Now that it has sunk in that mandatory wearing of masks will be with us for some time, masks are moving beyond surgical and bandana-ish into serious style and design. There’s been a boom in independent mask-makers. Etsy features so many mask options, wading through them can make your head spin.
The best round-up we’ve seen is by Vogue magazine, whose editors compiled 100 variations on the theme of masks, some quite beautiful, from $5 to $80 dollars.
The Roopa Pemmaraju hand-embroidered reusable face mask, above, is a minor work of art…
Kit Made hydrangea reusable face covering
…girly Lele Sadoughi masks
We’re thinking GREAT. Nice looking masks will be a welcome relief from the stark strangeness of surgical masks and those black Darth Vader-ish ones. Once we get our act a little more together, maybe we’ll figure it out…