Japanese Vintage Aizome Ear Loop Face Mask with Nose Wire and Toggles (Shiro Hishi)
Limited number in stock.
Protect yourself and the community with cloth masks. Or give to your friends and the community in need. This is our new mask with a nose wire and earloop toggles to adjust the length. Optional to purchase a detachable, adjustable elastic headband to hold your ear loops.
We recommend "express" shipping which is USPS Priority Express 3-days because regular service is now taking 8-21 days or longer due to recent USPS changes. International $15 by regular airmail (14-21+ days depending on country) or $40 by DHL (recommended).
An interior pocket to insert your own filters to create an appropriate barrier necessary for COVID-19. Please note any cloth masks alone do not give enough protection. We recommend using a medical-grade surgical mask or a filter made from vacuum cleaner bag material. Boston Globe reported a combination of cotton with silk, chiffon, or flannel can create a well-functioning filter because of the electrostatic filter created by the non-cotton layers.
Japanese Aizome 藍染 (indigo dyeing) is characterized by a deep blue color that is also called “Japan blue” because of its beautiful hue.
Lined with various colors.
Size 9" L x 5 1/2" H
Made in sunny California, by a women-owned, ethical, certified essential business factory.
Materials: 100% cotton Japanese vintage fabric, lined in available fabric with soft elastics also from Japan.
Washing: Washable and reusable. Machine wash cold / Do not tumble dry. Many vintage fabrics use indigo- and vegetable-dye, please wash separately from white.
Sorry, no returns or exchange due to the nature of this product. If you have a problem with orders, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
VPL is proud to be donating over 1,000 masks to nursing homes, disability homes, and social workers. Additionally, VPL has donated fabric and trims to make PPE gowns as well as PPE gowns made by us to frontline healthcare workers through Fashion Girls for Humanity founded by VPL CEO Kikka Hanazawa.
This is NOT a medical-grade mask and is not intended as a replacement for medical-grade equipment or other recommended measures to stop the community spread of any viruses, including social distancing, washing your hands and refraining from touching your face.
This is not an FDA-approved product. This product makes no claims of antimicrobial protection, antiviral protection, particulate filtration or infection prevention or reduction. This product is not intended for use in a medical setting.
Wash your hands before putting on your face mask and wash your hands after removing it.
Avoid touching your face or the mask once it’s on.
Masks should fit snugly across your face covering your nose and mouth and stretched over your chin.
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