Melissa Ventosa Martin

Melissa Ventosa Martin is a fashion stylist and creative consultant with nearly two decades of experience working at lifestyle and fashion magazines. She is the founder of Old Stone Trade, an online marketplace for handmade-to-order womenswear and home items. Melissa was previously a fashion director at Departures magazine and Travel + Leisure, where she worked for five years. Prior to joining T+L, she served as a fashion director at Self and a style director at Glamour. Before that, she worked at The New York Times for five years, most recently as a market director for T magazine. She lives in New York City.

• 15+ years of experience as a stylist and fashion director
• Founder of Old Stone Trade
• Former director roles at Travel + Leisure, Departures, T: The New York Times Magazine, Glamour, and Self

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