingsmall props for weddings, her businesshas expanded into a full-rental studio thatspecializes in upholstering. A cascade offabric bolts (linens, satins, and taffetas)transforms her plain couches and chairs intoluxe furnishings, and the turnaround is fairlyfast. Most furniture is reupholstered for eachevent, so there’s no need to worry aboutstains from previous parties. Upholsteredchairs are $35; couches are $250-$350.
Taylor Creative Inc.
150 W. 28th St., nr. Seventh Ave., tenth fl.; 646-336-6808; taylorcreativeinc.com
Bobby Taylor’s furniture rentals favor ageometric, downtown aesthetic: Squaretufted ottomans, high runner tables withchrome accents, and lounge-y cushionedbenches are de rigueur. Couples lookingfor modern minimalism will have good luckhere—a cube table is $300 for a five-dayrental—but Taylor also stocks more ornatefixtures, like chandeliers and life-size-horselamps. All units can be delivered by thecompany crew.