David's Bridal steps in to help brides panicked by Alfred Angelo closures

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For hundreds of women, it just got a lot tougher.

KENS 5 reached out to Alfred Angelo Bridal by e-mail and phone but the company has yet to get back to us.

At Eva's Bridal Shop in Oak Lawn, it's a similar situation, though the store sells dresses from a wide variety of designers.

Florida-based bridal salon Alfred Angelo appears to have closed many, if not all, of its locations across the country this week, including several stores in New England.

"I can't believe (Alfred Angelo) would have the courage or stupidity to go against brides", Johnson said.

"For them to call us and say "We're closing the doors".

Shaler Township resident Cindy Neal headed down to collect her future daughter-in-law's gown only to find out it was not ready yet. "It was over. This was it". But her gown hadn't shipped yet.

She tried the phone numbers listed on a memo taped to the shop door, but only got recordings. But she said that would end Friday when she left, and she didn't know the status of dresses still on order.

Facebook user Jessica Berry posted, "Can anyone tell me if they are sending dresses to Australia?"

The sign on the Altamonte Springs location reads, "Store closed". The voicemail box for the Manchester store is full.

"I don't know, I don't know", said Nance. The check she wrote has already been cleared, she added.

While there are more than 60 locations nationwide, MI had just one, and it's in Grand Rapids on 28th Street. "It was stressful thinking about what if they close", she said.

Koons drove to the south Tulsa store from Langley after news of the closures spread across the internet. Police were called to maintain order, the department said.

By Thursday afternoon, there were no employees in the company's Delray corporate office.

The reports quickly flooded social media, sparking a panic among many brides and bridesmaids across the country. And if you did manage to pick up your dress before your local Alfred Angelo store shut their doors, David's Bridal is also offering alterations services for Alfred Angelo dresses (regular pricing applies).

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