Following months of rumours and speculation, ex-Pucci artistic director Peter Dundas has been apppointed Roberto Cavalli's new creative director – effective immediately.

His first collection for the Italian fashion house will be unveiled at Milan Fashion Week in September for the Spring/Summer 16 season. The Norwegian-born creative had been working as the artistic director for Emilio Pucci since 2008, succeeding Matthew Williamson.

According to reports, ex-Schiaparelli creative Marco Zanini and MSGM's head honcho Massimo Giorgetti are both in the running for the empty Pucci seat following Dundas' exit... Watch this space.