My Empirical Life was born as an outlet for her creative passion for writing and photography. Initially, M.E.L was created as a hobby that utilised her love of travel, food and music until she was approached by Australian Vogue to become a regular online fashion contributor at the end of 2012. Since then Tanja has collaborated with such clients as, Alexander McQueen, Tiffany & Co, SK-II, Swarovski, Longines, Tommy Hilfiger, Thomas Saboo, Jets swimwear, Clinique, Witchery, Wella, Cartier, Woolmark, Seed, Gucci, Bec & Bridge, Maybelline, Dyson, Toyota, Magnum, Coach and Louis Vuitton. Tanja was the Australian ambassador for the global shopping site Farfetch for the entire duration of their Global Ambassadorship program 2014-2017. She celebrates 23 years in the fashion industry this year.
Tanja works with several charities close to her heart , appearing in and supporting the Witchery Ovarian Cancer Campaign and also endorsing initiatives for Plan For Girls , Greenpeace and WWF.