HAND RAKISH: We must be the 137th person to call fingerless gloves Oliver-Twistian. Maybe the Oliver Twist as presented by director David Lean. But we like them, for so many reasons. Style, and that you can operate a phone without having to remove your gloves (no big whoop to remove your gloves, but it is helpful, especially in biting weather). These nice-looking Xmittens are fleece, and long, and the red threads have a bit of merry menace to them. LOVING THE GLOVE: They're $30, from Xmittens, and there are many, many versions. How to choose, how to choose.