The best statement winter gloves for men
Words By Saj Azam
Edited By Alice Florence Orr
Four Minute Read
Statement gloves are the next timeless trend
An often-overlooked winter accessory, gloves are taking centre stage this season with premium styles, quality materials and sophisticated designs leading the way – not to mention that they’re itch-free. Statement gloves are the ideal finishing touch for keeping your fingers toasty warm on long winter walks, commutes to the office and en route to your Saturday night dinner date.
Finding your perfect pair ensures timeless style, warmth and comfort that you can indulge in every year. A well-crafted pair of gloves can last for generations and be passed on, so when it comes to picking your pair, choose quality materials over quantity. Read on to discover quality pieces from the best independent brands, we’ve narrowed it down to the seven pairs, carefully sourced for you.
The Best Men’s Wool Gloves
Designing contemporary pieces for city dwellers, Edmmond Studios know a thing or two when it comes to crafting everyday essentials in statement designs – like their mustard duck gloves. The ideal wool gloves for men, these feature 20% polyamide in their construction with a ribbed wrist design to ensure a snug fit. Finished with their iconic duck embroidery on the back of each glove, they’re bound to turn heads on your morning commute to work, the gym or just grabbing coffee with friends.
Zurich-based Swiss brand Pelikamo’s pieces are crafted by the very best in Italian craftsmanship, and their Fango casual gloves are no different. Introducing your ideal everyday gloves with a contemporary twist, the Fango offer a more casual look in light beige. They’ve been crafted from smooth goat suede and constructed with a luxe cashmere lining that promises unparalleled warmth. Ideal for wearing with neutral and bold colour palettes alike for a softer aesthetic.
Classic Black Leather Gloves
The perfect all-rounder pair, German craftsmanship brand Dalgado’s full-grain deer leather gloves are hand-sewn in Italy and feature a luxuriously soft cashmere lining. Complete with an adjustable wrist clasp, so you can adjust them to your wrist for a snug fit. And because of their classic design and construction, they’re the ideal pair to keep in your bag for daily comfort – introducing your newest accomplice from morning dog walks to evening excursions.
The Best Formal Gloves
Looking for some winter warmers that exude class and elegance? Look no further than these cashmere-lined black dress gloves from Café Leather. They’ve been handcrafted from the finest lambskin leather by local Spanish artisans, and thanks to their special vegetable-tanned dying process, these gloves will age beautifully with time. Finished with delicate stitch detailing on the wrist and on the back of the gloves, this pair will beautifully complement any formal dinner attire.
Men's Fingerless Gloves
Handmade in Spain and inspired by classic racing gloves, these fingerless Driving Gloves have a traditional design with an elastic wristband and feature a perforated pattern that allows for better temperature regulation. Cut from supple leather, they’re the ultimate stand-out piece – the yellow Cobrax strap adds a pop of colour and interest while adding extra grip and control to your driving experience. Made for the distinguished gentleman.
Men's Driving Gloves
Designed and made in collaboration with IWC Racing Works, inspired by their renowned history of motorsport tradition, the Antracita Gloves are soft to the touch, resistant and feature an elasticated wristband for greater comfort and fit. Whether you’re wearing them to drive during the colder months or to add a dapper and daring touch to your outfit, these vegetable-tanned, lambskin leather gloves come in a timeless colour that combines function and style in one neatly crafted pair.
The right pair of gloves are essential on cold wintery mornings and blistery-cold evenings, hands down. Rain or shine, choose natural materials, luxurious linings and understated class for a pair that will last for seasons to come.
More than a fashion statement, these gloves are a treat for the hands.