Simon's Bridal Shoppe in Dover to shut down Saturday

By Tom Lehman 10:23pm, December 13, 2013
Photo Courtesy Tim Furlong/NBC 10.
A bridal shop in Dover that's been around for 97 years is set to close down Saturday.

Simon's Bridal Shoppe at 215 West Loockerman Street is shuttering its doors after the owners decided to retire.

Janet Lawrence has co-owned the store for 31 years and told NBC 10 that it's tough to say goodbye to the business.

"I have mothers that are coming in that bought their wedding gown here then they're coming back with their daughter and buying prom gowns and then those girls coming back buying wedding gown," Lawrence says.

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The owners are surprised nobody bought the store think if a new owner came in and utilized social media and online selling that they could bring Simon's to a new level of success.

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