The long and the short of it-warm up to sporty and elegant choices

Photograph: Chago Akii-Bua and Brian Jones
gloves available at Chicago stores

(1) and (9) Coach long purple and brown leather Bonnie Turnlock gloves ($298) at Carson Pirie Scott State Street.

(2) Nicole Miller dark brown leather wrist scoop gloves ($125) at Nicole Miller, 63 East Oak Street.

(3) Coach short black suede and silk scarf cuff gloves ($248) at Coach, 625 North Michigan Avenue.

(4) Tod’s leopard-print pony hair with leather trim Marlene gloves ($525) at Tod’s, 121 East Oak Street.

(5) Salvatore Ferragamo red leather gloves ($300) at Salvatore Ferragamo, 645 North Michigan Avenue.

(6) and (7) Nicole Miller opera-length olive and brown leather gloves ($250) at Nicole Miller.

(8) Coach black suede gloves with fur cuffs   ($398) at Coach.

(10) Cole Haan burnt sienna Italian nappa and suede Village Weave gloves ($125) at Cole Haan, 673 North Michigan Avenue.

(11) Tod’s gray Marlene calfskin gloves ($525) at Tod’s.

(12) Coach short red leather gloves ($248) at Coach.