Italian Leather Gloves by Solo Classe

Solo Classe is proud to introduce some of the finest Italian leather gloves to the North American marketplace. We import directly from Italy the most unique, colorful and stylish leather gloves available anywhere. Our exquisite products are made of soft kidskin, Nappa or chamois leather and offer a variety of Italian designer styles.
Don't be fooled by "Italian Leather" imitations- Our Italian Leather gloves are imported directly from factories in Italy and are made with genuine Italian leather. The term, "Italian Leather" does not denote the birthplace of the animal... It denotes the SAFER TANNING PROCESS that is done ONLY in Italy.

We also specialize in stunning Italian leather opera-length gloves-
Opera leather gloves & long elbow-length leather gloves for formals and weddings.

We have white, red, and black leather opera gloves in 12-button ( Total length approximately 19” to 20” inches) and 16-button ( Total length approximately 24” to 25”).
All of Solo Classe Italian leather opera gloves are lined with 100% silk.
Caress your hands with our soft cashmere lined leather gloves this fall and winter. Because our customers deserve only the best, we pride ourselves in delivering first class customer service. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Italian Leather Opera and Formal Gloves Spring Prom Sale!

Take an additional 10% OFF our long Formal gloves prices shown.

Use discount code PROM14 at checkout.

As always enjoy Free Ground Shipping within Continental USA

For our Canadian customers, spend $100.00 and receive Free Ground Shipping

Solo Classe Italian Leather Gloves News

Just what in the world are Italian Leather Gloves?

The term, “Italian Leather” does not denote the birthplace of the animals from which the skins are acquired; it denotes the process by which the skins are tanned.   Only Italy employs this extremely costly method to dispose of the highly hazardous and noxious wastes produced in the process.  The tanning of one kilogram of leather requires at least 35 litres of water,...

Apr 07, 2014

A Short History of Opera Gloves

The "opera glove", in the version we most commonly know it today, is a glove of between 19 and 23 inches in length, made of kidskin leather and colored white, ivory or black, with a wrist opening closing with three buttons or snap, and often with three lines stitched across the back of the hand. The longest opera gloves were...

Mar 10, 2014

On Quality and Pricing

WHAT MAKES ITALIAN LEATHER SO SPECIAL, AND EXPENSIVE? Have you ever wondered why Italian Leather Gloves are pricier than those produced in other countries? It’s because of pollution from tannery waste.  The tanning of one kilogram of leather requires at least 35 litres of water, all of which becomes polluted during the process. Strict environmental standards have led to a...

Feb 21, 2014

For Love of Gloves Article in Haute Weekly

Jennifer Hermon has posted a wonderful article For Love of Gloves at Haute Weekly where she talks about Solo Classe's Leather Gloves. “I became particularly fond as I sat at a table with the rep from the glove line, Solo Classe, and got to fondle a pair myself. Yes, it was divine.” Click here to read For Love of Gloves...

Nov 15, 2013