Although we’ve just been informed that most areas will transition to a modified enhanced community quarantine (what a mouthful), people are still dreading how life will be after it’s lifted. The “new normal” would consist of us wearing masks and practicing social distancing whenever we step out of our homes. And because surgical and N95 masks are primarily for frontliners and sick people, the demand for reusable masks has gone to a whole new level. Here are some designer brands you might want to consider buying:
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📢 Our handloomed VINTA Face Masks are BACK. On top of the Paracelis Face Masks, we’ve added a new, green and yellow weave pattern option from Kalanguya, a region also in northern Cordilleras.⠀ ⠀ $20 from each mask purchase will go toward @pagasa.ph and Save a Trike — two organizations with fast-moving, on the ground efforts in Metro Manila and the surrounding areas to provide financial support, as well as food packs for the most vulnerable daily-wage earners with no means to feed their families during this pandemic. $20 can feed one family for one week. Shop yours now via link in bio before it’s all sold out. #modernfilipiniana #facemask #feedthepeople
Hand-loomed with love, VINTA uses an assortment of locally sourced woven materials to produce face masks. Aside from providing an alternative to surgical and N95 masks , the brand donates $20 from each sale to PAGASA and Save A Trike, two organizations that provide financial support to those who live off daily wages.
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RESTOCKED: VR Masks (Set of 3) by @vina.romero. Masks are water repellant and features ear savers design straps to prolong mask wear. Shop: Link in bio. – 𝗕𝗮𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗠𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 is a digital marketplace where independent designers, streetwear brands and other fashion lifestyle businesses can come together, co-exist. It is where patronizing and shopping well-designed products doesn't have to be a guilty pleasure. The fashion systen isn't perfect… but maybe we can find a loophole. . You are supporting businesses by consuming products and goods, giving jobs and all while giving importance to artistic value. All through conscious consumption. All purchases on the website will always have % for our CSR Fund.. ———– About 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝘀𝗸𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗠𝗮𝘀𝗸𝘀 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁: For every purchase of facemasks from your favorite brands, we will be using our @basicmovement Marketplace Commission fees in donating five (5) N95 Masks to our front liners through the Faceshield Drive Plus Team. . Fashion & design has always been a reflection of the times. During this uncertain year of our lives, we would like to support our front liners and also keep creativity alive and still put artistry in the forefront. More than ever, the creative industries are the most heavily impacted by this pandemic in both the short term and long run. For a limited time and quantity we will be featuring designed, non-medical grade, reusable face masks by brands and designers such as @proudrace, @raxenne, @_ha.mu_, @vina.romero and @randolfclothing. Shop at www.basicmovement.ph #masksformasksproject #facemasks
Basic Movement is a digital marketplace for independent designers and streetwear brands. A number of their designers offered to produce masks, with a percentage of the sales going to their CSR initiative of providing N95 masks to frontliners. I personally like the one made by Vina Romero, which is water repellent and has ear-friendly straps.
Just like many businesses, TOQA’s operations have been compromised due to the quarantine. In order to continue to support their staff, they decided to keep their workshop open and produce reusable masks. They have two varieties: one with regular loops and another with strings (which some have discovered to be multi-functional).
EC doesn’t just make reusable masks. They currently offer the ultimate quarantine package which includes three masks, 10 extra fillers, a refillable spray bottle and a pouch to fit all your grocery run essentials. For every purchase, they’re donating 10 cloth masks to PAGASA for the survival kits they’re putting together.
Both stylish and useful, TREK’s reflective masks are perfect for those who travel by bikes, electric scooters and the like. It helps them keep safe from road accidents, especially at night. They’re also waterproof, which is great for those who easily sweat. Besides selling masks, they also accept donations for frontliners in San Rafael, Bulacan.
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