Brides-to-be left with questions after rumors of Alfred Angelo closure

The sign in the window at Alfred Angelo bridal shop in De Witt on Thursday

The Mechanicsville bride-to-be heard on social media Thursday that national bridal retailer Alfred Angelo was closing its stores. In Riverside, customers said they were blindsided by a call Thursday morning that warned them to pick up their dresses by 6 p.m. or they might never see them again.

Anxious brides and bridesmaids rushed to the Alfred Angelo store in Ross this afternoon after the company called and said that the stores would be permanently closing at 6:00 this evening.

The scene that unfolded Friday on a south Tulsa sidewalk was a snapshot of a nationwide nightmare for brides-to-be and their families as wedding retailer Alfred Angelo Bridal abruptly headed into bankruptcy.

Brides in many cities across the US expressed panic Thursday on social media on news that the chain was closing. The closure left brides and their bridal parties scrambling for dresses just weeks before the big day. "I don't know if they'll get a dress". Their website still advertises a sale to make room for the fall inventory. I hope they get refunded.

Other customers who ordered their dresses online have not received their items at all.

In Tampa, customers were told that if they were unable to pick up their dress yesterday that it would be sent via FedEx.

Last June, Jones paid Alfred Angelo Bridal the full cost for her wedding gown and three bridesmaid dresses for her daughters. Well, this is happening-in real life!-to tons of brides and bridesmaids, right now.

All the employees had left the store and only a sign was left on the door.

"Is there any way the brides can get any money back?" "I was picking up the other bridesmaid's dress and they didn't say anything about it".

"The bride has her dress, " she said "I'm frustrated because we're not getting any answers".

Erica Janel, who manages the shop, said the move is devastating for their store as she estimates 90 percent of their dresses are Alfred Angelo gowns.

Shifflett had picked out her wedding dress in March - and paid a $1,000 cash deposit toward the $1,500-plus dress and veil - and had gotten a call earlier this month that the dress was ready for alternations.

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