Masks, Masques, Masks

Masks, Masques, MasksMasks, Masques, Masks: Well, it’s not Poe’s Masque of the Red Death but in some respects, we’re watching a modern interpretation of the story right before our very eyes. The fact is, I’ve found it hard to find a good mask or any masks at all for that matter. Some have delivery dates of over a month away. The simple ‘procedure mask’ is difficult to find, all quantities being routed to First Responders.

I am happy to report there is one source with a short turn-around time. That source, Oliveve Handbags, offers masks in a variety of colours and styles. I know this because my drop-dead-gorgeous niece oversees Oliveve’s manufacturing partner and she’s the one making the masks for Oliveve as well as designing their handbags. BTW, she’s a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.

For each mask you buy, Oliveve will donate one to hospital staff and essential workers in need. The masks come in men’s and women’s sizes. To see for yourself, go to You can also browse the handbags, if that’s what you’re interested in, at

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