It’s Valentine’s Day once again, the holiday dedicated to romance. This day is popular the world over, celebrated in countries as diverse as Argentina, South Korea, France, and the Philippines. How did the day commemorating a martyred Christian saint (or 3) end up being a day for lovers all around the world? Let us look […]
Foster-Stephens has several videos online to help our customers with preserving their precious family clothing. You can see them all at our YouTube Channel. Below is ‘How to Pack Your Wedding Dress’. I hope you enjoyed this video which shows, not only the best way to pack your gown, but how all the accessories work […]
Your wedding dress is one of the most memorable, and the most expensive item of clothing you’ve ever bought. What you do with your dress after the wedding will be indicative of your new life. In nearly every case, you will want to have your gown cleaned and preserved. A gown that is dirty will […]
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Sixteen New Year Resolutions for Clothing Care Every year most of us make New Year’s Resolutions. I know I do – last year it was to swim laps at least twice a week for half an hour and drink water at all meals. (I’ve learned over time to keep them simple, and specific). This […]
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Springtime is practically here and with it brings about the blooming of flowers and foliage, but it may also bring a new chapter in your child’s life: First Communion. And with making the important First Communion Sacrament comes the need to purchase a communion dress for your little girl or a suit for […]
It’s EarthDay 2017! Foster-Stephens is proud that we have taken an environmental leadership position by joining Carbonfund.org’s CarbonFree® Program. In our quest for a better environment we will offset our carbon emissions with the Carbonfund.org Foundation, one of the country’s leading carbon offset organizations.We can all do our part to correct are negative impact on […]
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15 Hints for Your Wedding Day Get enough sleep. Go to bed at a decent hour so you can be your best.Eat breakfast. Make certain that is high in protein and complex carbs. These foods digest slowly, so if you don’t have time in your schedule to eat, you won’t get too hungry.Give yourself […]
The weather here in the Mid-West can be quite violent in the Spring and this Spring has been no exception. What is unique is that a wedding dress, packed in 1987 in a corrugated preservation box survived when the house it was in lost its attic and much of the second floor. Luckily, no one was […]