Long leather gloves are one of the most classic women fashion accessories. They are named so because their length extends the elbows of the wearer. They are not new in the fashion world and are one of the most popular and stylish types of gloves.
Long leather gloves are spelling its magic since the 18th century. During that period they were highly worn and very famous too. Long leather gloves have seen great rise during the late 19th century and in first few years of 20th century. All this tells the tale of popularity of leather gloves. During those times women used to wear long leather gloves in daytime as well as in evenings both. They used to be worn with almost all outfits including swimsuits also. It shows that at that time wearing gloves were not limited as a sign of trend and fashion but worn as a regular wear. But presently it’s just opposite. No doubt long leather gloves are still a trend but limited to wearing in selected occasions only.
Best part of these gloves is that they are not just a form of fashion but also add elegant touch to outfit. Moreover they are a very versatile wear, which is represented by their various shapes, styles, designs and fabrics. Leather is a soft and supple fabric, thus on wearing these gloves impart smooth feel to hands. Besides they are widely admired for their peerless lastingness and excellent style, comfort and superior quality. They are very good protection against abrasion due to their does not get worn out quality.
Various forms of long leather gloves include gauntlets and mittens. Gauntlets gloves are the ones without fingers and having a huge opening for the fingers while mittens gloves cover the entire hands including the fingers. Both have their own specialty. Gauntlets are good for showing off fashion while Mittens are good from protection viewpoint. Long leather gloves are made up of different types of leather hides. Amongst all leather gloves made up of kid hide are the best but expensive too. Other than it cow hide leather, suede leather and patent leather gloves are high on the rise. Apart from these, other hides are also used in their making. With such a great versatility they have made their special place in the hearts of women.
These gloves are great to be worn in various occasions and display effortless beauty to women. Prom, wedding, ball etc are best occasions to wear them. Long leather gloves come decking in different designs over them. One of the most popular forms of long leather gloves are the one having wrist-level opening. They either have snap closures or buttons on opening part. Their best part is that women do not need to take out gloves completely but just open the opening at the wrist and slip hands out. The fingers section is very comfortable and held properly for working out.
Long leather gloves are also a sign of high social status and grace. One of their most unique point is they tend to become better with age, if taken proper care.