fur, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, animal cruelty, skin trade

If there’s one trend that’s held up over the years, fur has definitely been unfaltering – and this winter season is no exception. As many of use settle into the early stages of what’s set to be a series of cold months, fur has been making a major comeback as one of the season’s statement pieces. But in a world where we claim to be more enlightened, it’s hard to believe that there are still countless hands reaching for racks populated with freshly pulled pelts. In fact, just over a week ago AM New York’s Daily Chic Report dedicated a five-page spread to all things fur. So what’s the driving force behind this distasteful trend? Read ahead for the shocking stats that are sure get you thinking twice about coveting a dead animal.