Christmas gifts for skateboarders - Independent Trucks Skate Gloves

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

I've always thought that buying gloves as Xmas presents should be reserved for the elder members of the population as a kind of chic nod to arthritis, given that they tend to be target audience for this kind of last minute, 'Granny will love this seasonal reminder of her inexorable slide towards the grave' gift.

Luckily, for anyone considering buying Christmas gifts for skateboarders in the next two weeks, these Independent Trucks Skate Gloves offer function and fashion without the reference to mortality; plus with the current vogue for 80's tricks whereby grabbing your board mid-air is no longer considered wack by the zeitgeist - they actually have a use-value beyond stopping you developing frost bite.

What better way to spice up that air out of your jumpramp than by cladding your mitts in these Independent-branded wool skate gloves? As an additional extra, the good people at Indy have seen fit to brand the gloves in a striking red along what is colloquially referred to as the 'messaging finger', meaning that you can proudly throw up the American version of 'sod off' (AKA The Bird) safe in the knowledge that not only are you sticking it to 'the Man', but that you're also repping one of skateboarding's most iconic brands at the same time.

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