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April 2012

Congratulations to Deon & Renate for their inspiring caberet style wedding which was held inside Petit Fours Restaurant, Northcliff. Thank you for entrusting us with your decor. We created a full parisian style cafe feel with vintage decor elements everywhere! It was breathtaking!



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crockery hire for high tea partyA Vintage Affair: vintage crockery hire

We do vintage crockery hire, cutlery hire, tableware hire, Décor Concepts and Floral Art for perfectly fabulous Vintage Affairs…

A Vintage Affair specializes in the hiring out of beautiful vintage china cutlery, crockery, linen and tableware dating from the 1800’s to the 1970’s.




The Original Hiring Company

candelabra hireThe original vintage crockery and accessories hiring company is here. We are so excited about our fabulous vintage ware and can't wait to share them with you . A Vintage Affair offers you everything you need for a vintage themed function with our exquisite collection of crockery and accessories all for HIRE.

Vintage: characterised by excellence, maturity, and appeal; classic. This is what Vintage stands for. So what better way to celebrate, than to celebrate with style and excellence. You can now create your own original Vintage dream party, thanks to A Vintage Affair. A Vintage Affair is the company on everyone's lips, from Cape Town to Johannesburg. A Vintage Affair hires out gorgeous vintage accessories. They products range from:

  • Vintage tea sets
  • Vintage crockery
  • Vintage tableware
You can now throw a vintage wonderland that will make Edith Venter wish she was invited. A Vintage Affair, a creation by two sisters, has introduced many women to the possibility of a modern, yet old fashioned way of celebrating. Be it a:
  • Wedding
  • Bridal shower
  • Tea party
You can now have the vintage tea party you have always wanted, right down to the vintage tableware and cutlery. With a list of happy clients, A Vintage Affair is the company to call when you are looking for a little vintage pleasure in your life.

A Vintage Affair has an enormous collection of tea sets and crockery for hire. We currently have over 300 tea trios in our collection. For an overview of our the gorgeous vintage products which are available for you to hire, take a look at our Gallery...


What We Offer Our Clients:teacups and suacers for hire

Our clients are our priority and we have services to cater for all of our clients needs.

  • Vintage cutlery hire, crockery hire, linen and tableware hire
  • Teacups and saucers for hirefor vintage tea parties
  • Floral Art: Exquisite Flower arranging for every occasion
  • Décor advice and concept creation, tailor made for each client and function
  • Manufacturing of bespoke party BUNTING (fabric and colours chosen to suit your particular function)
  • Complete afternoon Tea Party Packages
  • Hiring of A Vintage Cadillac to complete the theme… ( Johannesburg only)


All 3 members of our team are experienced interior designers with abundant creative flair and skills in all areas of our service. Their involvement in the planning of your function - whether it be a wedding, engagement party, kitchen tea, birthday party, baby shower, christening, corporate event or just a gathering of friends – will guarantee that it will be a simply exquisite, truly sensational Vintage Affair.


Our Vintage Affair

Our Vintage Affair began over time, like all lasting relationships. Years and years of flirting with all things vintage and a passion for beautiful, timeless antiques has born in Paula and Claire a desire to rebirth an era of classic elegance and be able to share it with YOU.

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Our Collection Includes

All of these come in different colours , designs and styles.


Our Most Recent Events

A Stylish Vintage Bachelorette Party

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Vintage Luxury

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Wedding Events

"Look where we were on the weekend"
Rickety Bridge Wedding expo in Franschoek.

We were invited to show case our gorgeous ware, at what a beautiful wedding venue.

One setting at our display table was a Vintage Dinner setting, on the other side was a high Tea. It was truly beautiful.

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A Vintage Affair Wedding
Desere' and Hennie's

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Beautiful Ribbon Corsage.

Want to be different and give your groom something more origional than a traditional flower corsage?
How about these beautiful ribbon corsages. Each piece is handmade using ribbons, twines and vintage elements like pearls, buttons and cameos.

Sneak Peak at our new stock.

Vintage tea sets

Paula Wells - Johannesburg
Cell : 082 877 6432 | Email :paula@avintageaffair.co.za| 266 Weltevreden Road, Northcliff, Johannesburg

Nicky Viakovsky - Johannesburg
Cell : 082 852 5633 | Email : nicky@avintageaffair.co.za

Claire Hodge - Cape Town
Cell : 083 5519 115 | Email : claire@avintageaffair.co.za | 40 Bizweni Road, Somerset West