Roberto Cavalli Announces Peter Dundas as New Creative DirectorNorwegian designer and former creative director of Emilio Pucci, Peter Dundas, has been announced as the new creative director for the Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli. Dundas was the creative director of Emilio Pucci since 2008, but will leave the position immediately in favor of his new position at Roberto Cavalli.
Peter Dundas with Anna Wintour after his final show for Pucci. Image via Instagram
Dundas previously served as the brand’s chief designer from 2002-2005. About his return, Dundas said, “This is a homecoming for me. It is an honour for me to continue to evolve the wonderful world of Roberto Cavalli and I am very excited by the possibilities and potential of this unique brand. I cannot wait to get started." After leaving Roberto Cavalli in 2005, Dundas worked for Emanuel Ungaro until his most recent position at Emilio Pucci.
Anja Rubik backstage in a Pucci dress designed by Dundas. Image via Instagram
Many in the industry speculated that Dundas’ Pucci show in Milan last month would be his last for the label, and now those rumors have been confirmed. Dundas’ first show in his new position for Roberto Cavalli will be held during fashion week in September.