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Bweela Steptoe The Fine Art of Couture

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TWO-PIECE OUTFIT $200
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MINI STRIPPED DRESS $135 ORDER

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Bweela Steptoe
718-753-8544
PO Box 330-170
Brooklyn, NY 11233-0170
bweelasteptoe@aol.com
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DIAGONAL PATCHWORK TOP $185 ORDER
TOP STITCHED LEGGING $45 ORDER

PATCHWORK TEARDROP BAG $60
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About the Designer

Bweela Steptoe walks the creative realm with ease. She is the daughter of two very different artists and tells her story through the designs she creates. Her father, the illustrator John Steptoe, gained fame in the 70’s and 80’s for his children's books. Bweela’s mother, Stephanie Douglas, is a collagist and painter whose work speaks to the richness of her urban experience.

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Ordering Info

All clothing is one-of-a-kind and your garment may vary slightly from photos shown here. If you have questions about sizing, please call or email.

Pieces are made to order, so please allow 2 weeks for delivery. We also do custom orders for special occasions.

HANDKERCHIEF DRESS $185 ORDER

ASYMMETRICAL BAG $55 ORDER

ASYMMETRICAL PATCHWORK TOP $185 ORDER
COVER-UP MINI SKIRT $35 ORDER TOP STITCHED LEGGING $45 ORDER

FISHTAIL HEMLINE FOOTPRINT SKIRT $165 ORDER

STRAPLESS DRESS $130 ORDER

About the Designs

Bweela Steptoe enjoys creating one-of-kind garments and she also enjoys creating the fabric she uses in her designs. Bweela uses her artistic background and family art influences as an inspiration for her fabric and clothing designs. The splashes and footprints that embellish her deconstructed garments are a defiant reminder of where she came from and, for that matter, where she wants to go. Bweela says, “I like to have fun with what I’m wearing and designing. My designs look young because I feel young, but age is not the issue.” The designer adds, “I think we all enjoy walking down the street in something unique. I want my clothing to help enhance the personal expression of others. I love to use a lot of denim because it’s easy to care for and it’s very versatile.”

The designer’s strong views on how women project themselves are expressed through the clothing she presents. She feels that today's woman can be very sexy — and yet still leave something to the imagination. Bweela rips and reforms a variety of fabrics into astonishing one-of-kind garments that offer a fresh new look for the streets.

“Urban Deconstruction” is for the woman of today, for whom Bweela's designs offer a look that is upscale and unusual. Yes, these garments are special, they could even be called “wearable art,” but this is clothing that is comfortable and practical as well as memorable and unique.

TOP STITCHED LEGGINGS $45 ORDER

PATCHWORK STAIRCASE
BAG $65 ORDER

PATCHWORK TOP $185 ORDER
TOP STITCHED
LEGGING $45 ORDER


STRIPED PRINCESS CUT DRESS $200 ORDER

SLEEVELESS PATCHWORK TOP $185 ORDER
STRIPPED PATCHWORK MINI SKIRT $45 ORDER
TOP STITCHED LEGGING $45 ORDER