Our pick of the best stylish reusable face masks on the market…
By Philippa Thomas
To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus, it’s now mandatory to wear protective face-coverings when visiting shops and supermarkets throughout England. While surgical-grade personal protective equipment should remain reserved for frontline workers, reusable fabric masks can be bought from a number of retailers. They’re washable, so there’s no plastic waste, and there are plenty of cute designs too. Here’s where to find them.
Where to Buy Stylish Reusable Face Masks
Little Mistress is aiming to raise £5 million for NHS Charities Together with their Rainbow Thank You range of clothing and accessories. 100% of all profits go directly to the trust and included in the collection are these soft touch face masks with a pretty rainbow design.
£19 for 3; little-mistress.com
For a sumptuously soft and luxurious reusable mask, look no further than Lookfantastic’s slip face covering. The carefully crafted accessory is made from a pure mulberry silk outer shell with a breathable cotton lining, available in selection of beautiful colours including dusty pink and leopard print.
These environmentally-friendly face masks are made from the end of Boden’s jersey fabric rolls. Each set of three masks has a mystery mix of vibrant colours and prints, so while you can’t pick the exact shade, you’re guaranteed to receive a zero-waste mask in a lovely design.
£20 for 3; boden.co.uk
As the go-to for pretty prints, Anthropologie does not disappoint with their range of beautiful face masks. Crafted from soft, organic cotton, this trio of non-medical face coverings offers a comfortable fit and can be easily washed after each wear. All profits from the masks will be donated to NHS Charities Together.
£18.00 for 3; anthropologie.com
Accessorise while staying safe with one of Mango’s charming gingham face masks. Not only are they on trend, but they have a 90% filtration efficiency rate and are officially regulated by the EU’s Textile Technological Institute.
£12.99 for 2; shop.mango.com
Florence Bridge’s beautifully designed face masks have a more feminine look, inspired by ballet slippers. The London-based designer has created face masks with fully adjustable straps using her signature silk fabrics. All the masks are made in the UK.
Topshop’s We’re in This Together face mask supports NHS Charities Together with 100% of profits going to the trust. We love the bold black and white design and positivity-spreading slogan, but snap this one up soon – the brand’s leopard-print and paisley bandana masks have already sold out.
The Bias Cut
The Bias Cut’s Ageism Is Never In Style face coverings are handmade in London to order and have a cute hand-drawn-style star print. They are made from soft stretchy jersey fabric for a snug, comfortable fit. £5 from each mask sold gets donated to Charity Hospice UK, the national charity for hospice and palliative care.
Cocorose London’s cotton face masks come in a range of country-inspired prints including floral designs and polka dots. Each covering comes with a matching pouch so that when not being worn, the mask can be easily be popped inside without contaminating the inside of a bag or pocket. After the journey home, they can be put straight in the washing machine. All profits from the masks go to Honeypot, a children’s mental health charity which provides annual countryside respite breaks for young carers looking after parents and siblings.
Natalie B Coleman
These limited-edition face masks are the creation of Dublin-based designer Natalie B Coleman. Her unique ‘Love’ design, inspired by pop-art, makes for a stylish standout face covering, plus a share of the profit from each mask goes to Women’s Aid in Dublin.
Handmade by local seamstresses in Somerset, Pearl Lowe’s beautiful silk face masks are the perfect summer accessory. They are available in a gorgeous range of Liberty prints and have been seen on likes of Amber Heard amongst other style icons. Their lightweight fabric makes them an effortlessly luxe, easy-to-wear option for daytime wear.
Le Colonel are purveyors are the finest Liberty-print accessories from across the channel. The French brand specialises in hand crafting small luxury goods, from bow-ties to bracelets, in all manner of floral fabrics. Their latest addition to the collection is a new range of face coverings. Available in both child and adult sizes, these masks are a great way to cover up in style.
From £20 for 2; lecolonelmoutarde.com
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