The illogical thnig about the "control" argument is how everyone wearing a mask louses up being able to identify us all in this era of CCTV as an arm of law enforcement - especially as various police forces (including the Met in London) have not long begun to experiment with facial recognition technology. Ironically, the opposite numbers of the folks objecting to masks in the US were at the forefront of suggesting them not so long ago. Meanwhile, anecdotal evidence from several women who cover their faces for religious reasons speaking to the national press suggests that the normalisation of face-covering for health reasons has actually cut the level of abuse they've had on the street, which is at least a positive side-effect. I read a good research article a while back ,at the time the pres wre pushing the "masks do nothing" angle - a simplified to the point of distortion take on the scientific consensus at the time that masks won't stop it - but they can significantly reduce the risk of spread. According to that and based on testing with microbes of the same size, even the most basic cotton bandana will still cut the risk by 50%, which is not to be sniffed at. n95/pm2.5 cut the risk by something in the region of 80%. It's interesting, isn't it? Vain critter that I am, the first thing I wanted was to fit the maskswith my look. I did look at an older-style military gasmask, but they wouldn't fit over my glasses. Too overkill to compromise vision. So I've ended up with a couple (and a nice, new brown leather one to be debute soon - hopefully I'll pick up a nice black leather and maybe an oxblood one - to match with jackets, obvs.... ) of which I like the look. Masks have been worn commonly enough to attract a fashion edge in parts of the Far East for some years as a way of combatting air polution - one reason that culturally people are not resistant to being told to wear one because of the coronovirus. The same could happen here. In truth, and much to my own surprise, the air here in central London was so perceptibly cleaner when traffic was cut by 90% at peak lockdown, I think a lot of us are highly likely to adopt masks gonig forward even post-Covid. I fidn simple lines, plain patterns and colour-matching works well. Thinking about it, if someosy reproduce some of the geometric and atomic patterns of foties and fifties ties, that could work well. I think leather masks are always a good option too. Ha. I can imagine that would be a bit like going through Heathrow airport security in an An Poblacht T-shirt. Perfectly legal in itself, but it's going to attract a lot of the sort of attention that could be more hassle than it's worth!