preservation

  1. How to Pack Your Wedding Dress (Video)

    July 12, 2018

    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 […]

  2. What to do with your wedding dress after the wedding?

    June 29, 2018

     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 […]

  3. May is a Month for Honoring our Military

    May 9, 2018

    How to Store and Care for a Military Member’s Uniform Military uniforms of our servicemen and women deserve respect.  Preserving these uniforms for future generations is easily done. The key is to protect them from the elements especially light and moisture. With proper handling, the uniforms should last for hundreds of years. The first step […]

  4. Caring for and Storing a Military Uniform

    November 8, 2017

    The military uniforms of our servicemen and women deserve respect.  Preserving uniforms for future generations is easily done. The key is to protect them from the elements especially light and moisture. With proper handling, the uniforms should last for hundreds of years.The uniform and support pieces should be as clean as possible before storing.As much […]

  5. Preserving First Communion Memories

    May 5, 2017

           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 […]

  6. Preserving Your Wedding Dress

    August 31, 2016

    The Wedding Season is in full bloom here at Foster-Stephens’. While we are busy shipping products to carefully store and preserve one of the most special dresses a woman will ever wear, the fact is, one of the last things a bride normally thinks of is who will clean her dress.The time to look for […]

  7. Tornado Blows Wedding Dress Across Mississippi!

    April 10, 2016

    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 […]

  8. Hollywood Heights Large Gowns

    November 5, 2015

    We just had to do it.  We had to go even bigger than our Super Keepsake which stands at 5.52 cubic square feet.  Our handmade, pH neutral preservation box is not called Hollywood Heights for just any reason!  This box is 29.53″L x 19.69″W x 17.72″H.  6 cubic feet and is perfect for not just […]

  9. Protect Your Valuables as Seasons Change

    September 28, 2015

    I am sure you have all noticed that fall is officially here.  Not all of us may get the snow, ice and zero degree weather but we all experience some kind of temperature change as our weather patterns move and the heat drops farther south.  So my topic today is covering your summer clothing but really, everything here is […]

  10. New 48″ Archival Baby Garment Bag

    July 29, 2015

     In introduction to our newest baby item, we are having our first BABY SALE! A designer of christening gowns that we do business with needed a much longer Archival MuslinChristening Kit for her beautiful creations than the 38” bag that we currently stock.  Our new bag measures 48” so that the skirt will not have to […]

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