Face masks are on the back-to-school shopping list now that BC has announced they will be mandatory in schools when physical distancing can’t be maintained. A few local designers here in Vancouver have added some fun prints and comfortable styles to their fall collection. One thing to note, none of these are intended for medical use.
Locally designed masks for kids
Lav and Kush
Lav and Kush love their accessories so adding masks alongside their scrunchie collection was an easy decision. Designed and manufactured in Vancouver, masks are soft, stretchy and stylish, made from 92% Bamboo French Terry and 8% spandex. They are washable, breathable, and reusable.
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When masks were becoming the norm, PK Beans founder Traci Costa sewed herself one from some old PK Beans fabric. She made some for her daughters and then friends and by popular demand is now making them available for the whole PK Beans community. Made from Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified fabrics, they’re ultra comfy for sensitive faces.
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Lennon and Lime
The requests for masks were flooding in to Lennon and Lime before face coverings were a regular sight around Vancouver. With her three year old as her kiddie model, founder Lindsay has found a style that fits, and stays on. No two items are the same and these custom fabrics make mask wearing a little more fun.
Jenn Wint is a writer, communications strategist and a public relations specialist. She is passionate about storytelling and community. Jenn lives in East Vancouver with her husband, 3yo son and 1yo daughter. You’ll find them hanging around Vancouver’s playgrounds, water parks, coffee shops and anywhere that bakes fresh cookies in-house!