Hipsters are paying up to $300 for custom-made facial coverings

Hipsters are paying up to $300 for custom-made facial coverings
Image: Yosel Tiefenbrun, Instagram

[Ed. – This is why we can’t have nice things as a nation.]

A Brooklyn tailor known for custom-made suits that sell for thousands of dollars has instead started selling bespoke facial coverings during the coronavirus outbreak.

Yosel Tiefenbrun, 30, has joined other high-end designers who’ve turned to making masks as their businesses have stalled because of the pandemic.

Tiefenbrun is selling most of the bespoke masks for about $50. However, customers can also spend as much as $300 for a custom-made facial covering that comes complete with hand-stitching and designs and patterns by the tailor and requires a session on Skype to accommodate requests.

Normally, a custom-made suit would take Tienfenbrun and his staff of six up to 80 hours to make and for a cost of up to $8,000, the New York Post reports.

But being sidelined during the pandemic forced the tailor to provide bespoke services that can help protect against the virus.

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