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16 great face coverings for men from beard-friendly masks to designer looks

Here's our pick of fashionable men's face masks for the age of coronavirus

Karen Silas

In the era of coronavirus, face coverings, whether fabric or medical masks, are a necessity for social distancing when we’re out and about, and as such have become as much a part of our style, and how we express it, like any other accessory in our wardrobe. 

Thankfully it seems that these days there is a fabric face mask style to fit every personality, and that goes for men, too! There are cheeky prints that will spark a laugh, and motifs dedicated to hobbies – including video games. For the classic guy, there are masks in traditional menswear fabrics and if you love a bolder fashion print, you can find masks in Versace-style baroque. There are even extra-large face masks for men with beards!

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Masks are definitely a must-have. The World Health Organization (WHO) says that wearing non-medical fabric masks, which should be washed in hot water and detergent daily, will help protect others around you and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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So here’s a rundown of our favourites...

Monochrome men's face masks

river island mens face mask 1

Black Prolific face covering 2-pack, £12, River Island

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everlane human masks for men

Simple and stylish – and unisex!

100% human mask, pack of three, £23, Everlane

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shopbop face covering masks stylish

Keep it simple with men's face masks in neutral colours 

Z Supply Face Coverings 4 Pack, £19.09, Shopbop

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hello face mask in navy blue

All profits from the HELLO! x Melissa Odabash face mask will be donated to WellChild

HELLO! mask in navy, £14, Melissa Odabash

Men's face masks for beards

fabric face mask for beard

Have a big beard? Don’t worry – these masks have you covered

XXL Face Masks, various prints, £9.99, Etsy

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beard face mask usa etsy

A filter-compatible full face covering made to order and available in ten colours and patterns 

Beard face mask, various colours, £14.32, Etsy

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beard mask etsy made in uk

Beard-friendly large masks made in the UK in both solid colours and prints

Selection of 100% Linen & Cotton Face Masks, £5.99 each, Etsy

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Men's face masks in prints and colours

british designer masks

Stylish face masks by top designers Julien Macdonald, RIXO and Liam Hodges

Great British Designer Reusable Face Coverings, £15 for three, Boots

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scotch and soda mask

Scotch and Soda's non-medical face masks come in three styles, including this marble motif

Reusable face mask, £9.95, Scotch & Soda

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shopbop lost and wander

There's a face covering for every mood...

Lost + Wander 3 Pack Face Coverings, £23.86, Shopbop

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kente face mask etsy

Beautiful West African motifs in 100% cotton

Kente Face mask, £11 each, Etsy

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pac man face mask mens

For the video game lover in your life, a vintage-style face mask with the ultimate 1980s game 

Retro Pac Man face mask, £11, Not on the High Street

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asos mens mask

ASOS is donating £1 from every sale to Oxfam’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Appeal

ASOS DESIGN 2-pack face covering, £12, ASOS

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crocodile face mask

A quirky animal-themed face mask print

Crocodile Face masks, £11 each, Etsy

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rainbow face mask

A face mask for Pride, celebrating the NHS or just because he loves rainbows

Rainbow Face Mask, £15.30, Etsy

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original_sailing-face-mask

A fun look perfect for summer

Sailing Face Mask, £15.50, Not on the High Street

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