Stephanie Maslansky returned recently from Budapest having designed the costumes for Berlin Station Season 3. She spent the previous four years in the Marvel Cinematic Universe designing five Superhero TV shows for Netflix: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders. In 2018 Stephanie was invited to speak at WonderCon’s Behind The Heroes panel in Los Angeles. In 2017 she and her team were given the Designing Women Award for Jessica Jones Season 1 by NYWIFT and Variety. She’s been featured as a guest on the Women of Marvel and American Fashion podcasts. Stephanie was invited to judge the International Cosplay Final at Chicago's C2E2 and the French Cosplay Competition at Comiccon Paris in 2016. She also judged the International Cosplay Final Competition at the New York Comicon in 2017.
Stephanie was born in New York City and raised in Minneapolis. She studied art and photography at UC Santa Barbara while designing a sought-after collection of custom blazers cut from vintage denim jeans. She earned a BA in history and Italian literature from U/W Madison. During a year spent in Bologna, Stephanie traveled and photographed her way through Europe and Africa. She returned to Minneapolis and began her career in the Guthrie Theatre Costume Shop. Moving to New York, she studied at the NY Art Students League while designing stage costumes and styling print ads & TV commercials. As key stylist for commercial directing and producing team Steve and Linda Horn, Stephanie gained a unique perspective, recognizing the significance of a stylish aesthetic and the impact of nuance and detail in modern dress, haute couture, and period costume. The press has praised Stephanie’s work for its sophisticated flair. She’s known for her unique vision and has collaborated with a range of producers and directors such as Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana, John Wells, Mimi Leder, Dick Wolf, Jamie Tarses, and Ilene Chaiken. Stephanie continues to work throughout the US and globally. She and her family live in Brooklyn, NY.