It is Redmond's email address, not one belonging to the bridal retailer, that is on notices that were taped to the front doors of stores that were shut down this week.
"The panic in her voice, her demeanor changed and it was like we have to get there now to get our stuff", said Brittney's dad Andy Calhoun.
The chain had over 60 stores that are now in the process of liquidation. It was not clear just how many stores were abruptly closed Thursday. She only got the veil.
Many of its designs, which included "special occasion" dresses for bridesmaids and others, were sold by more than 1,400 retailers globally, according to its website. She explained that she wanted someone to be there to help those women figure out what their options were.
Several minutes earlier, two women came to the door and said they could not say anything to reporters.
The company announced on its website that it filed for bankruptcy. In the background, those companies are working to negotiate with creditors with a federal judge supervising before any official closures happen.
"They had signs up in the store saying they weren't accepting debit card or credit card transactions".
"I was freaking out and I called my mother", said lifetime Venice resident and bride-to-be Corinne Woods. Alfred Angelo had planned on having a shipment from China arrive on the West Coast with about $1.2 million worth of dresses and accessories. And so I drove to the store.
This would turn any bride into a bridezilla. "I'm just in shock".
"It's 3 o'clock. We're giving you a courtesy call". She added that she has been making plans for her wedding for the past two years, and has paid for everything. Others discovered that they not only remain without their dream dress, but they would also not get any refund for their order either.
In the meantime, we're glad to see women coming together to help brides prepare for their big days.
The New York Attorney General's office also stepped in, telling brides to file formal complaints with their office.
Diaz said when one of her bridesmaids went to the Whitehall location, the store had already closed. When Samantha Stapleton saw the Twitter frenzy this morning with hashtag #AlfredAngelo, she rushed from Williamstown, New Jersey, anxious that her October nuptials will be ruined.