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So what does your mask actually say about you?

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Available in its trademark beige check, you too could have one for just … £90. That’s R2 000. No, the choking fit I’m having is not corona-related.


24 Aug 2020
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So what does your mask actually say about you?

An Indonesian face masks vendor waits for customers in Tangerang on June 2, 2020. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / AFP)

It was only a matter of time: Burberry has launched the first official designer face mask, because – surprise, surprise – those Dolce& Banana/Guccy/Channel ones are all counterfeits. Available in its trademark beige check, you too could have one for just … £90. That’s R2,000. No, the choking fit I’m having is not corona-related. So what does your mask actually say about you? Full disclosure: I have never bought a mask. I haven’t had to. It was February when my son gave me my first mask, purchased from one of those doomsday websites for people who long ago built bunkers...

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