Who would have thought that this summer’s must-have fashion accessory would be a face mask?
With masks becoming compulsory in shops from 24 July, and York health experts urging us to start wearing them in public now, we all need to get covered up.
Here are a selection of places to buy masks, both from York physical shops and online.
There are designs to suit everyone – from flamingo fans to York FC supporters to Star Wars buffs!
The York Etsy makers we’ve chosen were all showing plenty of stock and quick delivery dates.
Are you from York, selling face masks, and we’ve missed you out? Then drop us a line!
They know how to make a mask at Alterations Express on Fossgate.
Rue B Jewellers
Lots of fantastic face covers now available from Rue B on Minster Gates, or online with free delivery.
Fancy Dance Shop
Hit Micklegate to find these fab face masks.
The Cat Gallery
Put a feline on your face! Or a Scottie Dog, a bird or more… The Cat Gallery reopens on Low Petergate on Monday (20 July) or order through the website.
Bean on the Green
You’ll find Bean On The Green on East Parade, Heworth.
Frutique is on Bishopthorpe Road.
You are spoiled for choice with 40 designs to choose from
There are nine designs, made from 100% cotton.
A range of designs – chose from spotty, floral or flamingoes.
Fifteen different designs, including some snazzy animal print ones.
‘Great masks in brilliant designs’ says a happy customer.
Loads of bold designs.
Ten per cent of all profits will go towards The Ocean Clean Up
Dogs and cats are among the design options here.
Perfect for the safety-conscious person who likes koalas (other designs are available).
Child’s cotton face masks made from Liberty London cotton.
Nice price. In blue, pink or purple.
A multi-coloured, multi-layered option.
Colours available: black, dark green, light blue and white.
Cause a buzz with this bee-decorated mask.
One for York City FC fans – one of three designs inspired by the club.
A bundle of 3 handmade reversible masks with soft ear elastic.
Price: £10 for three
Sheep, football – and flamingoes again – on these bright designs.
More than 20 patterns to choose from.
This Viking age crafter has switched to making masks while this crisis goes on.
Comes with organza bag for storing when not in use
The rainbow is definitely big this year.
One for the David Attenborough in your life.
If you’re not putting a cupcake in your mouth, you might as put one on your mouth.
This cosplay crafter has Star Wars, Wonder Woman and Iron Man patterns available.