Artist Severija Bruzaite wears a mask designed by Donatas Dubauskas as she takes part in Mask Fashion Week in Vilnius, Lithuania. Artists encouraged residents to have fun wearing the now-mandatory facial accessory. Photo: AFP Artist Severija Bruzaite wears a mask designed by Donatas Dubauskas as she takes part in Mask Fashion Week in Vilnius, Lithuania. Artists encouraged residents to have fun wearing the now-mandatory facial accessory. Photo: AFP
Artist Severija Bruzaite wears a mask designed by Donatas Dubauskas as she takes part in Mask Fashion Week in Vilnius, Lithuania. Artists encouraged residents to have fun wearing the now-mandatory facial accessory. Photo: AFP

Artists make light of now-mandatory accessory, the face mask, in fashion week with a difference

  • The first in the world and hopefully also the last, designer Julia Janus said as she cut a ribbon to launch Mask Fashion Week in Vilnius, northern Europe
  • Artists were invited to accessorise face masks, and some went for laughs while others sought to impress. Pointy black beaks echoed imagery of the Black Death

Topic |   Fashion
Artist Severija Bruzaite wears a mask designed by Donatas Dubauskas as she takes part in Mask Fashion Week in Vilnius, Lithuania. Artists encouraged residents to have fun wearing the now-mandatory facial accessory. Photo: AFP Artist Severija Bruzaite wears a mask designed by Donatas Dubauskas as she takes part in Mask Fashion Week in Vilnius, Lithuania. Artists encouraged residents to have fun wearing the now-mandatory facial accessory. Photo: AFP
Artist Severija Bruzaite wears a mask designed by Donatas Dubauskas as she takes part in Mask Fashion Week in Vilnius, Lithuania. Artists encouraged residents to have fun wearing the now-mandatory facial accessory. Photo: AFP
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