Charles Daniel McDonald

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Charles Daniel McDonald
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Charles Daniel McDonald in 2017
BornCharles Daniel McDonald
(1976-04-23) 23 April 1976 (age 42)
Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland
OccupationFashion Journalist, Radio Presenter, Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur, Model
Years active1995–present
WebsiteOfficial website

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

He was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland. Initially working across Scotland as a Fashion Model[2] to supplement his studies for his 'MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Sustainability' at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland,graduating in 2001[3] McDonald instead of heading into a career commensurate with his studies he instead pursued fashion, both as a Model and noted Fashion Journalist and Blogger[4]

He received notoriety from the fashion industry through his prolific 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 to this, he also writes as International Luxury Editor for affluent lifestyle magazine, ALHAN [9] He is also a published Author and Critic, writing about Fashion and Style[10][11][12][13] where he has worked alongside international design houses such as Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga and Christian Dior.

As well as being a critically acclaimed journalist and author, he is also the Managing Director of the Episode Fashion Management Group (EFMG),[14] a fashion, communications and marketing company with its headquarters in Paris which represents International acclaimed Celebrity Photographer Rory Lewis[15] and Artist Lisa Keenan [16], and noted Cosmetic Surgeon Dr Ashish Dutta[17] amongst its many clients. In addition to this, he is currently the controlling trustee of fashion charity Proyecto Amistad [18], a fashion charity which provides clothing and social welfare for homeless citizens forced to live on the street. Out-with the realm of fashion, McDonald also acts as the ´International Tourism Ambassador´ for the luxury Swiss City of Lausanne[19].

A noted model he is also represented by Citizen Model Agency in Barcelona [20]. Charles is a well known collaborator of Producer and Creative Director Craig Wilde, working with his UK Based holistic creative agency Niltoni 360º,[21] notably on his work with the stars of Channel 4's 'Britain's Benefit Tenants', Property Millionaires Andrew Dyke and Alan Lee Ogden 'The Property Boyz'.[22]. Although his main residence is in Ibiza, he divides his time between Ibiza, Barcelona and Paris with homes and offices in each city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charles Mcdonald".
  2. ^ "Bolton News".
  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".
  13. ^ "Intuition: The Complete Guide To Becoming A Successful Model".
  14. ^ "Episode Fashion Management Group".
  15. ^ "Rory Lewis".
  16. ^ "Lisa Keenan".
  17. ^ "Dr Ashish Dutta".
  18. ^ "Proyecto Amistad".
  19. ^ "My Lausanne".
  20. ^ "Citizen Model Agency".
  21. ^ "Niltoni 360º".
  22. ^ "The Property Boyz".