When handed lemons, make lemonade right? Wearing a face mask in shops has now become the norm as we fight away the possible second wave of Covid-19, so let’s do it in style!
For the first time in my life, I have bought myself a mask that actually matches a dress and I feel great about it. Not only am I helping keep the virus at bay, but feeling fashionable at the same time.
And who knew taking off the face mask when leaving a shop would be the new taking off a bra at the end of the day?
Here are some of my favourite masks… high end to high street –
Kurt Geiger is donating 100 per cent of profits from its We Are One collection to NHS Charities Together, emblazoned with a colourful sentiment of unity that’s sure to have onlookers smiling beneath their masks. £15
Pacamask – possibly my fave collection of masks (check out all their cool designs). The face coverings are made with an antibacterial silver ion fabric, which kills 99 per cent of bacteria for up to 50 washes. £17.95
SPACE NK – Reuseable silk face covering £39
NUDEA – Designed as a barrier-mask, the NUDEA mask is designed to offer a sustainable, reusable approach to covering up. Colours pink and forest green £16
BODEN – pack of 5 £30
River Island £6
Little Mistress X Kindred Rainbow THANK YOU NHS black face mask made from 100% organic cotton, which donates all proceeds after cost to NHS Charities Together. They are available to buy in packs of 3, 10, 20 and 50, starting at £19
ASOS – For every sale of their masks, ASOS will donate £1 to Oxfam’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Appeal. But be quick, they sell out fast! £12
Revolve -Love the wording on this one, £16
Go Outdoors – this chute is a lot more versatile and can be used as a neck warner and hair band as well as a face mask £6
M&S pack of 5 £9.50
Anthropology set of 3 £18
NosiLife infinity Scarf £17.50
Adidas – pack of 3 £12.95
Casetify – For every cloth mask sold by Casetify, they donate one to a healthcare worker £12
Under Armour – the facemask for athletes £26
Sir Peter Blake – Designed by the iconic English pop artist Sir Peter Blake in aid of Comic Relief 2020, the prints are reflective of the sense of community and togetherness many have felt across the UK over recent months. £9.99 for 3 at TKMaxx
Olivia Bonos – A mix of animal print, gingham and plain patterns bring Oliver Bonas’ take on the reusable face coverings to life – a nifty three-pack that’ll add some versatility to your outfits. From every sale, £4 will be donated to the brand’s charity of choice, UK Youth, which enables services to empower young people to build brighter futures, regardless of their circumstances. £16 for 3
Urban Outfitters‘ reusable masks come in wearable shades of black and grey or a choice of pastels, which are particularly summer-friendly. And, for every mask sold, £1 will be donated to. charity. £10
Scribbler – There’s no getting around the fact that there will be times a mask isn’t exactly the best fit for your summer styling. This mask is very upfront about any clashes this new essential might bring to your outfit. Unless you’re leaving the house in a hot-pink co-ord, that is. £8.99.
Great British designer face coverings by Julien Macdonald and Rixo and Liam Hodges. £15
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