The 10 Best sports gloves

Gloves that glow in the dark, that are connected to your phone via Bluetooth, or that Dad can drive in – the choice is here

Simon Usborne
Wednesday 21 November 2012 01:00

1. SealSkinz


Known for waterproof accessories, SealSkinz produce a glove that promises to keep out rain and wind while staying breathable.

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Freestyle ski or snowboard gloves from a small French outfit set up by three young guys concerned with style as well as the environment.

3. Rapha


Smart enough for off the bike, these sleek gloves from the London firm have padded palms and a nose-friendly panel for winter wiping.

4. Kjus


High-end, hi-tech gloves with a sewn-in bluetooth speaker and microphone which means you can make calls while leaving your phone in your pocket.

5. North Face


Perfect for switching tracks on your phone during a jog or bike ride, these breathable but warm gloves include X-Static fabric that allows you to operate a touch screen.

6. Aspinal


Classic driving gloves crafted in the finest nappa leather with hand-sewn detailing. Great for dad, and they smell as good as they look.

7. Paul Smith


Neon has never been more acceptable as a statement of style, leading designers to enter territory typically occupied by geeky cycle brands.

8. Nike


Snazzy jogging gloves from Nike with a touchscreen-friendly fingertip as well as a small pocket in which to place house keys. Wind- and water-resistant too.

9. Black Diamond


Utah-based Black Diamond Equipment have a reputation for technical ski and mountaineering gear. Hands could not be warmer.

10. Salomon


Enough protection for all but the harshest days, including silicon grips on the palm, a breathable insert and lightweight insulation.

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