Greenpeace finds waterway pollutants in luxury fashion brands

A man walks with a Louis Vuitton shopping bag as he leaves a Louis Vuitton store in ParisBy Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – Environmental campaign group Greenpeace has found traces of chemicals that can pollute waterways in children’s clothing and shoes made by luxury brands, challenging the sector’s reputation for higher standards than those of mass fashion. In a report issued on Monday just before Milan Fashion Week, Greenpeace said it found the substances in products from Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Versace, Hermes, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs.