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
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1. SealSkinz

£31.46, wiggle.co.uk

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

2. Picture

£69.99, ellis-brigham.com

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

£75, rapha.cc

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

£180, mrporter.com

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

£19, uk.thenorthface.com

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

£89, aspinaloflondon.com

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

£45, paulsmith.co.uk

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

8. Nike

£20, johnlewis.com

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

£160, cotswoldoutdoor.com

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

10. Salomon

£44.99, snowandrock.com

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

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