Tessa has written for Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, Elle Decoration,
TheTimes, Sunday Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, The Financial Times, amongst other publications.
She lived in France while working for Femme magazine and the Riviera Times.
She studied at Goldsmiths University, London. Cult Perfumes , her first Book was published in 2013 by Merrell (London/ New York).
Always fascinated by travel, and the memories that travel evokes, her latest book takes you along the journey.
Hotels of the Stars published in 2018. Hotels of the Stars features more than 35 of the most iconic and historical hotels from around the world renowned for making a part of history today. Hotel du Cap, The Ritz Paris, The Chelsea Hotel, New York, Le Sirenuse, Positano are amongst some of the star studded enclaves that make an appearance in this lavishly illustrated book published by Roads Publishing.
With a preface by actor Richard E Grant, presenter of Sky's Hotel Secrets and now also a perfume creator, the book has many secrets to reveal. The Foreword of the book is written by legendary Chef and Restaurateur Albert Roux OBE, KFO.
A perfume aficionado from an early age, Tessa's book
Cult Perfumes - is the first to explore the most exclusive boutique perfumeries around the world, from Santa Maria Novella in Florence to Floris London each perfume house has a fascinating story to behold.
Inspired from her research and her love of perfumes and passion for scents, Tessa later created a range of luxury perfumed candles and home sprays to evoke the essences of the Elements.
Being a writer, candles have always played a pivotal role in harnessing the magic of bringing words onto a page. A candle’s flame can bring hope, light, provide focus and inspiration into what can sometimes be a solitary world.