Charles Daniel McDonald
Charles Daniel McDonald is a Scottish fashion journalist, presenter and digital media entrepreneur.
He was born in Greenock, Scotland. Initially working across Europe as a Fashion Model to supplement his studies for his MSC in Building Design Engineering at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, graduating in 2001. Instead of heading into a career commensurate with his studies he instead pursued fashion, both as a Model and noted Fashion Journalist and Blogger.
He received notoriety from the fashion industry through his prolific roles as Editor-In-Chief of FORÇ Fashion Magazine and FASHIONmode which is currently broadcast on World Radio Paris / Monaco / BBC World Service DAB 202 Mhz. Before this, McDonald previously held the roles of fashion Director for his FashionFORÇ show on City FM Malaga 106.2FM and ‘Charles Does Fashion’ on Barcelona City FM 107.3 FM.
In addition to TV and broadcast presenting, he also writes as International Luxury Editor for affluent lifestyle magazine, ALHAN. He is also a published Author and Critic, writing about Fashion and Style 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 IMAGINATION HEADQUARTERS, a fashion, communications and marketing company with its headquarters in Paris which represents International acclaimed Celebrity Raphael Pathe, award winning Scottish artist Artist Lisa Keenan and noted Cosmetic Surgeon Dr Ashish Dutta among its many clients.
In addition to this, he is currently the controlling trustee of fashion charity Proyecto Amistad, 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.
A noted model he is also represented by Citizen Model Agency in Barcelona. Charles is a well known collaborator of holistic creative agency Niltoni 360º – noted mostly for their work with the stars of Channel 4’s ‘Britain’s Benefit Tenants’, Property Millionaires Andrew Dyke and Alan Lee Ogden ‘The Property Boyz’. Although his main residence is in Barcelona, he divides his time between Paris and London with homes and offices in each city.