Lockdown is proving fruitful for Peter Dundas, who has simply added males’s put on to his burgeoning life-style supply. He designed ladies’s pre-fall and males’s put on collectively, and the latter consists of shirts and languid tops, all with a Seventies rock ’n’ roll really feel.
Dundas had already been doing males’s bespoke items, and stated the time was proper to maneuver into ready-to-wear. “There’s a big alternative in males’s put on. Our ambitions are to turn out to be a life-style model, and we’ll be doing youngsters and residential, too,” the designer stated in a video interview from his London studio.
“My man’s a little bit of a dandy,” stated Dundas, describing his “24-hour, must-have” shirts. He labored with cotton voile, denim, leather-based and silk crepe and stated he was impressed by the Nineteen Seventies wardrobes of musicians Jimmy Web page, Rod Stewart and Eric Clapton.
Charlotte Wales, who shot the look ebook, typically exhibits the Dundas man and girl collectively sporting related designs — animal prints, free ties on the neck and laser-faded denim.
Each collections function Dundas’ new monogram, a swirling D that additionally resembles a treble clef from some angles.
The boys’s put on shirts vary between 600 euros and 1,000 euros and are produced in sizes from XS to XXL. Dundas stated he needed to make the gathering obtainable to all — not simply the slim jims. He plans so as to add males’s trousers to the combination later this yr.
He needed the ladies’s pre-collection to be comfy and helpful, and stated he was going for a “low-key glamour” that would work within the metropolis, and in nature.
“It’s the Norwegian practicality in me,” stated the designer, who labored zebra, monogram and toile de jouy patterns into fluid attire; added broderie anglaise to lengthy, breezy skirts, and slipped tailoring into the lineup with sharp blazers, belted fits and a safari jacket with an identical pencil skirt.