Charles van Maarschalkerweerd Borg was born October 29, 1968, in Malta, and Ron van Maarschalkerweerd Borg was born September 13, 1971, in Holland. Charles learned his tailoring skills as a young boy from his relatives who were expert dressmakers and Ron studied economy and human resource management.
Charles and Ron met in Amsterdam in 1992 and Ron moved to Malta shortly afterwards. The designers and founders are mostly self–taught and established C&R as Malta’s leading fashion house. Charles & Ron are pioneers in the Maltese fashion scene and the first brand to draw inspiration from Malta and its surroundings. Since 2014 the designers have consistently shown their collections during New York and Los Angeles fashion week, and the designers are regular guests at fashion weeks throughout Europe.
Charles & Ron’s Malta-inspired designs truly have an international appeal as they have recently been seen on international celebs like; Alessandra Ambrosio, Ariana Grande, Avril Lavigne, Fireboy , Carrie Underwood, Chloe Bailey, the cast from Bling Empire, the cast from Never Have I Ever, MYA , Brigitte Nielsen, Jessie J., Kelly Rowland, Ally Brooke (Fifth Harmony), Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child) , Ashanti, Tinashe, Kelsey Ballerini, Game of Thrones actress Nathalie Emmanuel, Chaka Khan, Lauryn Hill, Jessica Pimentel and Brenda Song among many others.