Peter Dundas is to take over as artistic director at Italian fashion house Emilio Pucci replacing Britsh designer Matthew Williamson who left in July.
Emilio Pucci, which is owned by luxury goods giant the LVMH Group, said Dundas possessed a creative talent that fitted with Pucci’s spirit of colour and modern identity. Dundas will be based in Florence and will oversee the entire creative output of the brand which operates 47 stores worldwide.
Dundas, was artistic director for Emanuel Ungaro until last year and has also worked at Roberto Cavalli as chief designer as well as doing design stints at Jean Paul Gaultier and Christian Lacroix. He is a graduate of the Parsons School of Design in New York.