Seamstress Lala is hard at work altering wedding gowns as fast as she can.
Lala was employed by Alfred Angelo, which filed for bankruptcy last month and shut its doors.
It left brides without gowns and workers without jobs.
Lala says she knew something was up when they told her to stop scheduling fittings with brides.
“I just guessed something was going to happen and I just took all my dresses with me that last two to three weeks and I didn’t leave any dress there,” Lala said.
When the store shut down abruptly, she had the gowns. But her brides had no clue.
She was given their phone numbers, but no address, so she began calling.
“A couple of my customers even cried and she said Lala can you send me a picture of my dress, I can’t believe it,” Lala said.
Harrisburg native Rebekah Geer was one of those brides.
“I was like I …