Coronavirus, make it fashion…?
Amidst coronavirus outbreak celebrities are sporting surgical face mask as new fashion accessory.
There’s growing anxiety about the spread of coronavirus outbreak. With models, fashion enthusiasts, editors, industry stakeholders, and more; travelling from around the world –to do the annual round-up of fashion industry between New York-Milan-Paris.
Precautionary care is paramount. Inside the Paris Fashion Week corridors, the face mask is seen on runways, distributed to guests before shows and also a new street style accessory. Surgical face masks have forayed into fashion and made way right into the wardrobes.
Well, but when we think of celebrities travelling, luxury wear and airport looks is what comes to mind. While the paparazzi culture bounds celebrities to look their best at all times, serving ‘hot lewk’s – the coronavirus times are fashionably trying.
So while travelling from one spot to another in the constant glare of the camera. Celebs are carrying very essential ‘accessory’ along with their luxury lounge wears and designer suitcase – a surgical FACE MASK.
Here’s a look at celebrities who amidst coronavirus concerns took to social media sporting their new surgical face masks.
Taking a flight to Paris Fashion Week, Gwyneth Paltrow, posted a selfie on social media site Instagram. The caption read, “En route to Paris. Paranoid? Prudent? Panicked? Placid? Pandemic? Propaganda? Paltrow’s just going to go ahead and sleep with this thing on the plane.”
Referencing to her 2011 movie Contagion, she wrote, “I’ve already been in this movie. Stay safe. Don’t shake hands. Wash hands frequently.”
Travelling from Coronavirus infected Milan to Paris supermodel Bella Hadid gave her Instagram fans a peek of her airplane ride with a face mask on. She captioned the clip “Next city lets go [sic].” Hadid walked for Haider Ackermann’s Autumn Winter, 2020-2021 collection on Friday.
Actor Kate Hudson posted a similar selfie from her travels captioning the picture ‘Travel 2020.’ Sitting inside a plane Hudson sported a white mask that her followers swiftly pointed out ‘wasn’t the right kind.’
The Right kind of face mask would be an N95 respirator, a surgical face mask used by the doctors which minimizes fluid exchange, in turn, preventing the spread.