With degrees in advertising and design, Marina got her start in digital and consumer trade marketing, creating partnerships and securing celebrity participation in promotional events. Pursing interests in brand identity, Marina went on to G2, a division of Grey Worldwide, focusing on communication design. Marina styled various commercials and photo shoots, prompting her interest in prop styling. Marina’s passion for graphics and typography prompted her to start designing logos and identities for small businesses, parlaying into founding EAST SIX with BFF Stacey.
With degrees in fine arts and photography, Stacey got her start painting portraits in oil on canvas for New York’s elite followed by shooting for fashion magazines and modeling agencies. Always interested in learning more about fashion and film, Stacey worked as a stylist on a Sundance independent film and has styled numerous commercials. Additionally, Stacey worked for ICM, a prestigious talent agency, in the Commercial Celebrity Endorsement Department. With her breadth of knowledge in art, fashion, and business, she decided to found EAST SIX with childhood friend Marina.