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How masks went from 'muzzle' to fashion's object of desire

By Fiachra Gibbons and Olga Nedbaeva

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Now if you want step outside your front door you need a mask.

Good grief. Masks are not necessary unless you are in sustained close proximity with people.

"When you wear one you are saying, 'I'm not a threat'," said French designer Stephanie Coudert, who made her name with Paris haute couture. "It's a civic gesture."

The word that refers to an animal that begins with "s" and ends with "p" comes to mind, but we're not allowed to use that word here.

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If even Michael Jackson did it then why can’t everyone including Trump and Pence?

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Fashion? Objects of desire? Who writes this rubbish?

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Fashion's Mr Zeitgeist, Louis Vuitton's Virgil Abloh had no such reservations, rushing out a simple black mask emblazoned with the arrow logo of his own Off-White label for $92 (87 euros) a pop.

It immediately sold out and has since become the most coveted style accessory in the world, according to trends monitor the Lyst Index, with some now selling secondhand for four and five times that.

Some people truly have too much money to waste, freaking ridiculous.

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Have seen some cool-looking masks lately.

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