€1.7 million worth of fake Chanel and Louis Vuitton seized

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03 March 2016

The Fashion Law reports that over €1.7 million worth of fake goods were seized, while being transported from China into countries like Ukraine, Germany and Romania. Among the items were major brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel. 

Chanel & Louis Vuitton
The confiscated lot was made up out of shoes, eyewear and bags, all posed as authentic designer items. It's not uncommon to see brands like Chanel, Dior and Louis Vuitton being copied. Louis Vuitton is the 6th most counterfeited brand, while Chanel holds the 6th place on the most copied label, according to the World Trademark Review.