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The Philippine-Based Instagram Shops Behind Those Stylish Mask Lanyards
by: The Beat Asia
If you think the era of mask wearing is coming to an end, think again. Like our default reaction to anyone who sneezes within an earshot, masks are here to stay. While some countries have made it optional and rules around mask wearing have been loosened in the Philippines, the ever-mutating nature of COVID-19 has pushed many of us to tread the safer route and stick to this face gear.
If you are the type who often forgets their mask or leaves it lying around, here are fancy lanyards that will help you solve that problem. That they look stylish around your neck is just a happy bonus!
Pew Pew Kiwi
Taking inspiration from fashion in mid-1990s to early 2000s, Pew Pew Kiwi’s mask holders are made of colorful beads that double as stylish accessories. They also accept commission projects if you want to personalize your mask lace. Prices range from P350 to P380, depending on the design.
This Instagram store offers all pandemic essentials like mask storage boxes, face masks, spray bottles, and of course, mask lanyards. Their prices are affordable, with their cheapest lanyard at only P59. We recommend hoarding different styles to match any outfit!
Franc and Andie
Fancy a lanyard inspired by your favorite superhero? You’ll go crazy with this Instagram shop that makes mask laces by using beads and charms based on the color of your desired superhero. To order, fill out their delivery form and message them on Instagram. Delivery within Metro Manila takes two to three days, while that outside is up to five days. Shipping fee ranges from P60 to P95.
Little Things Manila
Little Things Manila’s mask chains come with pretty pendants so you do not have to wear any other accessory to complement your outfit. Just wear the chain around your neck and let the pendant dangle as you wear your mask. We promise it’s a great conversation starter, too! We particularly love their K-Pop-inspired mask chains, which they design themselves, so you won’t see them anywhere else.
Lulu & Nana
The problem with some mask chains is that they are too thin and look brittle, a no-no for an accessory that you use often. Lulu & Nana helps solve that with their chunky mask chains! Their products will turn heads as they come in bright colors, with larger-than-usual chains and Y2K-inspired charms. Lulu & Nana ships nationwide: GrabExpress and Lalamove for Metro Manila and LBC elsewhere.
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