Tess Amodeo-Vickery lives and writes in Rome, Italy, where she is the Global Fashion Director for Runway Passport (www.runwaypassport.com). Recently, Tess wrote and edited documentary shooting treatments for National Geographic Television and Discovery Channel US. Her work has been published in GOOD Magazine, The Guardian and Kunstpedia, among others, and was recently featured in Romeing magazine and InRomeNow.com. Her undergraduate thesis, When In Rome, earned her University Honors from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Tess is the front woman for Roman jazz ensemble, Bixilander Swing Orchestra, and shares a birthday with Coco Chanel. Email for freelance coverage in Italy and greater Europe.