Your hands are important for, ahem, a variety of reasons, so you can’t afford to overlook the value of a good pair of winter gloves. With them, you can spend hours and hours outdoors enjoying the snow before heading back inside to enjoy quality time with your hands. Without them, that snow will team up with the cold to give you frostbite and rob you of your best friend in times of need. That’s no good, bros.
But not all winter gloves are created equal. You want to make sure you have the right pair for the right activity. So, whether you’re going to be driving, playing in the snow, or playing on your phone because that’s an all-weather activity now apparently, there’s a winter glove for you, and I’m here to help you find it with one of these, the 15 best men’s winter gloves for every need.
These are just a solid pair of traditional winter gloves without all the frills. They’re a bit on the thinner side, so you can still do things with your hands and fingers without having to worry about the cold. You might not want to use them in a snowball fight, but these will serve your purpose if you just want something to wear to keep your hands warm while you go about your day, and they will serve that purpose well.
If you need something that will hold up to the rigors of hardcore snow play, then this may be the glove for you. Designed for winter activities like skiing and snowmobiling, these waterproof and windproof gloves will keep your hands warm and dry for the entire day. There’s also an attached zippered pocket which can hold your keys and credit cards.
These leather gloves are built to keep your hands warm while you ride. Or anything else really. That’s because they’re a great all-purpose glove, sporty enough to serve as driving gloves yet thick enough to handle the snow and cold. The thumb and forefinger also are designed so that you can use them on your phone without having to take your gloves off.
These waterproof gloves are made to keep your hands warm in the most extreme of winter conditions. That’s because in addition to the thermal insulation they also come equipped with an adjustable strap which you can use to tighten them to further keep out the snow and cold. It also has a zippered storage pocket for all your little goodies.
These gloves are designed with the cyclist in mind, featuring a sleek look and anti-skid palms for a better grip. They’re also waterproof and feature double-layering so they’ll keep you warm and dry in a variety of situations. Also, conductive metal fibers make texting and other touch-screen activities just part of your new gloved life.
If you have big hands you know that finding a pair of gloves that fit can be a pain in the ass. Well, look no further because these gloves were designed just for you. Extra-large, they’re built to fit the hands of a man, and they’re built to keep those hands warm and dry in just about any winter situation you can imagine.
It’s Carhartt. You know what to expect. These gloves in particular, though, are designed to keep you extra warm and dry. That’s because that “W.P.” stands for waterproof. And the insulation is ultra-soft and thick to give you a padded layer of cozy warmth for your hands. The adjustable straps just add another cold-fighting tool to these gloves’ arsenal. It’s Carhartt, you know they’ll take care of you.
Look, these gloves pretty much describe themselves right there in the name. Tough outdoors? Check. Good for skiing and playing in the snow? Check. Works with your phone? Check. That last one is extra impressive given that a combination ski/touch screen glove is pretty damn difficult to pull off. And yet, these gloves manage to do it.
There’s something elegant about pure wool gloves. They add a touch of class that synthetic gloves just can’t give you. But these gloves aren’t just about looks. The pure wool knit sits atop a layer of Thinsulation and a fleece lining to make sure that your hands stay warm while you look good.
These North Face gloves are, as you can probably tell from the name, built with your phone addiction in mind. They’re fleece gloves so even though they’re thin (very helpful when you’re texting), they’ll also keep you warm. They also go one step further than most gloves, designed with something called Radiametric Articulation, which is just a fancy way of saying they keep your hands in a naturally relaxed position.
These luxury gloves made from Italian Nappa leather are perfect for anyone who needs to look good while also staying warm. Wool and fleece line the inside while that supple leather keeps you looking fresh on the outside. These gloves also feature “precision touch point control,” which means that, yes, you can use them with your phone.
Let’s face it, as much as touchscreen gloves help, there’s nothing better than using your bare fingers when it comes to doing things that require normal dexterity. That’s where fingerless gloves come in. The problem is that most fingerless gloves are (1) cheap and ratty, and (2) don’t help a whole hell of a lot when you need to, you know, keep your fingers warm. These convertible gloves, however, take care of both problems. That’s because they’re thick, high quality wool gloves. And it’s also because they include a mitten top that you can take off when you need your fingers and then put right back on to keep them warm.
These leather gloves perfect for driving are also touchscreen compatible. And that leather is 100% sheepskin, so you know it’s quality. A great combination of fashion and function.
Nappa leather made from sheepskin. Driving. Texting. You know the deal. What these gloves offer is a little added touch of warmth with both wool and fleece linings adding a double layer of protection for your hands.
When it comes to keeping warm and dry “Gore-Tex” is a magic word. And these gloves are the only ones to make the list that have it. Basically, that means that these gloves are badass, built to keep you warm and dry in the nastiest of conditions. And even better? They look like a winter glove version of a knight’s iron gauntlet. Now that’s a goddamn winter glove you can depend on.
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