Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Face Masks as a Fashion Item

One of the most interesting fashion accessories I've seen here in Vietnam is the Face Mask. Originally utilized for hygiene and as a protection from pollution, these masks have now become a serious fashion item where the wearer can express their individuality. Some styles are shaped to mold the face, while other masks are creatively put together from a handkerchief or other source.

Here are a few examples:

1 comment:

Star said...

Unless the masks are of a particular fabric/non-fabric, according to newspaper reports they do absolutely nothing at all...the most dangerous pollution particles are so small that they slip right through normal textiles and typical surgical masks. What are these masks made out of?