Amazing locally made face masks

With COVID-19 numbers on the rise, it looks like the need for face masks isn’t going away any time soon.

Stay healthy and support local (like these fetching masks from LA-LA Land Handmade).

You’re probably tired of the masks you’ve been using since the beginning of the pandemic, so why not treat yourself to some new local goods? Bonus: they’ll make great holiday gifts! Here are some great ones from Nova Scotian designers.

 

LA-LA Land Handmade

This Etsy seller from Dartmouth, NS has many designs and sizes for great prices. The store also offers coupons for free delivery in Halifax, Dartmouth, and Bedford!

 

New Scotland Clothing Co.

You’ve almost certainly seen this brand around town, but did you know they make masks as well? One model sends its proceeds to support the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund.

 

Bambee Apparel

Truro-based Jennifer Huntley’s masks are made in a number of styles. They can be ordered online, and there’s free shipping across North America.

 

Money Penny Designs

This local designer is known best for their children’s clothing, but they make some pretty cute masks too!

 

Cover Me Halifax to Newfoundland

These 100% quilting cotton masks with flexible nose piece are offered in several different sizes and designs (including glow-in-the-dark ones like these ones above). The family business has members in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, and they source items locally.

 

Lisa Drader-Murphy

If you want multiple ways to secure your mask, this is a great shop to check out. They sell ribbon strap, bungee ear-loop, and elastic strap options. The shop also offers pickup service at their studio location in Falmouth.

 

Pixels & Pieces

This Halifax company’s main offering is graphic design services for small businesses, but they also sell cotton and microfiber masks. If you find yourself get irritated by other mask materials, this place might be worth checking out.