There must be something in the air, from Scout Willis’s fringed covering to Lana Del Rey’s delicate pale pink mesh mask on the cover of Interview magazine’s September issue, it feels like the mask is finally being embraced beyond its role as a garment of medical necessity.
Human beings like to show status. They will do so by fancying up those things that are used in life. There is no explanation for gold plates – heck, for any porcelain or china above earthenware – fashion or Ferraris other than that.
Equally obvious is that in a time of masks eye make up will become more of a focus than lipstick. This is just how humans work – haven’t you met any?