Panicked brides rush Alfred Angelo shop after sudden closure

Posted July 15, 2017

The company has more than 60 stores across the country.

Employees at a California location said that their doors are closing for good Thursday night at 8 p.m.

As of Friday morning, the company still had not released a statement about the closings.

Her three bridesmaids eked out $190 each for their gowns and have not yet received them from the Niagara Falls Boulevard store in the Town of Tonawanda.

Florida-based company Alfred Angelo made the abrupt announcement before closing down its USA stores as well as its United Kingdom and Australian branches this morning.

All over social media, brides-to-be are talking about the dressmaker going out of business.

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Debany found out the national chain was experiencing problems through a private Facebook group she is a part of for bridal store employees.

On Thursday, the Palm Beach Post reported that employees at Alfred Angelo's corporate office in Delray Beach, Florida en masse, "carrying boxes, plants and other personal belongings".

Best of luck to you hopeful brides, hopefully you can find somewhere else to "Say Yes to the Dress".

Making a scene wasn't an option, said Koons, because the employees at the store were there at "out of the goodness of their hearts". They were all fired today... "It was so weird".

Brides in Tulsa, Oklahoma were told on Thursday that they should expect their dresses to be mailed to them.

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.

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The lack of communication from the company has many brides angry.

"Any other #brides stressed about the #alfredangelo bankruptcy??" We will try to help you through it and give you the same customer service and care that we provide all of our brides.

One store location did answer the phone.

"I'm just over all of this", she said. Its special occasion dresses are also stocked in 1,400 retailers.

The company's website declares that 'he will never forget the way you looked, ' conjuring romantic images of happy, loved-up grooms and their handsome partners.

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