The novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19 has no doubt greatly affected the world negatively. Lives have been destroyed as it continues to kill people and their loved ones. Even many activities all across the globe have been put to a halt.
However, one thing that hasn't been affected by this virus is fashion and style trends as they have over a short period of time, taken an interesting turn on what's hot and what's not when it comes to staying protected in a stylish way.
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Jackets, scarfs, hats and thick clothing are usually high in demands during the cold just the same way mini dressers and other light clothing often sell out in hot weather.
It is in the same way that face masks are being sold out in this global pandemic. Although World Health Organization states that face masks are only needed when caring for an infected person, many people aren't taken any chances.
In some Nigerian states, it is now mandatory for people to wear face masks when in public. And trust Nigerians to put a twist to everything, these face masks are gradually becoming more than just protective gears.
People have found interesting ways to stay protected using these masks without losing their sense of fashion and style.
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From stylish ankara face masks, to the ones that are made with a tennis cap attached, down to the ones made out of denim, the creativity is unending.
People are finding more and more ways to remain stylish even in the face of the pandemic. These days, fashion designers and tailors now market face masks alongside dresses and other fashion accessories.
Below are seven ways face masks have proven to be the latest fashion trend:
1, Face mask with academic sash and gown.
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2, Face mask with traditional cap
4, Face mask with head wrap
5, Face mask with head ban
6, Face mask with tennis cap attached. (To protect you from the sun and the virus)
7, Denim face mask
Well, it suffice to say that coronavirus may have changed a lot of things, but Africans refuse to stop slaying and dripping with 'sauce'.
A while back, a 20-year-old lady identified as Grace Ishicheli Kenechi left social media users buzzing following her recent creation. Kenechi who is a first-class graduate of anatomy from Delta State University has decided to start making face masks.
However, Kenechi is making hers using beads. Following WHO's position on face masks which clearly states that if an individual is healthy, they only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with the virus, Kenechi was inspired to make her own type of face masks.
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