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How you can make wearing a mask fashionable and fun

If half your face has to be covered, you might as well make it cute

Is your mask plain black or plain white? Jon Jordan has some ideas for you.
Is your mask plain black or plain white? Jon Jordan has some ideas for you. (Stock photo/Pexels)

Wearing a mask out in public to help stop the spread of COVID-19 is just another sign of the times these days, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with it.

StyleWise style editor Jon Jordan thinks this is a perfect time to up your fashion game and get creative when it comes to wearing a face covering, and most importantly, to make it easy when making your own face mask.

Stores like Jo-Ann Fabric sell masks in really cute patterns, so that is a great way to match an outfit to a mask that has a cool print, or one that’s made out of denim.

Jordan suggest glamming up plain old black or white masks with something a little bit more exciting.

If you have a white cotton mask, why not tie-dye it? It’s a cool way to make your mask a little bit more hip, and it’s a neat activity to do with your family out in the sun.

As for a black mask, try embellishing it with a few rhinestones or jewels. Don’t go overboard with them, but a few could really make a black mask pop in the light.

The most important thing is to just make it fun. Mask-wearing has become a part of every day life for the foreseeable future, so why not make the best of the whole thing?


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