1. Hand size is that measurement around the palm. Wrap a tape measure in inches around the palm of the hand between the thumb and the index finger and make a fist. Your hand size is this number less a half inch. For instance, if the number is a 7, then you are a size 6 1/2.
2. The length is measured from the wrist to the desired height on the bicep
(usually 4 inches above the elbow).
3. Bicep circumference is that measurement around the upper arm at the desired length.
4. Hand tracing of fingers and thumb is also acceptable.
LaCrasia’s sequin glove on the cover of HARPER’S BAZAAR September 2009 issue. A tribute
to Michael Jackson.
Women’s Gloves have been LaCrasia's specialty, as she has provided handwear for Madonna, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, Glenn Close and Michelle Pfeiffer, as well as four First Ladies, including the last pair of white suede gloves worn in public by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Men’s Gloves by LaCrasia have graced the hands of Michael Jackson, Denzel Washington, and Joel Grey. Specialty gauntlets outfit superheroes like Batman, Wolverine, Superman, and Spiderman.
LaCrasia is one of the few remaining makers of Custom Gloves in the United States. Precise table-cutting measurements ensure an exact fit, and the finest leathers available in the world are cut to perfection. Missing fingers or extra digits are never a problem.
Glove History offerings include select objects from LaCrasia’s Glove Museum in New York City, excerpts from our booklet entitled “When Gloversville Gloved America”, Glove Patents and the etiquette of Glove Wearing.
Recent Media articles featuring LaCrasia Gloves are: “They’re still proudly making it in NYC”, Daily News, June 14, 2009; “The last of a dying breed of Leather Glove Makers”, Antenna, Spring, 2009; as well as current editorials in Vogue, W and Bazaar and other worlwide publications.