Generally, in the best car movies, driving gloves have become associated with the fastest cars, but that doesn’t have to be the case. If the inclement weather requires a glove to keep your digits warm, driving gloves are great, because they’re dual purpose. If you have a jaw-dropping car or just an opportunity to drive one for a few miles, the leather gloves add a nice touch to the driving experience. And above all else, there is a reason why the elite F1 racers wear them, so why wouldn’t you when you’re driving to VONS to pick up a gallon of milk.
These are the best driving gloves for anyone looking to put a layer of leather between them and their steering wheel.
Pratt and Hart Touchscreen Leather Driving Gloves
With the touchscreen just about everywhere these days, including a probable big ole dashboard in your car and certainly on your smartphone, you’re going to need a glove that will help hug the inside lane and drop the perfect emoji. The Pratt and Hart Touchscreen Leather Driving Gloves are stitched from fine-grained leather, have holes at the knuckles, and a snap closure to keep everything in place. The gloves are unlined leaving your command of the wheel supple and capable of making a left-hand turn.
Shinola + Geier Deerskin Lined Gloves
Collaborations lead to great things and the Deerskin Lined Gloves from Shinola and Geier are no exception. The signature Shinola rivet paired with Geier’s 85yrs of famed craftsmanship makes this glove optimal for the colder days on the road or when you got to run from the kitchen to the front seat without warming up the car. The Shinola + Geier Deerskin Lined Gloves will highlight your peacoat out on the town and positioned at 10-and-2.
Riparo Leather Half Mesh Driving Gloves
The color combination of black and cognac leather and snap closure make the Riparo Leather Half Mesh Driving Gloves optimal for summer days on the open road. The supple leather adds the dexterity your palms have been missing since you hit puberty. The Riparo gloves are going to amplify your style and driving habits with the hope you’ve got a chance to drive Highway 1.
Autodromo Stringback Driving Gloves
Pulled tight and snapped closed over the top of your wrist, the Autodromo Stringback Driving Gloves are exuding with style, comfort, and control. Pulling from the craftsmanship of the late 1950s and racing through the countryside with wooden steering wheels, the Stringback Driving Gloves are precise in dropping a gear and redefining your driver persona. The gloves will fit as if they’re poured on over your hands and tucked in your back pocket, it won’t be your cheeks strangers are grabbing for.
Ferrari Scuderia Driving Gloves
Is there really anything that needs to be said knowing these gloves are sewn entirely in Italy by Ferrari. Sadly the gloves don’t come with a matching car, but the Ferrari Driving Glove in Nappa lambskin with open knuckles and wrists are the quintessential accessory to your fuel injected driving experience. You and everyone else know Ferrari and with the exquisitely exposed stitching, let’s hope these gloves see all 12 cylinders, even if it’s a one day rental on the track.
Fort Belvedere Petrol Blue Driving Gloves
The driving glove was initially intended for the chauffeur, though the Fort Belvedere Petrol Blue Driving Gloves are 100% for you and the open road. The stitched Nappa lambskin is incredibly supple and contours your hand and digits as if dipped into a bowl of molten wax. The Fort Belvedere gloves are hand-sewn in Hungary with the finest Italian leather and if anyone questions which direction you’re going, let the exposed white thread direct traffic.
Forzieri Brown Leather and Cotton Men’s Driving Gloves
Made it Italy with leather and cotton, the Forzieri Driving Gloves should accompany a 1968 Jaguar XKE convertible but your ‘97 Explorer will probably have to do. The gloves are cut off just about the knuckle allowing your true touch to throttle up your ride. The cotton backing allows for ample air circulation when the engines are revved up and at the end of the day when the gloves are off, you’ll be hoping someone, anyone needs something from the store and you’re the one to drive to get it.
Scully and Scully Leather Criss-Cross Gloves
With a ruffled leather topside and cashmere lining, the Scully and Scully Leather Criss-Cross Gloves will redefine the cloth interior of you 122,000-mile Subaru Legacy. Made in Italy, exclusively for Scully and Scully, these Leather Criss-Cross Gloves are a dominant force in the winter months. Cold as ice steering wheels and metal-capped shift knobs will fear these gloves while you drive from here to there. The Scully and Scully Leather Criss-Cross Gloves are made to order, just as the finest things in life are supposed to be.
Connolly Goodwood Full-Grain Leather Driving Gloves
These two-toned driving gloves from the famed leather specialist, Connolly, teamed up with Goodwood Estate are a true moto enthusiasts delight. Visible hand stitching with perforation for ventilation, the Goodwood Driving Gloves are elite and desire hairpin corners. The velcro fastening can be left open for a unique style, but when the bank alarm sounds, best secure the velcro and put the pedal to the metal.
Café Leather Triton Driving Gloves
Perforated leather and a Cobax closure deem the Café Leather Triton Driving Gloves to truly be showstopping accessories. Made in Spain of Vegetable-tanned leather these Triton Gloves will patina along with your driving style and every mile earned on the road. It’s no mistake that elastic wrist provides comfort and security, but when it’s time to fire up the engine and it’s not a 911 Turbo, the Triton Leather goods feel just as at home in the Civic or pedaling an 11-speed.
- A List of Road Trip Essentials You Should Never Journey Without
- The 10 Best Convertible Car Seats for 2020
- Ferrari vs Lamborghini: The Past, Present, and Future of the Italian Automakers
- 5 Rooftop Tents to Buy in 2020: The Best Car Campers
- 14 Best Road Trip Cars of All Time