Melissa Rubini


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Melissa Rubini is the former InStyle's Fashion Director overseeing fashion across all platforms of the brand including InStyle Magazine,, social media, brand extensions and special projects.

Her background includes Fashion at Parsons as well as other courses in Journalism, Advertising & Marketing, Photography and Art History.

Melissa's extensive knowledge of style and the consumer makes it possible for her to take fashion to a place that is both elegant and groundbreaking guiding brands to where they should be today and preparing them for a successful future.

She brings a fresh, modern yet chic take to fashion direction, styling and designing, finding in every assignment and in each client a specific point of view and unique strength. 

Melissa has collaborated with some of the best photographers in the industry including Patrick Demarchelier, Hedi Slimane, Giampaolo Sgura, Jan Welters, Eric Madigan Heck, Horst Diekgerdes, Paul Maffi, Glen Luchford, Cedric Buchet, Greg Kadel and Steven Meisel among others.

She has styled for Vogue, Vogue Japan, Teen Vogue, Vogue Homme, Interview, Muse, Numero.  Advertising includes Prada, Miu Miu, Bergdorf Goodman and H&M among many other companies.

Specialties: Fashion Direction in Print and Digital, Fashion Consulting & Design, Creative Direction & Styling for brands and celebrities.