Healthcare workers are in desperate need of face masks as they fight the Coronavirus on the frontlines.
Due to a shortage, our brave nurses and doctors are being forced to use anything and everything to try and protect themselves as they treat patients.
Well, some current and former Bravolebs are working hard to help fix the current shortage of face masks and protective gear.
Project Runway stars Christian Siriano and Brandon Maxwell have pledged to use their skills to make face masks, gowns, and gloves for healthcare workers in New York.
“If @NYGovCuomo says we need masks my team will help make some,” Christian tweeted. “I have a full sewing team still on staff working from home that can help.”
Brandon later joined the cause and confirmed his team was working hard to create medical gowns.
“In response to this global crisis, we are now focusing our creative efforts on manufacturing PPE (personal protective equipment), starting with gowns,” Brandon wrote in a letter posted. “We have spent the last week researching the appropriate medical textiles to create these gowns and are proud to provide these much-needed items to the doctors and nurses on the front lines of this crisis.”
Meanwhile, Project Runway alum and season 2 winner, Chloe Dao is working in Houston, TX to create masks for medical professionals in that area.
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I am making more, please just Dm us with your email/phone. Again, this is not CDC/Who approved. I know people… but when doctors/ nurses are asking me for them, it is better then nothing. Add whatever filter to the inside pocket for yourself. I know some are asking to pay for them. I DO NOT want to profit from this. I want it available to as many people as possible. It is FREE. If you want to support us so we can continue to do this, please go to our website. I rather you buy something that brings you/someone a little happiness and joy in this crazy time. At this rate of requests, I will need to buy more supplies, my little design studio is going to turn into a real “asian sweatshop” LOL!! That was how I got into @projectrunwaybravo Ok , back to sewing…. #daochloedao #giveback #houston #community #sewingfora cause.
I have to say bravo to these amazing designers for stepping up and using their incredible talents to help the medical community in this time of need! Keep up the great work!