Gloves guide part 7

Reasons why EVERY man needs leather touchscreen gloves for winter

Gloves guide part 7

Types of materials in gloves, number 9:

A peccary is one of the most superlative and rare materials found in gloves. Therefore making it the most resplendent style available on the market today. Peccary leather is derived from the Peccary animal, which is part of the pig family. The best quality hides come from wild animals in Peru. Since the animals are wild and hence little scuffs and marks in the leather are not a defect, but much rather a sign of quality and wild origin. A genuine peccary is identified by characteristic 3-prong pores. Peccary leather has been so popular for gloves due to its extraordinary characteristics. It is both incredibly durable while being supple and soft. While a hand-sewn seam can rip under extreme conditions, the leather can be resewn over and over again, and you will likely never be able to destroy peccary leather in the course of normal use. The leather will also grow softer the more you wear it.

Types of materials in gloves, number 10:

Pigskin leather is a less expensive and less refined option that looks a bit like peccary, but it is neither as soft nor as durable as peccary leather. One could also call it a poor man’s peccary leather.

Unlined gloves:

Most gloves today are lined. However, there was a time when the majority of men’s gloves were unlined. The purpose of gloves was simply to keep one’s hands dirt-free and the overall look elegant. Today, things are more practical and most men wear gloves only when it is cold outside, thus requiring a lining. However, if you live in warmer climates or if you want to wear gloves during fall and spring, you should give unlined gloves a try. Not only do you get to feel the leather directly, which is perfect for driving gloves, but due to the lack of glove lining, your gloves will fit tighter to your fingers and create refined look than lined gloves.

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