Melissa Chavez Melissa Chavez is an e-commerce writer and senior manager of commerce platforms, covering travel, beauty, and lifestyle. She joined Dotdash Meredith in 2017 as a senior manager of social strategy before joining the commerce team as a senior content strategist, where she provided trend insights and shopping recommendations for brands such as People, InStyle, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Real Simple, and more. Melissa graduated from American University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in marketing. About InStyle InStyle is your destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture. Learn more about our team, here.