Animal embroideries have been trending in fashion trends since the 1980s.
Animal design was popularized by animal activist, designer, and activist, Anna Wintour, who founded the Animal Liberation Front in 1972.
Animal rights activist, animal rights activist and author, Naomi Klein also embraced animal designs as a way to speak out against animal exploitation.
Animal designs are made by hand in the USA.
According to the American Animal Medical Association, the industry has about 2.2 million employees and an annual sales of $3.4 billion.
The United Nations estimated in 2013 that the global market for animal apparel and accessories is valued at $13.4 trillion, which is almost twice the market for clothing and shoes.