Eric Charles-Donatien is a designer-plumassier graduated from the Ecole Duperré and the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne. He studied in the workshops and studios of Hermès and Hanae Mori in order to acquire knowledge of luxury materials. He joined the famous French plumber André Lemarié as an assistant. Then, he was promoted to head the artistic direction of La Maison Lemarié, which gave him 13 years of collaboration with major firms such as Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Jean Paul Gaultier, Roger Vivier, Vera Wang and Roberto Cavalli. In 2010, Eric Charles-Donatien founded his company, a true creativity laboratory and developed MOYE & DA, his brand of custom accessories capsule. It combines originality and knowledge of materials, enhancing French craftsmanship by bringing together the worlds of fashion, design and interior design.
In 2017, New Yorker magazine devoted 10 pages to him, addressing his passion for Nature and his atypical career.
He is the author of a permanent work on one of the ceilings of the famous Hôtel de Crillon palace in Paris and is one of the speakers for the opening of the exceptional exhibition on haute couture at MUGLER, which will begin in Montreal in March 2019, addressing the precious link between the fashion designer and the craftsman.