Hopefully by now your winter wardrobe is well stocked with all the essentials: snuggly sweaters, durable boots, protective coats and toasty fleece-lined leggings. But now we want to talk about another cold weather necessity that is perhaps the most vital of them all. We’re talking about winter gloves, of course.
Whether you’re commuting outside, braving the cold during snowy sightseeing or reluctantly taking your dog for a long walk, heavy duty, ultra-warm winter gloves are an absolute must, folks. So we rounded up the best (and warmest) on the market, from waterproof options and others that come with built-in heating systems to lightweight styles ideal for an outdoor workout sesh. We hit up staffers, reviewers and other discerning users to weigh in on the benefits of, say, all-cashmere lining versus a less expensive cashmere blend. Here's a list of highlights, followed by details on all 25 that made the cut.