Can face masks truly be fashionable and chic? More importantly, should they?


In September 2019, during the Spring/Summer 2020 runway presentations, Marine Serre showed anti-pollution masks. Photo: AFP

Restrictive, disruptive to women's beauty routines, and, frankly, less than aesthetically pleasing, masks are essential for halting – or at least slowing down – the Covid-19 pandemic.

Having understood this, some designer labels have turned them into chic – if not outright luxurious – accessories, with models offered at several hundred dollars... per unit.

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