The novel coronavirus has created an environment where fashion companies to move away from business as usual and actively plan for supply chain disruption. As brands faces its own wake-up call, many of the business’ own long-term challenges, such as speed to market hurdles and an over-reliance on China, are reflected in the struggle to bring enough medical face masks to market.

In this time, a Brooklyn based womenswear company called M. PATMOS came to the challenge to offer some solutions from her deep understanding of manufacturing and production techniques. With a socially conscious and eco-friendly backbone M. PATMOS took innovative technological advances to create their Social Distancing Mask.

This Social Distancing Mask is produced to order, and is available in 1 pack, 2 pack and 4 packs in various colors including Navy, Dark Grey, Light Grey, and Burgundy. This mask is Knit in Brooklyn using Shima Seiki’s WHOLEGARMENT – 3D Knitting technology and uses a 74% Viscose 25% Polyester, 3% Lycra blend for a super soft and comfortable mask that retains shape and contours to the face. The masks also features a metal nose clip at bridge of nose for better fit on various face shapes. The masks are knit with pocket inserts to be worn with or without filters*. Without the filter insert, the masks can be machine washed for repeated usage. They are also currently working on a children’s size which will be launched soon.

Visit their page to learn more or purchase some masks for you and your loved ones.

*Please note: this mask is meant for the general public to wear as per the Center for Disease control advice. It is not designed for medical professionals. 10% of the proceeds of each sale will be donated to https://www.foodbanknyc.org where $1 = 5 meals

*Due to the nature of this product, it is not exchangeable or returnable. All sales final.

*Approximate ready to ship date is April 17th.Due to the high demand, lead times are about 1 week. M. PATMOS is producing and shipping these as fast as they can. All orders will be processed in the order received.