Christopher McDonnell

M.Des., Royal College of Art

"To ensure that the SCAD mission of preparing students for a professional career in fashion is carried through in an educational, innovative and exciting manner. To have students respect and appreciate the substantial knowledge I acquired as a designer, director, course leader and fashion editor. To impart the experience, nurtured from more than 30 years working in the fashion industry and have students say 'Thank you for your assistance, advice and, above all, your professionalism.' The numerous 'thank-you' letters I have received speak volumes!"

Christopher McDonnell | Fashion professor

Awards, recognition and honors

UK Designer of the Year

Previous Positions

Course leader, Northbrook College; fashion director, Paul Stuart Inc.; course director/creative director, Scandinavian International Design Centre; design studio head, Alfred Dunhill Ltd.; general manager, design and development, Myer; director of design and development, R.H. Macy & Co.; joint managing director, Christopher McDonnell Ltd.; fashion editor, Harper's Queen Magazine