Doina Ciobanu is a London-based fashion blogger turned model. Described as having one of the strongest personal brands in the United Kingdom’s fashion industry, as well as being one of the “biggest influences” upon it, Ciobanu has modeled and collaborated with a list of luxury fashion brands that includes Agent Provocateur, Burberry, and Versace.
First modeling in Moldova, Ciobanu’s management teams transitioned her work to include modeling on a larger scale as of 2015. She subsequently fronted campaigns for luxury brands including Agent Provocateur, Bobbi Brown, Burberry, Degrisogno, Dior, Fendi, L’Oréal, Jimmy Choo, Paul Smith, and Versace.
Her style and, separately, her modeling work have seen her featured in print in titles such as Elle, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Tatler, The Telegraph, and international editions of Vogue. Ciobanu has also attracted the attention of men’s press, ranking amongst the AskMen’s Top 99 women of 2016, being labelled amongst “the most beautiful” bloggers by GQ Mexico, and becoming a regular in the British edition GQ, oft-featured as their ‘Hottest Women of the Week’ and at their social events.
Ciobanu was born in Chișinău, living there till she was 19 before moving to Bucharest and subsequently London.
Having turned down a position at the University of Paris, Ciobanu corresponded to complete a long-distance bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from the Free International University of Moldova instead.
Based in London, she maintains an interest in politics in Moldova and has stated that she would return there to be active in it. Ciobanu speaks English, Romanian and Russian, and is currently learning French and Spanish.