Need a wedding gown?
When historic American bridal fashion house Alfred Angelo filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy Friday, closing its doors for good with little or no warning for customers, women throughout the country panicked.
Choosing a wedding dress is often a months-long process, and it takes some brides even longer than that. It’s probably the most emotionally significant — and probably the most expensive — dress they’ll ever buy.
So it’s understandable that customers feared they wouldn’t be able to retrieve their dress from closed stores. But it could mean a good deal for women who are still looking in Yakima for that perfect dress.
Lin-Paul’s, located at 101 N. Third St., notes on its windows that “All Alfred Angelo dresses must go,” and they’re on sale up to 75 percent off.
The store is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. It’s closed Wednesday and Sunday.
Founded in the mid-1930s in Philadelphia by Alfred Angelo Piccione and wife Edythe Vincent Piccione, the company sold wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses.