Charles Daniel McDonald

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Charles Daniel McDonald
Charles Daniel McDonald in 2017
Charles Daniel McDonald

(1976-04-23) 23 April 1976 (age 48)
Occupation(s)fashion journalist, radio presenter, magazine editor-in-chief, entrepreneur, model
Years active1995–present
WebsiteOfficial website

Charles Daniel McDonald (born 23 April 1976) is a Scottish fashion journalist and digital media entrepreneur.[1]

McDonald was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Initially working across Scotland as a fashion model[2] to supplement his studies for his master's of science degree/post-graduate diploma/post-graduate certification[clarification needed] in design engineering with sustainability at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland, graduating in 2001.[3][failed verification] Instead of heading into a career commensurate with his studies he pursued fashion as a model, fashion journalist, and blogger.[4]

He received notoriety from the fashion industry through his roles as editor-in-chief of FORÇ Fashion Magazine[5] and Fashion FORÇ radio show which is currently broadcast on City FM Malaga 106.2FM[6] alongside "Charles Does Fashion" on Barcelona City FM 107.3 FM[7] and ´FashionFORÇ´ on World Radio Paris & BBC World Service DAB 202 Mhz.[8]

In addition, he writes as international luxury editor for the affluent lifestyle magazine, Alhan [9] He is also an author and critic, writing about fashion and style[10][11][12][13] where he has worked alongside design houses such as Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga and Christian Dior.

McDonald is also managing director of the Episode Fashion Management Group,[14] a fashion, communications and marketing company with headquarters in Paris which represents photographer Rory Lewis,[15] artist Lisa Keenan,[16] and cosmetic surgeon Dr. Ashish Dutta.[17] He is currently the controlling trustee of Proyecto Amistad,[18] a fashion charity which provides clothing and social welfare for homeless citizens. McDonald also acts as the international tourism ambassador for the Swiss City of Lausanne.[19]

McDonald is also represented by Citizen Model Agency in Barcelona.[20] He is a collaborator with producer and creative director Craig Wilde, working with his UK-based holistic creative agency Niltoni 360°,[21] on his work with the stars of Channel 4's "Britain's Benefit Tenants", Andrew Dyke and Alan Lee Ogden, "The Property Boyz".[22] Although his main residence is in Ibiza, he also spends his time in Barcelona and Paris, with homes and offices in each city.


  1. ^ "Charles Mcdonald". 11 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Bolton News". 21 November 2007.
  3. ^ "Forc Magazine".
  4. ^ "Look Book 360".
  5. ^ "Forc Magazine".
  6. ^ "Malaga City FM".
  7. ^ "Barcelona City FM".
  8. ^ "World Radio Paris".
  9. ^ "Alahn Magazine".
  10. ^ Professional Styling Part 1 Theory.
  11. ^ Imagination: The Professional Guide To Fashion Styling. Part 2: Training.
  12. ^ Reportage: The Complete Guide To Fashion Blogging And Social Media. Charles Daniel McDonald. 4 May 2015.
  13. ^ Intuition: The Complete Guide To Becoming A Successful Model. {{cite book}}: |website= ignored (help)
  14. ^ "Episode Fashion Management Group". Archived from the original on 1 August 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  15. ^ "Rory Lewis".[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ "Lisa Keenan".
  17. ^ "Dr Ashish Dutta".
  18. ^ "Proyecto Amistad".
  19. ^ "My Lausanne".
  20. ^ "Citizen Model Agency".[permanent dead link]
  21. ^ "Niltoni 360°".
  22. ^ "The Property Boyz".