I like this idea, but I think the "step" shelves need some more support. Garage shelving idea: the lower shelves actually glide out so you can step to reach top shelved items. Then they slide back to the wall.
Attic Bedroom Closet Design, Pictures, Remodel, Decor and Ideas - page 9 - sublime-decor. I have the perfect wall (with attic behind it) to do this. I've often thought of making an easily accessible closet there.