The Most Stylish Face Masks to Use Now
It seems like for the unforeseeable future face masks are going to be part of our daily outfit. So, if we must use them, at least, they should be the most stylish face masks! For now, and until an undetermined time, we will have to use face masks to go outside, even for walks and runs. And for that reason, they’re starting to become, for some people, a highly sought after style statement. The best face masks for civilians to wear are cloth, so let’s keep the surgical ones for the healthcare professionals. Scroll on for a look at our favorite face mask styles.
The Most Stylish Face Masks
Eugenia Kim joined the efforts to support safety and our essential workers by creating handmade masks using recycled material from their Spring 2020 Collection.
Brooklyn based Susana Lee Taylor, renowned for her beautiful natural dyed textiles and luxurious sleep masks (check out Earthen Warrior), began making stunning face masks soon after COVID-19 hit NYC. Nourishing plant dyed silk for your face awaits!
Stefana Tabacaru’s luxurious swimwear brand added these adorable floral face masks to their offerings shortly after the pandemic hit. Each mask is made out of upcycled materials from their current collection, reusable, washable, and double-layered with cotton on the inside and sustainable recycled water-resistant fabric on the outside. While a slot in between the two fabrics allows for a filer. 20% of all mask sales are donated to The Los Angeles Foodbank which is a part of Feeding America.
American luxury house St. John is now offering sassy face masks from their gorgeous soft and flexible knit piques.
The Los Angeles-based fashion brand MISA partnered with L.A. Protects to produce non-medical grade masks for essential businesses and in limited quantities to the general public.
Sanctuary’s Essential Lifestyle Fashion Mask is designed to create a barrier to protect you from the environment around you, while also making you feel confident. This unisex PPE mask comes in an assortment of our stylish signature prints as seen on celebrities like Ben Affleck, Ana De Armas, and Alessandra Ambrosio.
The NYC-based women’s wear and accessories brand Proenza Schouler introduced seven limited-edition masks crafted from archival collection fabric in support of relief efforts for their community. 100% of net proceeds will be donated to the New York City Mayor’s Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund.
MasQd is a female and minority-owned small business founded in early 2020 to help out with the nationwide mask shortage. With each mask purchase on Masqd.com, you are supporting the jobs of hundreds of garment workers. The Masqd factory is an approved manufacturer of LA Protects: A collective of LA manufacturers approved by the mayor of Los Angeles to produce non-medical masks.
Raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Karina Grimaldi took her business vision and her fashion sense to Miami in 2003, where she launched her namesake brand, Karina Grimaldi.
Made with heart and soul in Los Angeles, CA from up-cycled fabrics used in our yoga clothing. Onzie has donated thousands of masks to local hospitals! Proceeds will be donated to healthcare workers across America through a donation to the Center For Disaster Philanthropy.
Words by Rita Archer