Masks of the moment

Few articles remain as ubiquitous – or as controversial – as masks. But they continue to help us protect others and ourselves from the highly contagious coronavirus. The latest mask maker to hit our inbox is Casupo, a company whose day job is goods made of rescue and sustainable leathers. (It’s named for the mountain range in Venezuela where Los Angeles-based founder Luz Zambrano went hiking as a kid.) 

Casupo has turned to mask-making not only to help her LA community but her native Venezuela. A portion of the profits from Casupo’s masks are being donated to Fundanica, a nonprofit dedicated to providing medical assistance to a children’s cancer hospital in Venezuela.  

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