Stephanie’s recent work includes an Xfinity commercial for director Kathryn Bigelow featuring Vietnam War vets and their young Fighter Pilot selves. She designed Berlin Station and Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan. Both were headquartered in Budapest and shot all over Europe. She spent seven seasons in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for Netflix designing Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and The Defenders.
Along with Ruth Carter—costume designer for the Black Panther franchise, Stephanie spoke at WonderCon's Behind the Heroes Panel in LA. She and her team were honored with the Designing Women Award for Jessica Jones S1 by NYWIFT and Variety. She was a frequent guest on the Women of Marvel and American Fashion podcasts. At Comicons in Paris, New York, and Chicago, Stephanie judged the International Cosplay Final Competition and led costume design masterclasses.
Born in NYC, Stephanie grew up in Mpls. She studied art and photography at UC Santa Cruz before earning a BA in South American history and Italian literature from U/W Madison. Eager to absorb different cultures, she photographed her journeys throughout Europe and Africa during her junior year in Bologna. She returned to Mpls after graduation and began her career at the Guthrie Theatre Costume Shop. Moving to NYC, she studied at the NY Art Students League and the New School, designed independent theatre and dance, and styled print ads and TV commercials--a hectic schedule made possible by youthful vigor. Stephanie gained a unique perspective as in-house stylist for commercial directing and producing legends Steve and Linda Horn.
The press has praised her work for its sophisticated flair. She's known for her distinct vision and has collaborated with innovative producers and directors such as Barry Levinson, Tom Fontana, John Wells, Mimi Leder, Dick Wolf, Ilene Chaiken, Jeph Loeb, and Cheo Hodari-Coker. Stephanie works throughout the US and globally. She and her family live in Brooklyn, NY.