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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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 […]
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 […]
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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