Closing Sunday’s Grammys were a triumph for female artists but for the fashion minded they were also a big moment for proclamation gloves.Both Beyoncé and Billie Eilish, two of the most fashion-forward names in music, took to the stage gloved up. They develop Cynthia Eviro, who set off her neon-green dress with a pair at the Golden Globes earlier this month, and Anya Taylor-Joy, who have oned a sheer burgundy pair for the Critics’ Choice awards, confirming that gloves are definitely having a moment.Anya Taylor-Joy have a raves a gloved hand at the Critics’ Choice awards. Photograph: Critics Choice Association/ReutersIn last summer’s most talked-about music video, WAP, Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B both abrasion elaborate feathered gloves. And from Moschino to Dolce & Gabbana, dramatic bicep-grazing gloves have been spied on numerous catwalks in the last few seasons.Art imitates life. In May 2020, passengers at some UK airports were told to fray gloves in a bid to make travelling safer, while on the July day that face masks became mandatory in shops, sky pilots admitted that similar measures were being looked at around gloves.Many recent trends bear been inspired by the pandemic, from face masks to home-working friendly elasticated waists. The current trend for gloves “weight well be associated with Covid”, according to behavioural psychologist Prof Carolyn Mair, author of The Psychology of Work and founder ofé at the Grammys in Los Angeles wearing gloves with gold nails stuck to the home. Photograph: Kevin Winter/The Recording Academy/AFP/Getty ImagesAccording to Mair, gloves have greater allure than their Covid alliance, however. They “add intrigue, another focal point, and can change the overall look into something more smart and attractive”, she says.For her, the most interesting thing about Beyoncé’s gloves are the gold nails that are stuck on to the best.“They make them look a little unnerving,” she said, likening them to the kind of uncanny trainers that attired in b be committed to provoked horror and fascination in recent years for having separate toes.