Keep Your Hands Warm This Winter With These Great Gloves

No matter where you adventure, whether it be up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum or hiking in the winter woodlands, life is easier with a great pair of gloves. Free yourself from frozen fingers and get your hands out of your pockets with our favourite winter ready gloves.

There are things that need to be considered when buying gloves, things many people overlook. First, ensure your fingers almost touch the tips of the glove without pushing against them or crunching. The small air pocket between your fingers and the cloth will trap warm air. You also want longer cuffs to keep you even warmer and allow the cuff to go under your coat sleeve so there isn’t any exposed skin on your wrists. 

There is another thing to think of and that is that the thicker the glove, the warmer you’ll be, and clumsier too. You want gloves that are easy to put on and take off quickly, and you want them to not get damp and impossible when it rains too. 

Although gloves don’t have a wide range of difference between them, it is wise to know what you’re looking for before you go in. For example, women’s gloves are often distinguished by smaller palm sizes and longer fingers than men’s gloves, but these are only there to help distinguish the different styles, if you think a more ‘men’s’ glove will work for your hands, go ahead, and buy them!

The North Face Etip Recycled Gloves

$100 (amazon.com)

★★★★★

These much loved fleeced gloves feature a silicone palm for great grip, fingertips that allow for the use of devices and are known for being cosy, warm, affordable but not too thick to function.

The North Face Etip Apex Gloves

$120 (northface.com)

★★★★★

A similar model to our first entry on this list, these North Face Etip Apex Gloves have all the same features as our previous North Face Entry, but they’re a little hardier, and great for people who love the great outdoors.

OZero Thermal Winter Gloves

$30 (ozero.com)

★★★★☆

Reviewers love the OZero Thermal Winter Gloves, they are windproof, waterproof, touchscreen friendly and are under $30 on Amazon. Making these the perfect choice for buyers on a budget. 

TrailHeads PowerStretch Convertible Mittens

$50 (amazon.com)

★★★★

If you’re in the market for the best of both worlds, a great choice are these convertible mittens that can flip over into fingerless gloves. This pair of PowerStretch Convertible Mittens include a handy storage pocket to tuck the mitten flap into when you aren’t using it, and these mittens also have a separate thumb flap for when you need to send a quick text message on the go.

Nike Sphere Running Gloves

$52.99 (amazon.com)

★★★★

These lightweight and flexible Nike Sphere’s are running gloves that we can’t overlook. They are warm enough to keep you toasty warm on your run, but also have heaps of great features, such as elasticated cuffs, and a reflective detailing to keep you as safe as possible.

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