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  1. We Are Celebrating 85 Years in March!

    March 8, 2021

    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 […]

  2. Support Small Business!

    November 11, 2020

    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 […]

  3. FREE Gift Offer for the Month of October!

    September 30, 2020

    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 […]

  4. Delayed Wedding Plans

    June 26, 2020

    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 […]

  5. Summer Clothing Closet Storage

    September 6, 2019

    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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

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