Melissa Magsaysay is a multimedia journalist and best selling author contributing to numerous publications as well as the co-founder of the lifestyle website, The Hive. She was most recently a style writer and editor at the Los Angeles Times, a position she held for 5 years. Prior to the Los Angeles Times, she was the west coast fashion editor at Women's Wear Daily, producing, styling and writing fashion stories for the industry's most informative and influential publication. As a trusted voice in the fashion industry, Melissa also consults for several luxury and contemporary lifestyle brands, providing editorial direction and creative content for a variety of different companies. Melissa currently writes for The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Hollywood Reporter, The Wall Street Journal and Yahoo! and is a regular contributor to Access Hollywood Live and KTLA Morning News as an on-air expert.



Her best-selling book

“City of Style: Exploring Los Angeles Fashion from Bohemian to Rock”

was released in May 2012.