When the call came for designers to begin creating masks and protective gear for healthcare workers, fashion names from LVMH to L.L. Bean stepped in to help. With masks being a requirement in many public settings, our favorite up-and-coming fashion brands are have begun offering inventive options that go beyond a bandana.
Below, some of our favorite designers, from L.A. to Detroit to Rhode Island to Paris, who are creating their own non-medical fashion face masks, many of them with charitable components. Staying safe in style, helping out a small business, and giving back to those in need? That’s a win-win-win.
Barbara Kruger “Untitled (Better Safe Than Sorry)” Mask
Handmade by Citizens of Humanity in Los Angeles and designed by world-famous artists like Barbara Kruger and Alex Israel, these masks directly supports the Museum of Contemporary Art.
More Joy Face Mask
Buy this mask alongside merch from Christopher Kane’s More Joy collection.
Red Ruffle Face Mask
Tia Adeola has a cult following for her ruffled confections, and her always-sold-out masks follow suit.
For an elevated boho vibe, look to Ulla Johnson’s cloth face masks. One hundred percent of the proceeds from each mask will be donated to City Harvest and our neighbors at the Bowery Mission.
If you’re still not over tie dye, John Elliot’s three-packs are for you. Ten percent of sales will be donated to UCLA Health Research & Education.
Made in New York, 100% of profits from Tombolo’s face masks will be donated a charity at the intersection of racial justice and COVID-19 Relief. As an added bonus, they also have shirts to match.
Camel Pique Animal Print Care Mask
This 3D-printed knit mask takes a walk on the wild side.
Face Mask Meadow Teal
Erdem’s graphic face masks are made using the leftover fabric from the brand’s pre-fall collection with all proceeds made from purchase going directly to the National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal.
Adult 5-Pack Reusable Anti-Bacterial Face Masks
For a heavy-duty designer mask, try 3.1 Phillip Lim’s. They are made from surgical grade two-ply 100% cotton and treated with Patented Fuze Pathogen Control, which mechanically kills 99.9% of harmful pathogens.
KAILUA Face Mask
Diarra Blu’s beautiful cotton masks are handmade in their atelier in Dakar, Senega using fabric scraps from their womenswear clothes.
Do you live for the drama? Then you need Christie Brown’s stencil masks.
Poplin Mask Set
Opt for tropical prints with Staud’s reusable styles.
Silk Face Mask
If your skin is super sensitive, try silk.
Logo-Print Face Mask
Protective Face Masks
These non-medical grade masks are too cute to pass up.
Liberty Print Face Mask, Set of 2
Jennifer Behr repurposed Liberty of London fabric to make these masks, where 25 percent of the profits will be donated to Direct Relief.org, which helps equip health professionals in resource-poor communities.
Missoni’s famous prints look great as bikinis, blankets, and now, face masks.
Pastel Tie Dye Face Coverings
For those who miss summer camp, these tie-dyed and beaded masks are perfect.
Here’s another precious style made with leftover Loveshackfancy fabric.
Cotton Citizen’s well-made masks come in a range of subtle tie dye prints.
The Floral Face Mask Two-Pack
Ten percent of the sales of Everlane’s masks will be donated from the ACLU.
For ever five masks purchased from Selva Negra, the indie label will be donating one mask to those in need.
Obsessed with Dusen Dusen’s Insta-fave bed sheets? You’ll love these graphic prints.
The Danish brand is donating the profits from its upcycled deadstock masks to WHO’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
Upcycled Face Mask
In a sea of printed options, minimalists will be drawn to the unfussy design. Carrasco is donating 10€ from each sale to Fundació Ared, which helps women at risk for domestic violence due to the lockdown.
100% Sustainable Face Masks
The maternity line has expanded into masks which are made from sustainable cupro fabric.
The swim label’s upcycled, sustainable masks come in a fun ’90’s throwback print, and the brand is donating 20% of its mask sales to The Los Angeles Food Bank.
Get in on the ongoing tie dye trend with Ryan Porter’s masks. For each one sold, the brand is donating one to an essential worker.
The Colombian designer’s whimsically printed masks are made from fabrics recycled from her past collections.
Fabric Mask Set
For every pack sold, the brand is donating a pack of medical masks to healthcare workers through Masks4Medicine.
Bisous Mask 4-Pack
The L.A. favorite’s masks are made from remnant and deadstock fabric, and the brand is donating masks to essential workers.
Fashion Face Mask With Bows
Hillary Taymour is using deadstock fabric from past collections to create these maximalist masks. For each mask purchased, she will be providing 5 masks to healthcare professionals in New York City.
Designer James Flemons will donate N95 masks to essential workers for each mask purchased.
Japanese Vintage Cotton Masks, 3-Pack
VPL’s masks get extra sustainability points: they’re made from vintage Japanese cotton.
Blue Reiko Hand-Batik Cotton Face Mask
The hand-dyed batik masks are created from locally sourced Ghanian cotton.
Floral Painting Black Face Mask
A portion of the proceeds will benefit health care workers in New York and New Jersey and the International Rescue Fund’s COVID-19 fund for refugee families.
Pink Wool Boucle/Cotton Mask
The “Uptown Girl” of masks. Proceeds from sales go to procuring and funding PPE for those who need it.
A DIOP Facemask
The Detroit label is giving back to the community by donating a portion of its mask proceeds to Feed the Frontlines, a charity supporting local restaurants and providing meals to emergency personnel.
Reusable Non-Medical Grade Face Masks
The Florence, AL brand is also offering online tutorials on making DIY masks.
Handmade Face Cover
Located in Providence, R.I., the brand is donating a portion of these bandana-style masks to people in need in their community.
For Days mask
The circular fashion startup is sewing masks for postal workers, healthcare professionals, and other essential workers in L.A. If you buy a 5-pack, they will donate 5 more masks to this initiative.
The Sustainable Mask
The L.A. label is making its masks from deadstock cotton, featuring its signature retro floral prints. For every 5 masks purchased, 5 will be donated to essential workers in need.
Vintage Fabric Covid Masks
The designer is donating mask sets to essential workers and unhoused people in Downtown Los Angeles.
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