About the studio

Alex Long, Stylist

Alex has over 20 years experience in the fashion and retail industry. She spent the early part of her career managing and buying for boutiques from Wilmington to Aspen, and eventually owned Beanie + Cecil Raleigh. She launched Alex Long Studio to pursue her passion for helping women (and men) find and embrace their unique personal style. She loves meeting new people and helping them simplify, de-stress, build confidence and have fun with fashion.

Prior to founding the Studio, she co-founded Style Hawk, a personal styling consultancy, and industry blog.

Marisa Poe, Stylist

Marisa spent the beginning of her over 10-year fashion career in New York City as a personal shopper & stylist at Barney’s New York. After 3 years with the innovative retail company, she transitioned to the wholesale side for a large accessories company working on jewelry lines for J. Crew, Marc by Marc Jacobs and Ann Taylor Loft, to name a few.

Prior to joining the Studio team, Marisa helped found Gilded Age, a men’s denim and high-end casual wear line featured at Fashion Week, and headed up the Northeast wholesale business for 7 For all Mankind.

Marisa loves any and all vintage and has two young daughters who also enjoy expressing their individuality through fashion and personal style.