Brides still expecting to get wedding gowns or accessories ordered from the bankrupt Alfred Angelo bridal chain are out of luck.
The trustee handling the retailer's Chapter 7 business liquidation said Thursday that deliveries have stopped.
The chain closed its stores in mid-July without notice, including its Baton Rouge store in Towne Center on Corporate Boulevard. The chain's only other Louisiana store was in Shreveport.
The trustee expressed "regrets the upset that Alfred Angelo’s July 14th bankruptcy filing has caused its customers."
"While we have been successful in obtaining customer records and delivering many dresses and accessories for customers all over the country, even after the bankruptcy filing date, it has now become apparent that the logistical and financial strain of fulfilling each and every open order makes continuing that course of action no longer possible," the court trustee said online. "Thus, to the extent any order has not been fully delivered to a customer, it shall have to remain unfilled."
The trustee said any customer who believes money is owed them should complete a proof of claim online through the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Souther District of Florida.