Local Fashion Businesses Requiring Face Masks Amid End Of State Mandate.

Local Fashion Businesses Requiring Face Masks Amid End Of State Mandate.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s decision to reopen Texas and reverse the mask mandate has many businesses struggling to  decide what their next steps will be. We are in unprecedented times, and everyone is finding it hard to maneuver these constant changes in society. Local retail shops have been hit hard due to the pandemic and now are worried that they will lose customers due to the lifting of this mandate. There will be customers lost because masks aren’t being required and some lost because they are. No matter our political outlook, we stand by businesses who are fighting to keep their employees, you as the customer, and our city of San Antonio safe and healthy. We understand there is so much that goes into the decision to enforce masks and encourage each business to do what they feel is right for their company.

We reached out to local fashion businesses across San Antonio to see who is still enforcing face masks as we ride out this pandemic. Here is our list, if your businesses was not included please reach out to us as this story will continue to grow as businesses solidify their plans going forward.

Local Retail

Adelante Boutique

The Artisan 

Broadway Pinups :“Let’s be kind, let’s be safe.”


Broadway Pinups. Photograph Sourced @broadwaypinups. 

Blue Star Arts Complex

Bohemian Gemme: “We feel it’s important to continue with all safety guidelines initially outlined by the CDC. We’d like to continue decreasing the spread and focus on the safety of our customers while shopping with us.”

CHIC’TIQUE

Eye Candy Boutique: “I thank my lucky stars for customers that have been so amazing during this whole pandemic & I’m beyond grateful for all who have complied with our standing mask requirement. There will be no changes to our current showroom policies (which require masks & encourage social distancing) until further notice. As a reminder, online shopping at www.HeyEyeCandy.com & virtual appointments are still available. Continued wishes of health & safety for you & your families!”

Feliz Modern

Niche at the Pearl 

Hello Tallulah


Hello Tallulah. Photograph Sourced @hello_tallulah


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Hemline: “We’re continuing to require that both shoppers and employees continue to wear a mask while in our store- even with the mandate lifted. Thank you to everyone in our community who is doing their part to stop the spread! We love you all! Stay safe!”


Hemline. Photograph Sourced @hemline_sanantonio.

Kendra Scott 

Montage

Red Cat & Co.

Couleur + Blinde: “We will continue to do our part in aiding the slowing of the COVID virus by asking all patrons to continue to wear a mask in our shop until further notice.”


Couleur + Blinde. Photograph Sourced From @shopcouleurblinde.

Sage Vintage Co.

Ten Thousand Villages


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Local Beauty

Fourth Rock Nails 

TX Mani Muse: “Texas Governor Abbott has lifted the statewide mask mandate in Texas BUT not here at the shop! Please continue to wear one at your appointments.”


TX Mani Muse. Photograph Sourced @txmanimuse.

Hotbox Aveda Salon

Royalty Skin Clinic 

D’Anthony Salon Spa

Twirl Salon: “For Twirl, until all of our staff and clients have easy access to vaccines and are able to be fully vaccinated, we are still requiring masks- because we care for the health and safety of all our neighbors and loved ones. No Exceptions.”


Twirl Salon SA. Photograph Sourced @twirlsalon.

AV Nail Spa La Cantera

Bloom Salon: “From the start of the pandemic our top priority have always been our families and our guests, until vaccines are readily available to the greater public we will continue to wear masks and keep our community safe.”

PROSE Riverwalk: “We love our Guests, Members and community and for this reason we will be requiring face masks until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and support! Stay safe and healthy.”


PROSE. Photograph Sourced @proseriverwalk.

THIS LIST WILL CONTINUE TO GROW. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES ON ALL LOCAL BUSINESSES AS THEY CONTINUE TO ADVOCATE FOR FACE MASKS. 


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Kassandra Rodriguez
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Kassandra is a Trendsetter Member of the Texas Fashion Industry Initiative currently learning about online fashion media and content creation through its mentorship opportunity. Originally from McAllen, Texas, Kassandra is a fashionista at heart. She hopes to inspire everyone to dress outside of their comfort zone and use style as a form of self-expression. She's an advocate for plus size fashion, believing that fashion shouldn't discriminate on the basis of pant size. From working Alta Roma Fashion Week, to styling Milan Men's Fashion Week her experiences bring a unique flame to San Antonio.