Our 17 Favorite Gloves for Surviving Winter in Style

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Protect against cracked skin and cramping fingers this winter with a new pair of gloves. Whether you’re looking for something dressy, durable, or waterproof, there are great choices at every price point.

With a worn-in texture and tons of mobility, these gloves are an ideal choice for cold weather wear, without sacrificing the ability to actually use your hands! Ideal driving gloves, they are dressy enough for an evening out, but durable enough for daily use. Dry clean only, with proper care they’ll last for years, more than justifying their price point.

These treated goose down gloves create a more effective barrier against moisture than standard down, so you can keep up with the kids, no matter how long the snowball fight lasts.

Waterproof and in a gender-neutral style, these thickly padded gloves make excellent companions for outdoor work when the mercury drops, though some reviewers note that in below freezing temps, you’ll want to swap to an alternative pair or add in a glove liner for additional warmth.

Three color choices and four sizing options make it easy to find your perfect fit with these sheepskin and cashmere gloves. The classic, almost vintage gives them a touch of elegance, perfect for pairing with a classically stylish winter ensemble and facing a chilly day without any fear.

Lands End’s popular parka now has gloves to match. Inner fleece and a waterproof shell keep your hands free from the effects of an icy day, whether you’re enjoying the slopes or just walking a pent-up pooch.

These gorgeous cashmere gloves are a classic design, but still include considerations of modern life, like EZ touch fingertips that allow wearers to use a smartphone or touch screen device without removing their gloves. Since they’re available in both mens and womens styles, they make perfect his and hers couples gifts, and the gender neutral style keeps folks with hard to fit sizing in comfortable gloves.

Soft and cozy, these brushed fleece gloves are ideal for keeping a pair tucked into the pockets of your favorite jacket, or the glove box in your car, for surprisingly chilly weather. Highly affordable and machine washable, you’ll love the lightweight feel, and the ability to keep them on even while typing or texting.

The ideal work gloves for men who have to brave the elements all day, you can haul packages, hammer nails, and do tons of other outdoor tasks in these thickly padded gloves; these are perfect for everything but fine-detail tasks like operating a pen or screwdriver.

Amazingly resistant to low temperatures and wind chill, over two thousand reviewers had something to say about these highly rated fleece gloves. Advertised to withstand temperatures down to -20F, it should be noted that these aren’t ski gloves- they lack the required water resistance. They’re durable gloves that will keep your knuckles from cracking while living through miserably cold winters, and keep you able to do tons of outdoor activities. A gender neutral style and affordable price point only add to the positives for these cozy gloves.

These dual-purpose gloves pull their weight from fall to spring, whether worn standalone on chilly days, or layered under even warmer, waterproof gloves for subzero excursions. Fans of the famous Smartwool socks can rejoice in their ever expanding catalogue, which includes not only these comfortable gloves, but also hats and base layers.

Outdoor equipment brand Marmot has a well-earned reputation for trail essentials, and if you’ll be heading out on a hike with uncertain temperatures these are great gloves to bring along. You’ll keep a firm grip on trekking poles, and be able to operate all but the most finnicky of pack zippers without having to remove your gloves.

Available in 13 stylish color options, these leather gloves are a dreamy choice for fashion enthusiasts. Both durable and affordable, they come in sizes up to XXL, and are made from deerskin or sheepskin, depending on the color options selected. A warm lining finishes off a pair of gloves that are perfect for brisk, windy days.

Keep kids happy and comfortable during outdoor adventures this winter with a pair of quality gloves. The North Face’s youth gloves feature touchscreen functionality and easy-on pull tabs, so they go on quick, and kids won’t be tempted to remove them just to fiddle with tablets or phones.

An investment piece, these North Face gloves feature a lifetime warranty and are machine washable. The tech involved allows air to pass while still creating a waterproof barrier, so your hands stay dry and comfortable, whether you’re out in the extreme elements for work, or for play.

Ideal for tasks like snow shoveling, the wrist cinch on these high-coverage gloves keep you from dumping quite so much snow into your gloves this year. These Gore-Tex gloves come in five size options and feature a high contrast color pattern and glove leashes, to help minimize the chances of losing them. 

A perfect gift for anyone living in a cold part of the country, these durable and attractive gloves are tasteful and professional enough for office workers, but can also hold up to the rigors of outdoor work.

Perfect for the cold weather conscientious, these vegan gloves maintain mobility and flexibility, so your hands will stay toasty and warm while driving, are functional enough you can still have both hands full while loading and unloading your gear or kids for the day, and are stylish enough to wear to the office too.


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