Alexa Mellardo

Alexa is Elite Daily's Lifestyle Editor. She majored in Journalism at Suffolk University in Boston. She wrote for Scene Magazine, Santa Cristina Winery in Italy, and was the Boston Editor of Joonbug. Alexa has traveled to Greece, England, Ireland, Germany, and Italy. Her passions include fashion, food, blogging, yoga, classic cars, and her Maltese pups, Tucker and Blake.

I Lived Like I Was On ‘Big Little Lies’ For A Week Because I Can't Wait For Season 2

ByAlexa Mellardo
Who wouldn't want to be best friends with Madeline Mackenzie from Big Little Lies? She's witty, hilarious, and isn't afraid to call out the BS when she sees it. (Not to mention, it would be a privilege to raid her chic closet on the reg.) Any true…

I Rented A Classic Convertible For My Road Trip & Felt Like A Movie Star

ByAlexa Mellardo
Picture California’s coastal highway with the sun reflecting off the turquoise blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, and the cool breeze making the wildflowers dance on the hills. Reds, golden browns, and bright orange cliffs melt into the winding…

Clever & Spooky Captions For Your Pet's Costume, Because They Know They're The Cutest

ByAlexa Mellardo
Let's be honest: Your pet is sweeter than a Pumpkin Spice Latte. They have all the love in the world to give, and don't ask for much in return besides Milk Bones, cuddles, and your undivided attention when they're doing something ridiculously…

The Best Vacation I Ever Went On Was In The Most Unexpected Place

ByAlexa Mellardo
I recently went on a trip to Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada, and it was one of the most underrated Instagram havens I’ve ever visited. If you’re in your 20s just trying to live your #bestlife, Reno Tahoe needs to be on your radar. From the open air and…

I Went On A Hot Air Balloon Ride Straight Out Of 'Up' & This Is What I Never Expected

ByAlexa Mellardo
At the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, drenched in the orange and pink hues of the sunrise, sits Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Colorful hot air balloons were laid out on the park grounds waiting to be brought to life in the desert sunshine…

Photos Of Kate Middleton's Dress At The Royal Wedding Slay The Style Game

ByAlexa Mellardo
Today, Saturday, May 19, a real-life fairy tale has unfolded at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been the regal affair we've been eagerly anticipating for months now, and it's finally here.…

Meghan Markle’s Gorgeous Hair Details You Didn’t Notice At The Royal Wedding

ByAlexa Mellardo
Many girls dream about their entire look for their wedding day and have Pinterest boards overflowing with ideas. The choices are truly endless, from your gown and bridesmaid dresses, to the color palette and floral arrangements. Every choice is an…

Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress Is A Timeless Masterpiece, But Her Tiara Stole The Show

ByAlexa Mellardo
Many girls grow up wanting to look like royalty when they walk down the aisle on their wedding day, and Meghan Markle is living out that dream for all of us. These photos of Meghan Markle's wedding dress, designed by Clare Waight Keller for…

Amal Clooney Just Arrived At The Royal Wedding Looking Like A Literal Ray Of Sunshine

ByAlexa Mellardo
The royal wedding day of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has finally arrived on Saturday, May 19, and so have the Clooneys. Guests are trickling into St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, and it's safe to say Amal Clooney officially stole the fashion…

30 Instagram Captions For Hawaii That’ll Instantly Transport You To The Tropics

ByAlexa Mellardo
Once your swimsuits are ready for a dose of vitamin sea, your shades are in that sunny state of mind, and you jet off above the clouds, Hawaii awaits. After traveling to this treasure of an island, I'm here to tell you first-hand you’ll find your…

Kauai Is The Instagram-Perfect Vacation Spot You’ve Been Sleeping On

ByAlexa Mellardo
In Kauai, I promise you’ll fall in love with the land. You will find so much inspiration in the vibrant shades of the sunset, and you'll want to gaze at the swaying palms for all of eternity. When reality calls, your best bet is to park yourself…

Kauai Is Low-Key A Foodie Heaven & These Photos Prove Why

ByAlexa Mellardo
If you're a foodie who lives life dreaming about your next meal, you should do yourself a solid and jet off to Kauai. Your palate (and Instagram feed) will seriously thank you. Many head to Kauai for the surreal beaches, sherbet-colored sunsets, zip…

11 High-Key Reasons Why Being A Dog Mama Is One Of The Greatest Joys In Life

ByAlexa Mellardo
Ditching your planner after a long, stressful day and knowing that a bottle of rosé is waiting for you at home is comforting AF. What makes it even better? Having an incredibly adorable, furry face and wagging tail greet you at the door upon…

The Meaning Of Kylie Jenner's Baby Name Is Honestly So Perfect

ByAlexa Mellardo
It was an incredibly long road. We were cruisin' down waiting for Kylie Jenner to either confirm or deny those pregnancy rumors that were floating around the Internet. And when I say "incredibly long," even that is a complete and utter…

Tweets About Stella's Super Bowl Commercial With Matt Damon Show Fans Love It

ByAlexa Mellardo
It's Sunday, Feb. 4, and the 52nd Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium has kept us on our toes — along with all of the highly-anticipated commercial breaks. From Pink singing the national anthem and Justin Timberlake's epic halftime show, there are many…

Justin Timberlake Had The Greatest Set List Of All Time For His Super Bowl Performance

ByAlexa Mellardo
"Ladies and gentlemen," the big game day is finally upon us. Whether you're rooting for the New England Patriots or the Philadelphia Eagles this Super Bowl Sunday, or you're really only there for your friend's killer buffalo chicken dip (I see you),…

People Are Pissed At Dodge For The Voice They Used In This Super Bowl Commercial

ByAlexa Mellardo
One of the most highly anticipated parts of the Super Bowl every year is watching all of the commercials. They break the ice a bit and bring everyone together on game day — even if you're rooting for opposing teams. However, there was one commercial…

Twitter Has A Theory About Why The Super Bowl Cut Out & It's Pretty Hilarious

ByAlexa Mellardo
Super Bowl LII is finally came, but about halfway through the game, Twitter became confused AF — and I was, too. Everyone's TV blacked out for what seemed to be an actual eternity even if it was only a short bit (29 seconds, actually, according to…

Carey Hart Won't Miss A Second Of Pink's Big Performance At The Super Bowl

ByAlexa Mellardo
It's Sunday, Feb. 4 — and I hope you know what that means. The 52nd Super Bowl is finally upon us, party people. Our hearts are going to skip a beat when the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots take the field at U.S. Bank Stadium in…

This 'Big Little Lies' Road Trip Will Pump Up Your Wanderlust For Season 2

ByAlexa Mellardo
If you found yourself peacing out of work at 5 o'clock to cork open a bottle of merlot, park your butt on the couch, and watch Big Little Lies — your priorities are definitely in line, girlfriend. Not only did fans fall head over heels for the…