Stylish and practical. What’s not to love about a great pair of winter gloves? Choose a pair to keep your hands and fingers toasty warm in cold weather. And, the bonus is that gloves can also add a refined look to your outfit that makes you look more elegant and put together. They also make great gifts. This article has all the best winter gloves for women this season.

What are the warmest gloves for women for winter?

Best winter gloves for women - Jess wears black gloves with her outfit | 40plusstyle.com

Jess @elegantlydressedandstylish above (read her style interview here) opts for a classic, elegant pair of black leather gloves that will always be on trend.

Check out this similar blazer, pants, booties, handbag, necklace, earrings and gloves.

When choosing gloves, you want to make sure you’re cozy. So, what are the warmest gloves for winter that you can choose? Look for wool and fleece options. You can even choose heated gloves if you really feel the cold.

what winter gloves won’t make your hands sweat?

If you need warmth but you want to ensure that your hands don’t get sweaty, then choosing natural materials like wool and cashmere is a good idea.

what material should your gloves be?

This is going to come down to preference and practicality. We love wool and cashmere options if it’s not raining, or leather if you need a pair to keep out wind, rain and snow.

Do you need waterproof?

If you need a water resistant or waterproof choice, then leather is a great option. Or, you can choose synthetic materials that are specially designed to keep the rain out.

Smartphone compatabiilty 

If you want, or need, to check your phone while out and about, then choose gloves that are touchscreen compatible.

what brand is best for winter gloves?

Josephine wears burgundy gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Josephine @chicatanyage above (read her style interview here) adds a splash of color with her burgundy gloves.

Recreate her outfit with this similar sweater, pants, sneakers, beret and gloves.

We bring you lots of our favorite brands below.

Best winter gloves for women in stores now

Let’s take a look at the best winter gloves for women that we’ve spotted in stores now. Take a look and see if you have a favorite.

leather gloves

A pair of leather gloves is a timeless, elegant choice that won’t date. J.Crew’s Italian leather gloves look and feel like a classic pair of leather gloves, but they have a heart-shaped tech finger that means you can check your smartphone. They come in a choice of 7 colors.

Best winter gloves for women - J.Crew Italian Leather Tech-Touch Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

J.Crew Italian Leather Tech-Touch Gloves

With cashmere lining, the Amazon gloves (below) feel lovely against your skin and they come in a good choice of colors. Reviewers say they are super soft, warm and beautiful.

Best winter gloves for women - QNLYCZY Leather Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

QNLYCZY Leather Gloves

We love the horsebit detailing on the Nicoletta Rosi cashmere-lined gloves below. These would make a great gift for yourself or a loved one.

Best winter gloves for women - Nicoletta Rosi Horsebit Cashmere Lined Leather Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Nicoletta Rosi Horsebit Cashmere Lined Leather Gloves

The zips on the AllSaints gloves (below) add a point of difference and little “toughness” to otherwise ladylike gloves.

Best winter gloves for women - AllSaints Zadie Leather Zip Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

AllSaints Zadie Leather Zip Gloves

If you’re a fan of neutrals during winter, then tan leather is a great option. Combine with winter whites and creams for a stylish, chic look.

Best winter gloves for women - Saks Fifth Avenue COLLECTION Cashmere-Lined Leather Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Saks Fifth Avenue COLLECTION Cashmere-Lined Leather Gloves

The two-tone COS gloves (below) have a modern feel, and we love the combination of red and brown. There are more ideas on how to wear red here.

Best winter gloves for women - COS Cashmere-Lined Color Block Leather Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

COS Cashmere-Lined Color Block Leather Gloves

The best winter gloves for women to keep your fingers toasty warm | 40plusstyle.com

Patricia @patriciaafricaiglesias above (read her style interview here) always looks chic. Her black leather gloves match her boots and are a stylish way to finish her outfit.

Check out this similar sweater, coat, skirt, high boots, bag, headband and leather gloves.

cashmere gloves

We’re a fan of cashmere for coats, scarves, hats, loungewear, and gloves. The cuffed gloves (below) come in 5 colors and have tech touch features to allow you to check your phone without taking them off.

Best winter gloves for women - J.Crew Cashmere Tech-Touch Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

J.Crew Cashmere Tech-Touch Gloves

Soft pastels look beautiful in winter. The Nordstrom gloves (below) feature a deep cuff and soft cashmere to make braving the elements a more luxurious experience.

Nordstrom Cashmere Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Nordstrom Cashmere Gloves

faux fur trim

Faux fur is a great way to keep out the elements, whether you wear around your hood, on your boots or your gloves. The faux fur cuff on the UGG gloves (below) should stop any cold drafts from blowing around your wrist. Plus, they’re insulated and water-resistant.

UGG Faux Fur Trim Quilted Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

UGG Faux Fur Trim Quilted Gloves

Best winter gloves for women – wool

Wool is always a classic choice for your gloves. We love the subtle Ralph Lauren branding and cable knit design of the tan gloves (below). Perfect for the classic style personality.

Polo Ralph Lauren Wool-Blend Cable-Knit Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Polo Ralph Lauren Wool-Blend Cable-Knit Gloves

A pair of black gloves in wool will always be on trend. The Rag & Bone gloves (below) are 100% wool and allow you to swipe your phone while wearing.

rag & bone Addison Wool Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

rag & bone Addison Wool Gloves

Heattech gloves

Uniqlo is a fantastic go-to for warm basics in cold weather. Look for the HEATTECH range. The Uniqlo gloves (below) are timeless, understated and warm.

Uniqlo HEATTECH Knitted Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Uniqlo HEATTECH Knitted Gloves

touchscreen gloves

The North Face is a good place to start when looking for cold weather clothing. The North Face gloves (below) are stretchy for a good fit and they feature grippy palms and touchscreen-compatible fingers.

The North Face Etip Touchscreen Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

The North Face Etip Touchscreen Gloves

Fleece lined

For extra warmth, look for gloves that are fleece-lined. The isotoner fleece gloves (below) come in a huge choice of colors and have great reviews. Wearers say they are of great quality and value.

isotoner Fleece Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

isotoner Fleece Gloves

Another good fleece-lined choice are the Fenely cable knit gloves (below). They come in 13 colors and wearers say they are super soft and warm. Reviewers do say the fingers are long, so think about whether that will suit your hand shape.

FENELY Cable Knit Wool Fleece Lined Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

FENELY Cable Knit Wool Fleece Lined Gloves

Emms wears a cozy check winter outfit | 40plusstyle.com

Emms @beautifuleveryday_uk above opts for classic black gloves to go with her cozy outfit.

Get her look with this similar plaid coat (another option here), jeans, boots, gloves, scarf and turban.

thermal

If it is really cold where you are, then a thermal choice is perfect. The thermal gloves (below) are a good choice if you’re exercising outdoors.

SIMARI Thermal Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

SIMARI Thermal Gloves

cable knit

The faux suede palm grip adds a stylish touch to the cable knit gloves (below). They come in a huge choice of colors so you’re sure to find a favorite.

C.C Unisex Cable Knit Anti-Slip Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

C.C Unisex Cable Knit Anti-Slip Gloves

Waterproof gloves

Wool gloves are great for staying warm, but if it’s particularly rainy or snowy where you are, they can get wet and keep your hands wet in the process. A waterproof pair like the quilted gloves (below) will keep you dry.

Carhartt Quilts Insulated Breathable Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Carhartt Quilts Insulated Breathable Gloves

Best winter gloves for women – Heated gloves

If you tend to feel the cold, then a pair of heated gloves are definitely worth thinking about. The heated gloves (below) have temperature control so you can alter it to suit you and the weather.

Riomza Electric Precise Temperature Control  Heated Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Riomza Electric Precise Temperature Control  Heated Gloves

tartan

Barbour’s tartan gloves look stylish and cozy. We love the combination of the tartan and faux fur.

Barbour Ridley Tartan Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Barbour Ridley Tartan Gloves

Monogram gloves

To add a designer touch to your outfit, the Tory Burch gloves (below) feature the designer’s monogram in the fabric and hardwear.

Tory Burch T Monogram Jacquard & Leather Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Tory Burch T Monogram Jacquard & Leather Gloves

Studded gloves

If you have a rock chick personality or you want to add a bit of an edge to your outfit, the studded gloves (below) are perfect.

Seymoure Kelly Studded Leather Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Seymoure Kelly Studded Leather Gloves

Fingerless gloves can add a stylish element to your outfit when the weather isn’t too cold. Plus, they’re great for working from home when you need to type!

Portolano Cashmere Fingerless Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Portolano Cashmere Fingerless Gloves

Best winter gloves for women - Terri wears black leather gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Terri @glammas.closet above (read her style interview here) adds a pair of subtly-studded gloves to her outfit.

Steal her look with this similar coat (another option here), booties, handbag, earrings, hat and gloves.

Best winter gloves for women – Bow detail

To add a romantic touch to your cold weather outfits, the Kate Spade wool gloves (below) are perfect. Ideal to wear with other pale colors, or to “soften” your black outfits.

Kate Spade New York Bow Detail Wool Gloves | 40plusstyle.com

Kate Spade New York Bow Detail Wool Gloves

Convertible mittens

If you prefer to have access to your fingers rather than touchscreen gloves, convertible mittens are great. You can just pop the mitten over your fingers when you’re cold.

COACH Metallic Logo Convertible Mittens | 40plusstyle.com

COACH Metallic Logo Convertible Mittens

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