What does the future hold for brides who postponed in 2020 and those getting engaged now? It seems that 2021 will be a big year for weddings with a whole lot of changes in store. Here is one article I found interesting about trends going away and trends created out of necessity by the corona […]
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I’m really excited – Foster-Stephens will be 85 years old on March 10. The company was founded by my father, Elmer (Bill) Jones, when someone abandoned their printed dry cleaning posters at the printing company where he worked. Dad bought the posters from his boss and sold them to local dry cleaners. This proved so […]
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Foster-Stephens’ opened its first warehouse in 1936 on the South side of Chicago by its owner Elmer “Bill” Jones. By 1968 it relocated to just North of Chicago in Skokie, IL. By 2014 we moved to a bigger location in Elk Grove Village, IL due to our growth and in 2019 moved once again a […]
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For the spectacular month of October, Foster-Stephens’ has a FREE Gift offer for every purchase of $29.95. Choose from 4 different gifts. Decide which item you will find to have the most use for! We have aimed our promotion to future brides who have endured so many unknowns during the pandemic while trying to plan […]
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As we all struggle through these unprecedented times, Foster-Stephens has received calls, emails and chats from brides desperate for our help. How do we take care of our wedding dress for our delayed or postponed wedding? Since social distancing looks like something that will be with us for quite some time, couples are delaying their […]
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Why you should preserve family memories. Did you know that the single most important thing you can do for your family may be the simplest of all: develop strong family stories. This conclusion comes from studies done by Marshall Duke & Robyn Fivush of Emory University. Their “Do You Know?” survey asks children 20 questions […]
November is the time of year for remembrances, whether it is remembering our brave Veterans who risked life and limb or remembering all our blessing and giving thanks with family and friends later this month. The story of this wonderful wedding dress is the sum of both. The fabric came from a parachute that saved […]
As summer winds down once again, it is time to tackle that messy closet, get it organized and properly pack and hang your summer clothing. Protecting your investments until next year is key! Don’t stress, Foster-Stephens’ can help you make it easy. Whether you want to keep your Kut from the Kloth capris soft and […]
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It’s Earth Day 2019! Foster-Stephens is proud of how we are working to make our environment a better place, every day. As a company, have made strides to reduce our energy use in the office and warehouse. An example is our changing out all our light fixtures for LED energy efficient ones. LED lighting […]
As the winter weather starts to finally break, and rivers swell with melting snow, many of us in the colder climates are ready to rip out our flip flops and shorts and go get our pedicures! It is now a sure sign that it is time for closet cleaning & organizing. It has been a […]
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