Gurgaon: With masking up faces getting the new usual, attire models in Gurgaon are now collaborating with the fashion globe to satisfy domestic and also capitalise on the worldwide need for designer masks.

The Attire Export Marketing Council (AEPC) has recently tied up with the National Institute of Vogue Technological know-how (NIFT) to guarantee the masks created by export models in Gurgaon become stylish — the designers are performing on cotton-based washable solitary and double layer masks of various colours and forms.

In accordance to AEPC chairman A Sakthivel, around 500-600 attire homes are presently manufacturing masks “and many a lot more are probably to commence output soon”. “Eventually, the designer masks will switch the normal kinds, especially in the western nations around the world. We are collaborating with NIFT on designer masks. As soon as the restriction on export of masks is lifted, we hope massive orders from international marketplaces,” he claimed.

Attire homes say the designer masks will be created subsequent scientific norms. “We will incorporate the engineering of N-95 masks while creating the designer masks. The designs will be unique for men and women — striped and camouflage masks for males, and ornamental for the females,” claimed Arunav Gagoi, the main designer of Modelama Export.

For a lot more overall health mindful people today, there will be masks with replaceable filter, which can be positioned in between two layers of cloths. Soon after every use, the filter can be changed, he claimed.

Arvind Rai, the company’s director, claimed they have now started off finding orders from corporate homes and celebration management firms. “These firms want masks with their logos on them. And before long, these masks will be in substantial need in both of those domestic and international marketplaces as they are little by little getting a aspect of people’s attire,” he claimed.