How do I place an order?
Browse through our extensive vintage umbrella collection by style, color or item number. You may click on a style in the top navigation bar, search by color which is located in the left hand column or type in the umbrella ID number in the search field. When you see umbrellas you would like to reserve click “Add to Reservation”. This prompts you to add your event date. Each umbrella has its own calendar (letting you know if it is available for your specific date.) After filling out and submitting your reservation we will need to contact you to confirm your order and payment information. If you have any questions, please call for customer service at 206-297-1540. We are happy to assist you with your selection. The availability of vintage umbrellas is subject to prior sales and rentals.
Do you have a minimum order requirement?
At Bella Umbrella, we welcome orders of any size. However, due to labor and handling costs, orders under $100 that need to be shipped are subject to a fee of $40. This is in addition to shipping charges.
How will my order be processed?
Reservations placed from our website will be translated into a rental contract. If items requested in your order are not available, we will contact you to discuss alternatives. A copy of your order will be emailed to you. Always make sure the information on your reservation is complete and accurate. Any last minute changes must be submitted at least 48 hours before the ship date.
How long is the rental period?
A Five Day Rental Period - The rental period is typically from Thursday thru Monday unless otherwise requested.
What is your policy on changing orders?
Changes to orders, including additions and reductions to the original order, can be made up to 48 hours before the scheduled shipping date. You will need to call us as you will not be able to edit your reservation from this website. Reductions after that time will be subject to a 40% restocking charge. Additions will be sent as an add-on to the original order and will arrive as a separate shipment if we have already shipped your order.
What is your cancellation policy?
Should you find prior to 30 days of your event that you do not need the umbrellas, Bella Umbrella will refund 50% of your deposit. Orders cancelled less than 30 days before your event forfeits your entire deposit.
What are your prices?
$10 each - For most solid and print umbrellas.
$20 each - For most Pagoda, Ruffled, Double Layered, and Jeweled umbrellas.
$30 and up for select and rare umbrellas.
What are your payment and deposit policies?
Bella Umbrella accepts payment by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and personal checks. A credit card number and a 50% deposit is taken to reserve your umbrellas. The remaining amount plus shipping fees will be charged 5-7 days prior to the event date.
What if any umbrellas are lost or damaged?
All responsibility for the rental items remains with the customer from the delivery date to the date they arrive back to Bella Umbrella. Please note the careful way your umbrellas arrive with their tips and handles protected. Re-pack them back up carefully. If an umbrella is lost or damaged, a replacement charge will be applied. This charge is typically equal to eight (8) times the rental price for each umbrella. The replacement charge is in addition to the original rental price.
How do I handle damp or wet umbrellas after an event?
Umbrellas must be completely dry before re-packaging and shipping. Leave umbrellas open in a warm dry area long enough for them to completely dry.
Do you deliver?
Local customers may pick up and return umbrellas without additional charge. Delivery is not currently available
Where are you located?
SW Corner of 1st & Pine, Seattle WA
1535 First Ave #8
Seattle, WA 98101
Shop Hours (Pacific Standard Time)
How can I use your umbrellas?
For the Guests – Choose a variety of umbrellas to distribute to guests as they arrive to the outdoor event. They can then stroll around the grounds in comfort whether it is a hot sunny afternoon or if there is a chance of a spring shower.
For the Wedding Party – Color-coordinate umbrellas for the bride and her bridesmaids.
Fashion Photo Shoots
Bridal Showers and Baby Showers
Proms and Formal Dances
Can you custom design umbrellas?
Forward thinking brides may custom-design and create unique parasols to complement their wedding day fashions. Special services include making the umbrella canopy out of the same fabric as your wedding gown or bridesmaids’ dresses. Perhaps you would like us to match your beading or an antique lace. A six-month lead-time is required for this special service.
Can you repair my old umbrella?
Bella Umbrella entrust its repairs to Gilbert Center, based in Brooklyn, New York, Gilbert has been in the umbrella business for over sixty years.
You may contact him directly at (917) 692-2078.
Why can't I reserve more than one of each umbrella?
Most all our rentals are vintage and therefore one-of-a-kind. If we have multiples of a particular umbrella that is noted in the description.