Designers who have worked on the challenge, named ”Great British Designer Face Coverings: Reusable, for Individuals and Planet” contain Rixo, Halpern, Julien Macdonald, Liam Hodges, Mulberry and Raeburn.
The BFC’s announcement follows just a working day right after the authorities announced that it will be mandatory to don experience coverings on general public transport in England from fifteen June, to support limit the distribute of the coronavirus.
The campaign is launching in collaboration with moral provide chain experts Luggage of Ethics, which has manufactured the experience coverings in its partner factories.
The re-usable masks are designed of fabric and include no one-use plastic. They will be bought in packs of three with two protecting pouches, for £15.
All sale profits will be break up amongst three charities: NHS Charities Jointly Covid-19 Urgent Charm, BFC Foundation Style Fund, which is encouraging companies and designers amid the coronavirus, and the Wings of Hope Children’s Charity, which runs educational programmes across the Uk, India and Malawi.
Caroline Rush, CEO of the BFC reported: “Fashion is a unifying drive and now, more than ever, it is vital that we collaborate and occur jointly to aid every other by way of difficult occasions. Our ambition is to contribute to the struggle from Covid-19, whilst safeguarding essential own protecting equipment PPE provides reserved for the NHS. Via this challenge, we will not only celebrate British designers but also champion sustainability in a time of disaster.”
The masks will be bought at britishfashioncouncil.com and shops Asos, Boots, John Lewis and Tu at Sainsbury’s, and on the internet at Argos.