Lined gloves guide part 2

Reasons why EVERY man needs leather touchscreen gloves for winter

Lined gloves guide part 2

When it is cold outside, lined gloves are the way to go, but you can choose from a range of linings. Think of the lining as a separate glove within the glove, that way the fit is ideal and comfortable.

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Silk has benefits such as warming and cooling qualities. It is also very luxurious to the touch. It is mostly used for women’s gloves or as an alternative to unlined gloves. Your fingers will slip in more easily.

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Cheaper gloves are often fleece lined, and while it is warm, it pills more heavily, and your fingers are much more prone to sweating. Just like in suiting, you should stick to natural materials.

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Shearling gloves are sewn with the wool fur facing inwards keeping your hands warm. However due to the thickness of the material, these gloves are just functional, and neither looks handsome nor elegant. Only wear these if you are in a ski resort town and it fits the overall theme. Otherwise, go with regular gloves.

Handsewn gloves:

Handsewn gloves take more time to produce and are hence more expensive. Usually, they are sewn with a contrast thread in order for the stitch to be more visible. Handsewn gloves are a bit more chunky, and depending on how well it is sewn, it can be prone to opening. At the end of the day, handsewn gloves combine more craftsmanship. When you think about watches, it is like the mechanical watch that was skillfully assembled but is not 100% accurate, whereas the machine sewn glove is more like an atomic clock that is super accurate. Overall, a gentleman should have both versions, handsewn for precious leathers and casual outfits, machine sewn ones for durability and elegant or very formal events.