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Tag: Personal Protective Equipment
14 different masks were tested.
As the threat of COVID-19 rages on around the world, masks have become a vital part of everyday society. That said, the sudden mandated need for them has caused a shortage in stores, leading most people to improvise their own masks using
Chic, comfy, and convenient!
Now that both masks and face shields are required protective gear when heading out of the house, new conundrums come up. Matching your mask to your outfit (true story!), worrying about how to store it, remembering to sanitize it if it’s a
She even photographed the official lookbook for her PPE collection at home!
Over the course of this quarantine, a number of small enterprises have sprouted, either as a means for creative expression or as another source of income. However, that wasn’t exactly the case for up-and-coming, 23-year-old designer Sam Rivera, who initially had plans for
Prepare for the new normal whilst supporting local enterprises.
Fashion always evolves over time. Now that we’ve entered general community quarantine, the way we dress won’t be what it used to be. Protection, healthy, and safety, will be the top priorities when selecting what clothes to wear outside. This is where
Join the nationwide database to address PPE needs.
Attention, all garment manufacturers and hospital suppliers, now’s your chance to help our frontliners in the fight against COVID-19. In a Facebook post last May 20 the United Nations Development Programme in the Philippines announced that they’re currently working on a platform that
The sustainable material is also being used for PPEs!
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is dealing with a shortage of materials to be used for creating personal protective equipment. However, the Philippines might be better off, since our native abaca fibers have us covered."[Abaca] is the strongest natural
The Tannery Manila is also produced nylon taffeta coveralls for frontliners and outdoor protection.
The shops of The Tannery Manila are closed, but work continues. Only this time, the leather specialist is making personal protective equipment (PPE) for doctors and nurses instead of its premium backpacks, totes, and bag accessories. Like many fashion labels, big or
This stylish safety gear serves a dual purpose.
With quarantine extended yet again, and a cure or vaccine for the coronavirus nowhere in sight just yet, many have begun adjusting old routines and building new habits according to our new normal. Masks are de rigeur for out-of-house errands, and we
In addition to 5000 prescription frames.
Joining the national effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic is local eyewear brand Sunnies Studios, which has pledged to donate 3000 pairs of certified medical-grade goggles and 5000 pairs of prescription frames to various Philippine medical facilities."Sunnies Studios has pledged to donate 5000 prescription
A roundup of their collective efforts, right here.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, luxury fashion brands have stepped up to aid the fight against its further spread. Here, we've rounded up their efforts, from voluntary protective gear production to massive monetary donations.LVMH, the luxury conglomerate handling the likes of Louis Vuitton,
Tacloban City’s youth put social media to good use to help their frontliners.
As the number of COVID-19 cases in the country rises, netizens from various parts of the Philippines are taking to social media to rally their communities to help medical frontliners. This morning, March 29, the hashtag #PPEfor EasternVisayas trended on Twitter at
It's free to use! Here's how you can contribute to the Philippine fashion industry's fight against COVID-19.
UPDATE: With the help of Infectious Diseases Specialist Dr. Jesus Julio Ancheta of The Medical City Sta. Rosa Laguna, Vice President Leni Robredo and fashion designer Mich Dulce have identified that the ideal, recommended material for PPE suits is taffeta SBL. The doctor also