MILAN — The Roberto Cavalli Group confirmed Thursday that it doesn’t use sandblasting to treat denim.
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The Italian fashion firm joins several other companies such as Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Versace, Levi’s and H&M in the campaign against the process.
The Clean Clothes Campaign has lobbied for denim firms to ban the practice, contending it can cause silicosis, a lethal pulmonary disease.