Gloves are a very stylish and underrated menswear accessory that is worth investing a little extra in. Here we bring you the best gloves on the market for men – stylish models of gloves from the British brand Dents.
Those who have owned a pair of exclusive pigskin leather pairs know what quality should feel like when it comes to gloves. One of the hallmarks of a quality pair of gloves is that they should mould to your hands, which means they should fit snugly when you buy them.
British glove maker Dents
One of the best gloves on the market for men is Dents, which has been making gloves by hand in England since 1777, making it one of the oldest surviving clothing and accessory manufacturing companies in England.
The gloves are still made in the same way as when they started. A pair of Dents gloves goes through 32 different steps to get the perfect fit, just like a bespoke suit from Savile Row. The craftsmanship and skill has given Dents a leading position in the premium segment.
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Since the reign of King George III, Dents has been supplying royalty and other celebrities with its gloves. Dents is now the royal court supplier to Prince Charles and they supplied the gloves for both King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation ceremonies.
Other prominent personalities who have worn Dents gloves include racing driver Sir Stirling Moss, Jack Nicholson in the role of the Joker in 1989’s Batman. Daniel Craig also wore Dent’s gloves in the last two Bond films Skyfall and Spectre.
The process of making a pair of Dents gloves
Dents history begins in 1777 when John Dent founded the company with one goal, to create the finest leather gloves in the world. The company was later taken over by John’s two sons and by 1833 133 craftsmen were employed at the factories in Worcester and London.
A pair of Dents gloves goes through 32 different steps to get a perfect fit. Each individual pair is cut and sewn by hand.
Best gloves on the market for men – Different models of Dents gloves
Fleming James Bond Spectre are unlined leather gloves in sheepskin. These leather gloves were worn by Daniel Craig in the James Bond film Spectre. Every gentleman’s wardrobe should contain at least one pair of unlined and one pair of lined gloves.
The Silverstone is made from butter-soft black leather and has touchscreen-friendly fingertips. They’re modelled after driving styles and have perforations and elasticated trims for comfort when you grip the wheel. The perfect driving gloves for summer adventures!
An important feature of gloves nowadays is that they should be usable for touchscreens. Dents’ model Buxton is a good choice for gloves that can be used with touchscreens. They’re made from supple brown leather compatible with touchscreens and have warm knitted linings.
The model Hampton is made from full-grain leather with hand-stitched tops and cashmere linings. They will keep your hands warm through winter.