Former tennis professional Nicolas Kiefer has his fashion label “kiwifash” now also produce protective masks.
“We actually make casual clothing, now there is also a tennis collection,” said the 42-year-old in an interview with the Suddeutsche Zeitung (Monday edition): “Recently the manager came up to me and said: We have to help! I was immediately enthusiastic.”
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Now mouth and nose protection masks are also available. “If you look at the market for masks, it is clear to everyone that we are in a difficult situation. There are far too few. There are hardly any abroad,” said Kiefer, former number four on the world tennis rankings: “Ours will be ours.” made in Kassel. So they have the quality seal Made in Germany. ”
Up to 300 pieces are made per day and sold for EUR 34.90 each.
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“Everything is made here by hand. And our mask is reusable. You can wash it,” emphasized Kiefer, who prefers to supply municipalities and social services: “Our mask can also be personalized. What is important, above all, is that people feel more protected and protect from everything else. ”