Whether we like it or not, face masks are here to stay. After almost a year of wearing them, this accessory has become an everyday essential. It no longer feels like a foreign object and we’re all in the habit of wearing one wherever we go. Face masks are the new hair baubles, with more appearing every time you could look for one in your bag.
Everyone from Yves Saint Laurent to Gymshark are seeing face masks, with a myriad of accessories that you can add. We’re rounding up a four of our favourite chic face masks that you’ll want to throw into your handbag (don’t forget your hand sanitizer!).
Many fashions brands have released their won face masks, using the proceeds to help fund charities as they work to lower infection rates and help families struggling in the wake of COVID-19. Tory Burch, the modern woman’s Ralph Lauren, launched their chich face mask collection in June. By the end of 2020, they had raised over $2m for the International Medical Corps and the Tory Burch Foundation for female entrepreneurs. Not only will you look chic with Tory Burch’s signature prints, but you’ll be also helping two amazing causes in the process.
Bauble Bar is everyone’s go-to choice for costume jewellery. Their face mask collection gives you every print you could ever want, from tie-dye to leopard and rose gold stars. If you’re someone who keeps losing their mask or wants to be able to put it on in a flash, Bauble Bar have a range of convertible mask chains. These accessories bring casual chic to any look. Pick up one of these chains and use them for all your masks. When the pandemic is over, you can swap the chain out and use it for your sunglasses.
The Vampire’s Wife
Do you want to add a little glamour to your pandemic wardrobe? Vampire’s Wife has cultivated an image as a brand that brings together timeless silhouettes with contemporary tailoring. Their silk face masks are unlike anything else you’ll find on the market. They come with double layered silk and are finished with ruffle edging. You even get a matching silk drawstring bag to keep this chic face mask safe in your bag between uses. These masks are cheaper than you would expect and the perfect way of investing in an accessory that you’re going to be wearing for at least the next few months.
If you really want to splurge on a face mask, look no further than Off-White. This iconic streetwear brand has brought their logos into their mask collection, allowing you to show off your loyalty to the brand wherever you go. Who said you couldn’t wear a logo on your face? The Off-White face masks are monochrome, making them easy to style with every outfit and for any occasion. If you’re a hypebeast or have $100 burning in your pocket, add this mask to your collection.
Which of these four face masks are your favourite? Are you splurging on your personal protective equipment? Do you like to add a chain to your masks?