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Stuart Weitzman Exec Sues Tapestry, Morelli Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

The executive claimed in a lawsuit that he endured "numerous unwanted touchings and endless comments" from Morelli, and the conduct continued despite a complaint to human resources.
Stuart Weitzman store in Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles | Source: Courtesy
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  • Bloomberg

NEW YORK, United States — The owner of fashion brand Stuart Weitzman was sued by a footwear executive who alleged he was sexually harassed by the company's recently-departed creative director, Giovanni Morelli.

The executive, Thomas Gibb, claimed in a lawsuit filed in Manhattan state court on Tuesday that he endured "numerous unwanted touchings and endless comments" from Morelli, and the conduct continued despite a complaint to human resources.

The suit names Morelli and Tapestry Inc. as defendants.

By Christie Smythe, Kim Bhasin; Editor: David Glovin.

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