Gloves are an essential cold weather item. There are insulated, waterproof styles great for skiing and other snow sports, as well as soft pairs and sleek leather options made for everyday wear. In the interest of helping you find the right gloves for your money, FN did some research and compiled a list of our favorite women’s gloves on the market. We included a selection of casual to dressier styles, many of which feature touchscreen abilities so you can wear them while texting.
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1. MCTi Ski Gloves
These feature a weatherproof composite shell, plus 40 grams of 3M Thinsulate insulation and adjustable wrist straps to lock in warmth.
Pros: A soft knit, moisture-wicking interior keeps hands cozy and dry. PU leather on the palm and between the thumb and index finger enhances grip and durability. Wrist leashes allow for easy hanging storage. They have three touchscreen fingers and come in four colors.
Cons: Some may find them a little big.
2. Carhartt Mitts
These mittens have a quilted ripstop shell, PU reinforced palms and fingers and adjustable snap closures that let you fine-tune the fit.
Pros: They also feature a breathable, waterproof insert and lining with FastDry technology, which wicks away moisture to prevent hands from getting sweaty. These feature stretchy fleece cuffs that keep the cold out and are available in five colorways to choose from.
Cons: The wrists may feel a little snug for some.
3. Pvendor Winter Gloves
These soft, thick gloves are made with a warm wool and acrylic blend, soft wool lining and double elastic cuffs to trap in heat.
Pros: They’re temperature rated to -4 degrees Fahrenheit. You can also text with this pair using your thumb, index finger and middle finger. An anti-slip triangle rubber palm design enhances your grip. The style comes in black, blue and gray.
Cons: Some may find the fingers to be a tad long.
4. MZTDYTL Thermal Gloves
These fur-trimmed gloves have a high-density water-resistant TPU leather exterior and are lined with thick cotton and polar fleece.
Pros: The palm, index finger and middle finger feature an anti-slip silica gel design that lets you grip your phone firmly. Hook-and-loop strap snap closures at the wrist allow you to adjust the fit, while elastic cuffs keep cold out. They have two touchscreen fingers.
Cons: They may run on the bigger side.
5. Isotoner Spandex Gloves
These all-black gloves are designed with a nylon-spandex blend shell that provides a customized fit and non-slip faux leather palm patches.
Pros: SmartDRI technology repels water, while SmarTouch technology allows you to text with these on. A soft stretch fleece lining provides superior warmth. These also feature vegan leather patches on the palm, thumb, pointer fingers and middle fingers to enhance grip.
Cons: They may fit a little snug.
6. ViGrace Fingerless Gloves
This convertible style is crafted with a warm, quick-drying wool-acrylic blend and an anti-slip pigskin leather patch on the palm to improve your grip.
Pros: A plush fleece lining and 3M Thinsulate insulation ensure hands stay toasty. A strip of secure Velcro on the back keeps the mitten cover secure so you can also wear these as fingerless gloves, too. They’re offered in four colors, including dark gray and beige.
Cons: Some may wish they were more flexible.