The number of coronavirus hospitalizations in New York may be on the decline for now, but the face mask is here to stay to help stop the spread of the highly transmissible virus. Many local businesses and independent creators in Greenpoint and Williamsburg are now designing and selling their own masks. Consider buying local and shopping from any of these sellers while keeping your neighborhood safe:
Line and Label (568 Manhattan Ave.) is offering handmade mask in sizes, kids, regular and large. Order online to have a product shipped to you or opt for contactless pick up at their store.
Small Home (100 Freeman St.) – Small Home is a independent artist-run shop that has recently started crafting their own face masks in large and small sizes in a bandit-style for layer comfort, including pockets for filters; direct message on Instagram to order.
Cory Siegler – You can order these mask online straight from the maker’s website where 50% of the proceeds made for every mask purchased will go to Coalition for the Homeless in New York.
Christian Joy Costumes is a independent artist who has begun crafting her own mask which you can order by direct message on Instagram!
Bradley Ahlstrom is another Brooklyn local turned mask maker and you can message them for mask orders!
tinyDWED is offering mask for your little ones in three sizes: Toddler (2-4yrs), Kid (5-10 yrs), and Adult (11+ yrs) made with 100% cotton.
Courtney Rafter is offering orders via direct message on Instagram with a suggested donation of $20 which includes free bike delivery for NYC and free shipping!
Alter (140 Franklin St.) is Greenpoint’s original fashion boutique curated with independent designers. You can order masks on their website.
SpekNYC is no stranger to fashion which makes the independent designer a great choice if you’re looking to wear your face mask with a statement. You can message her Instagram page to inquire about the newly designed, reversible and washable masks!
Burson and Reynolds (649 Manhattan Ave.) is a locally owned home-goods, gift and stationary boutique that are now offering newly designed mask that you shop online or schedule for pickup by contacting them Ashley@bursonandreynolds.com.
Itsdidisplace is usually a market for pet services and product but they are also offering new designed and crafted face mask! Message them to order yours!