Surrealist model and muse Tessa Kuragi was Born and raised in Jamaica, owing her exotic looks to her mixed British, Jamaican and Asian parentage.
Tessa’s interest in modeling and passion for the avant-garde lead her to the Parisian & Japanese photography scenes - particularly those which tended towards surrealism and erotica. She has worked with a selection of respected photographers and publications, eventually catching the attention of Inez & Vinoodh and Nicola Formichetti, who cast and shot her for the SS14 Diesel campaign alongside Brooke Candy. Tessa regularly works with creatives including Ellen Von Unwerth, Robbie Spencer, and Olivier Zahm.
Tessa has been featured in an 18-page single girl story in AnOther Mag shot by Nick Knight and Katy England.Tessa has also performed alongside FKA TWIGS as part of her ROOMS project with Veuve Cliquot.
2017 saw Tessa walk in L'oreal's PFW show alongside Helen Mirren and Jane Fonda.