Thomas Gibb, VP of product development and production for footwear for Stuart Weitzman, has sued parent company Tapestry Inc., alleging former creative director Giovanni Morelli repeatedly sexually harassed him.
The New York-based lifestyle group announced the resignation of the Italian designer from its Stuart Weitzman footwear brand on Monday, citing unspecified workplace misconduct as the reason for the departure.
Handbag maker Tapestry Inc., formerly Coach, reported a drop in third-quarter margins and a steeper-than-expected decline in same-store sales in its Kate Spade business on Tuesday, sending its shares down 11 percent.
The New York-based fashion group announced on Tuesday that Eraldo Poletto will take on the role of CEO and brand president of footwear label Stuart Weitzman, succeeding Wendy Kahn who is leaving the company.
Luxury shoe brand Stuart Weitzman stepped intoNYFW for the first time with a brand new creative director who added chunkier heels designed for comfort to the brand’s signature collection of sky high heels and boots.