On-Air Fashion Correspondent, E! Fashion Contributor and Celebrity Stylist
After practicing law for 10 years Melissa Garcia left it all behind to follow her dreams in fashion and hasn’t looked back since. In less than 2 years Melissa has become an expert in the fashion industry appearing regularly on national television shows, writing a weekly fashion column for E! and styling celebrities. Her relatability, professionalism and expertise make Melissa one of the most highly sought after fashion experts in the country.
Melissa is a regular fashion contributor to The TODAY Show, The Wendy Williams Show and NBC NY Live to name a few.
She also enjoys writing her weekly fashion column for E! Online called “Her Outfit Costs What”. Melissa has been invited to write as a fashion expert for IvankaTrump.com, has been quoted as a style expert in the Daily News and her work has been featured on Buzzfeed.com, Loreal.com, NewYorkMagazine.com and Yahoo.com to name a few. She has also been featured in Ladies Home Journal as a “woman to watch”.
Melissa has experience hosting fashion shows/events – most recently hosting for both Westfield and Simon malls.
She has styled actors such as: Chrissy Teigen, Alysia Reiner (Orange Is The New Black) and Dina Manzo (Bravo) and has worked closely with television producers and wardrobe stylists to help style and create looks for characters and reality show stars. Melissa has also assisted talent agencies in helping shape their clients “branded image”.
Melissa embraces charity work. She was lead stylist on the charity shoot benefiting the Women’s Prison Organization and has also offered her services for both women’s and children’s cancer organizations.
Melissa lives in New York and is married to her high school sweetheart with whom she has three beautiful children.