Cover Photo: Innai & Co

More than a year into the pandemic, face masks are an essential part of our daily wear. With style in mind, these local fashion designers have come up with cloth face masks—that can also be worn over a surgical mask—to keep you protected and your outfits elevated at all times.

Updated on 24 May 2021

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Farah Khan

These stylish face masks with eye-catching prints and gorgeous detailing from Farah Khan's New World Essentials collection come with a complimentary face shield for double protection. 

Purchase online here.

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Made of a blend of wool and viscose with luxurious satin silk lining, the Woo Mask has both comfort and style. This protective accessory is reusable and comes in different colours and designs. 

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Cassey Gan

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Photo: Cassey Gan
Above Photo: Cassey Gan

Featuring the colourful and quirky designs that Cassey Gan is known for, these CG cotton masks will brighten any outfit. 

Purchase online here.

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Innai & Co

Made from upcycled fabrics, the Innai Bloom mask comprises of three breathable layers with a floral design on the outside, a soft liner that allows for an air filter, and a luxurious satin inner layer that guarantees comfort. Each mask comes with a matching zipped pouch.

Purchase online here

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Khoon Hooi

Another designer using upcycled fabrics from their archives is Khoon Hooi. These washable face masks feature dual-layer protection with an inside slip opening for a disposable filter. It has a built-in nose clip and an adjustable stopper for the straps to ensure comfort. It also comes with a complimentary 5-layer refillable filter.

Purchase online here

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Bernard Chandran

Inspired by a mask worn Michael Jackson, this face mask was initially showcased as part of Bernard Chandran’s runway show in 2010. Now, the designer has reimagined it for the coronavirus era.

Made from breathable woven fabric, the face masks comes with two design options — a tie-on version and an ear-loop version. Available in a variety of colours, each mask comes with two non-woven fabric disposable filter refills made from an anti-air absorbent and anti-liquid absorbent material. 

It is recommended that the mask be hand-washed daily with mild detergent and hung out to dry completely before reusing it.

Purchase online here.

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Photo: @khirkhalid / Instagram
Above Photo: @khirkhalid / Instagram
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The Batik Boutique

Charming traditional batik patterns appear on these reusable masks. Each are made of two layers of 100 per cent cotton fabric with an envelope for PPE filter and come in biodegradable and reusable cornstarch pouch. 

Purchase online here.

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We love these charming gingham face masks from Whimsigirl, which come with a pocket for filter insert for optimal protection. They also offer a variety of designs from their Core, Stripes and Botanica series.

Purchase online here

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Melinda Looi

Each of Looi's limited edition handmade batik fabric mask is composed of three layers and a pocket for the filter. Designed in modern, bright and abstract patterns, they are washable and also come with an adjustable nose wire and extra long fabric straps to ensure better comfort.

Purchase online here

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Jovian Mandagie

Comes in multiple designs—velvet, monogrammed, embellished with crystals and more— Jovian's masks are washable and stretchable for the perfect fit and protection.

Purchase online here

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Photo: Jovian Mandagie
Above Photo: Jovian Mandagie
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Simple and elegant, the face mask is available in a variety of colours and perfect for everyday use, especially when paired with matching Hanya scrunchies.

Purchase online here

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