The 17 Best Warm Women’s Gloves and Mittens to Keep Hands Toasty All Winter
Cold hands? Not anymore. With these warm gloves and mittens you can stay toasty all winter long.
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Warm gloves and mittens—just like those cozy winter coats, sweaters, boots, and scarves—are winter essentials. The right ones will keep your hands snug and comfy so you can get outside even on the most frigid days. There are many different types of gloves for women, from fashionable leather, wool, and cashmere to performance fabrics designed for staying active despite the cold. We’ve found pairs to meet your every winter need, whether you’re heading down the slopes or just to the grocery store. And when you get back indoors, you can trade in your warm gloves for throw blankets, loungewear, warm socks, and slippers for women.
How we chose the best warm gloves and mittens
To find the best warm gloves and mittens, we researched the most popular categories and then read hundreds of reviews to find out which ones real women were loving. Here are our choices for the best gloves and mittens for women, hands down. If you need something even warmer, check out heated gloves.
UGG Genuine Shearling Lined Mittens
Best overall mittens
These super cozy mittens will do for your hands what UGG boots do for your feet—keep them snug as a bug in a rug. Lined with plush shearling, the soft leather is trimmed with faux fur for a trio of textures. Maybe it should be called SNUGG. Get a pair as a gift for your best friend, too.
Achiou Touch Screen Winter Gloves
Best gloves for texting
This #1 Amazon Best Seller has more than 21,000 five-star reviews praising the fact that they allow you to text away without having to take your gloves off. They also feature silicone palm grippers to keep your phone from slipping. The knit fabric has a snug fit for warmth but enough stretch for comfort. Available in a dozen colors, these gloves will keep you cozy—and connected.
Eddie Bauer Powder Search Touchscreen Mittens
Best mittens for texting
With their waterproof shell and Thermafill insulation, these mittens are ready for the coldest days but are equipped with conductive material on the thumb to easily operate any touchscreen. Polyurethane palms help you get a grip so you can text to your favorite digits while keeping your own digits warm.
M.M. LaFleur Cashmere Circle Cable Gloves
Best cashmere gloves
Nothing feels more luxurious against your skin than cashmere, and these gloves give you more of it with a longer length that also hugs your wrists and forearms. The cable stitch down the center is a lovely design element that adds a fashionable touch to even the most bundled-up outfit. Classic in heather gray, it’s also offered in Chianti and olive for a pop of color.
Vermont Gloves Lined Deerskin Leather Gloves
Best leather gloves
Made from premium deerskin leather, which conforms best to your hands for a snug fit, these buttery soft gloves are sleek yet durable. They’re polyester lined for added warmth and are lightweight enough to wear while you’re driving.
NasreensCo Nappa Leather Mittens
Best leather mittens
These stylish mittens are handmade from Italian Nappa leather, giving them a unique suppleness and richness. Fleece-lined with an adjustable wrist strap to keep in the coziness, their good looks are matched with practicality so they’re also warm and toasty.
L.L. Bean Mountain Classic Fleece Gloves
Best fleece gloves
Made from anti-pill and wind-resistant fleece, these lightweight gloves provide warmth without bulk. The palm insert makes it easy to hold on to your keys or a leash, and they can be thrown in the washer and dryer. Available in three colors.
Mimsi Double Layer Fleece Mittens
Best fleece mittens
These handmade mittens offer a double dose of fleece for extra warmth and softness, and they come in a rainbow of colors and prints. The elastic in the wrist ensures your hands stay cocooned in all the fabulous fleece.
Hobbs London Wool Gloves
Best wool gloves
Because of its abilities to hold in heat, stay dry, and resist mold and mildew, wool is a winter favorite and these gloves feature it in all its natural glory, unlined and cozy. The rib-knit cuffs add some interesting detail and keep the cold out. The gloves come in navy and neutral to go with pretty much anything.
Uncommon Goods Chloe Wool Mittens
Best wool mittens
There’s nothing like a handmade pair of wool mittens to give you the warm and fuzzies, and this pair is handmade in Nepal, honoring fair trade practices. Blooming with red embroidered flowers, they’re bright and cheery and really stand out in the snow.
Carhatt Quilts Insulated Breathable Glove with Waterproof Wicking Insert
Best insulated gloves
With more than 2,100 five-star reviews written by cold-weather users from New Hampshire to Minnesota to Michigan, these gloves are all but guaranteed to keep your hands toasty. Carhatt has been making outdoor gear for 130 years and has pumped up the internal warmth here with a microfiber lining and Dry-Max waterproof inset. The outside features channel quilting, a stretchy fleece cuff, and a hook and loop closure. Choose from four colors—one for each member of the family.
Ozero Thinsulate Convertible Mittens
Best insulated mittens
Doing double duty, these polar fleece mittens easily convert to fingerless gloves if you need to send a quick text or open a plastic bag when walking your dog. Either way, the Thinsulate lining will keep the heat in and the freezing cold out. Warm and well-priced, the mittens come only in black but, lightweight and windproof, they’re anything but basic.
L.L. Bean Heritage Wool Windproof Mittens
Best knit mittens
With a classic cable knit design, these soft-as-snow mittens have timeless style. They’re made of lambswool and nylon and are lined with a windproof GORE WINDSTOPPER insert for exceptional warmth. They come in three colors and are the grown-up version of your favorite childhood mittens.
Hestra Army Leather Heli Ski Gloves
Best ski gloves
Designed to keep your hands warm even in the harshest conditions, these performance gloves are ideal for all snow sports. They’re made of 100% polyamide, which is durable and absorbent, and are windproof, waterproof, and breathable. They also have a leather palm panel, a pre-curved grip designed to mimic the hand’s natural resting position, and an elastic wrist with Snow Lock and hook-and-loop closure. Oh, and they also feature a nose wipe at the thumb. They’re kind of the Black Diamond of ski gloves.
TRUCK Gloves Pro Mitten
Best ski mittens
You can hit the slopes in style with TRUCK’s warmest ski and snowboarding mittens. There are so many layers of coziness between the rich leather tops and bottoms and your hands, including generous helpings of Thinsulate, polar fleece, and polyfill. The mittens feature a universal under/over-the-jacket cuff design, reversed suede palm reinforcement, and, not to be undervalued, a suede leather nose wipe.
The North Face Etip Recycled Gloves
Best gloves for running
A favorite of runners, these slim gloves let you stay on track despite the cold. Made of recycled polyester and four-way stretch fleece, they feature a silicone palm for a superior grip as well as five-finger touchscreen capability so you can track your progress while staying warm.
WhitePaws RunMitts Wind & Water Resistant Mittens
Best mittens for running
These innovative mittens check off all the boxes for runners. Lightweight, they’re made with wind- and water-resistant soft-shell fleece, they’re convertible so you can push them down to your wrists when you no longer need them, they’re touch-screen compatible, and they even have pockets for heat packets if you want extra warmth.