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Masked In Flight

A new line of Lady Gaga-worthy travel accessories for better sleeping and breathing on-the-go

by Ami Kealoha in Travel on 17 March 2010

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For frequent travelers with no problem looking like they stepped from the set of a "Silence of the Lambs" remake, one of designer Sruli Recht's latest "non products" (as he calls them), reinvents the sleep mask with add-ons like built-in air purifiers and ear covers. Recht constructed the series of four masks from folded laser-cut parchment, incorporating a respirator into all models to make breathing cleaner with the use of replaceable N95 filters.

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The different styles include various features—B has a twin respirator, D's hinged eye mask lends a "Planet of the Apes" feel—but all offer functionality in a very forward-looking form.

To pre-order email contact [at] srulirecht [dot] com.

Photographs by Marino Thorlacius

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