A window display is seen at Alfredo Angelo bridal store in West Covina, Calif., Friday, July 14, 2017. The wedding dress retailer declared bankruptcy late Thursday, July 13, and suddenly shut down all of its stores, leaving customers without answers about how they'll get their dresses that are already on order. (Walt Mancini /Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
Photo: Walt Mancini/AP
Photo: Walt Mancini/AP

Alfred Angelo closing spawns gown-sharing on social media

Strangers are helping each other after bridal retailer Alfred Angelo unexpectedly shut down operations, leaving thousands of brides without their dream dresses.

Kind-hearted former brides are now offering their gowns to complete strangers who are left without a dress for their big day, connecting gowns to brides thanks to Twitter, “the Today Show” reported.

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They’re using the hash tag #dressmatchmaker and are sharing photos and sizing info.

Many of the gowns are being given for free, some are asking for shipping costs to be covered by the brides“the Today Show” reported.

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