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 an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.