A woman wears a Kathrin von Rechenberg tea silk face mask in Beijing. The German fashion designer who is based in the Chinese capital used up scraps of silk from her studio making masks at a time when they were in short supply.

Amid pandemic, silk face masks you can wash 200 times protect wearer and the environment

  • Fashion designer Kathrin von Rechenberg came up with the masks when there was a shortage of surgical ones in Beijing, her base, because of coronavirus pandemic
  • Made from ancient tea silk fabric in which she specialises, they protect against pollution and are ideal for accessorising surgical face masks, she suggests
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A woman wears a Kathrin von Rechenberg tea silk face mask in Beijing. The German fashion designer who is based in the Chinese capital used up scraps of silk from her studio making masks at a time when they were in short supply.
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