Umbrella stand in cream metal ideal for use with lace parasols. CEREMONY ESSENTIAL IDEA –  remember our summers can be extremely hot and your guests will be arriving at your outdoor wedding ceremony up to an hour before the bride.  In the heat of the day and dressed in all their finest your guests will need shade for shelter from the sun.  Consider hiring lace parasols or even plain white umbrellas for your guest comfort.  Place them in a couple of these umbrella stands and your guests will be smiling all day.