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  1. Earth Day 2019!

    April 22, 2019

    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 […]

  2. Spring/Summer Closet Cleaning & Organizing

    March 19, 2019

    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 […]

  3. Valentine’s Day History

    February 12, 2019

    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 […]

  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. Announcing Our New International Shipping and Payment System!

    January 24, 2017

    We’re happy to unveil our new international shipping and payment system. It is designed to make it easier for our international customers to pay and ship from Foster-Stephens to their location.  We are excited about the opportunities it provides for our international customers.  Please see below for some hints and instructions on using it.Please note […]

  6. Our Handmade Collection are Crafted in England by The Empty Box Company

    August 10, 2016

    The Empty Box Company was founded in 1988 by James Teague and Giselle Hulme, to revive the old fashioned Edwardian Hat Box and Dress Box.James and Giselle had found an old Christie’s Hat Box in a Tailors shop in Norwich that was closing down.  The lady had told them how much her customers were interested in […]

  7. Your Wedding Day will Run Smoothly with these 15 Tips!

    June 30, 2016

    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 […]

  8. Congrats to Parents of Graduates!

    May 11, 2016

    I have finally made it to May in the year 2016.  I almost cannot believe this time has finally come.  My son is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.This is going to be a very memorable time in my son Zack’s life. This is the start of […]

  9. Foster-Stephens’ Celebrates 80 Years!

    March 28, 2016

    At Foster-Stephens’ we are very proudly celebrating 80 years in business this March.  What began March 11, 1936, as a business selling posters of seasonal fashions to dry cleaning stores eventually became a garment and textile storage solutions company offering many different archival products that best preserve clothing, costumes, and of course wedding gowns. Owner Nancy Jones, daughter of founder […]

  10. Foster-Stephens’ Visits San Francisco

    March 9, 2016

    Foster-Stephens’ was thrilled to join our biggest group of customers, the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists, for their yearly conference in San Francisco.  The seminars were quite informative and we were able to meet with members from the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Foster-Stephens’ has been the chosen vendor for the group since the inception of the […]

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