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, everyone from storied fashion houses to our favorite up-and-coming brands are 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.
The only thing worse than starting something and failing… is not starting something.