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John Lewis' £15 designer face masks are so popular - here's how to get one

Protect yourself from COVID-19 with these designer masks...

Nichola Murphy

Looking for a non-surgical face mask following the coronavirus outbreak? John Lewis has released pretty and practical cloth masks to protect the public on their essential trips outside their home - which is especially important since it is now compulsory for face coverings to be used when travelling on public transport in England.

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But the gorgeous designer masks were so popular they sold out within days! Luckily, the department store is regularly restocking them, so we take a look at how to get your hands on one (and give back to charity)...

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Three designer face coverings, £15, John Lewis

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What designer face masks is John Lewis selling?

Six British designers, Halpern, Julien Macdonald, Liam Hodges, Mulberry, RAEBURN and RIXO have designed sustainable non-medical face coverings as part of a joint campaign between The British Fashion Council and Bags of Ethics. The colourful options include a yellow and grey snakeskin print, blue union jack and a simple grey geometric pattern - so one to suit every outfit! Plus, it's best to leave the classic blue surgical masks for healthcare professionals who really need them. 

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How to get a designer face mask from John Lewis

Bags of Ethics are manufacturing the washable face coverings, which come in packs of three with two protective pouches and are available to buy for £15 from John Lewis - but hurry before they sell out again! If you find the ones you want are unavailable, you can enter your email address so the department store can notify you when they're back in stock. Or you can brave a physical visit!

The aim is to raise £1million with 100 per cent of the profits being split between NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal, BFC Foundation Fashion Fund and Wings of Hope Children’s Charity.  

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The masks are designed by Halpern, Julien Macdonald, Liam Hodges, Mulberry, RAEBURN and RIXO

The Duchess of Cambridge and Sussex both count Mulberry among their go-to labels, with Kate Middleton sending fans wild over her fluffy blue jacket back in March 2020 and Meghan Markle opting for a stunning Mulberry Clifton shoulder bag back in 2018. Royals such as Queen Letizia have already been pictured returning to royal engagements equipped with face masks, so perhaps we'll see the royals rocking some of the affordable designer face masks over the next few weeks.

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