Roberto Cavalli and Peter Dundas are parting ways. Dundas’ presented his last spring 20017 collection this past September in Milan.
In a statement, Gian Giacomo Ferraris, Chief Executive officer said, “On behalf of Roberto Cavalli and our shareholders, we thank Peter Dundas for his contribution to the brand, and we wish him well for his future. As Roberto Cavalli goes through a period of transformation, the design team will carry on and the appointment of a new creative director will be made in due course.”
The Norwegian designer, who was appointed Creative Director of the Florence-based company in March 2015, had also previously worked as te artistic director of Emilio Pucci, also based in Florence, since 2008.
“I want to thank Roberto Cavalli and the Group for this valuable experience and I wish them the best in their future endeavors,” said Dundas. “I am especially grateful to the ateliers and the teams who participated in this adventure.”