Wearing face masks seemed like such an abstract idea back in March. (I even had someone block me on Instagram for even suggesting it– seems like a lifetime ago!) From what I’m gathering from Instagram DMs, it really seems geo-specific on whether people are actually wearing face masks. Up here in New Jersey, as things are largely opening back up, face masks are not only encouraged, they’re required. I’m no epidemiologist, but at the very least it makes me feel slightly more “in control” and I’m grateful for that.
It’s also crazy how quickly you can adjust to wearing them, but to seeing them. I think Mike and I made it to the eight week mark before we had to make our first grocery store run. I went to Whole Foods and seeing everyone in their masks (after literally not going anywhere but our house!) was jarring– I felt like I had reemerged into another world. Now? Feels completely normal! The only time I really notice it is when I see someone wearing a particularly cute mask 😂
I have been sewing my own, but it’s definitely worth having a bunch since they need to be washed. If they’re the new normal, why not stock up on some cute ones?
PLAIN WHITE (obviously these are boring, but could be a great option if you want to DIY or decorate your own with hand embroidery or tie dye or something!)