Peter Dundas discovered the world of fashion in New York during his studies at the Parsons School of Design.
In 1992 the young creator moved to Paris where for 8 years he was assistant to the great couturier Jean-Paul Gaultier. From these years Peter Dundas will say that they have been “the best school” where he “learned the rigor and the requirement”.
Then in 2000 Peter Dundas joined the house of Christian Lacroix for ready-to-wear where he will perfect his techniques of making evening dresses. Then it was with the Italian Roberto Cavalli that he went to work in 2002 before joining Ungaro in 2006. The designer presented only one collection for Ungaro for fall winter 2006-2007 season.
At the beginning of 2008 French furrier Revillon named him at the head of the creation. Peter Dundas who grew up in Norway is familiar with the fur and uses it regularly for his creations. The same year he was appointed as artistic director at Emilio Pucci.
Peter Dundas has Evangelo Bousis, his partner in life turned partner in business. In February 2017 Dundas announced he was planning on launching a namesake label in USA.
It was a big night at the Grammys for Beyoncé, picking up the award for Best Urban Contemporary Album for Lemonade it was an even bigger night for designer Peter Dundas.
According to Peter Dundas the dress took one week to embroider with 50 people working on it constantly. It mixed Gustav Klimt influence, Art Deco motifs inspired by Erté, and lyrics from Beyonce’s song “Love Drought.” Sun rays symbolize the African goddess Oshun. Dundas also added two cherubs on the hips dressed in ivy and Beyoncé’s face on the center.