They kept Princess Dagmar’s hands warm when she became Tsarina of Russia, and Marie Antoinette allegedly valued them for their smooth feel and pleasing citrus and cinnamon aroma of the Calamus flower. Brought to the Danish city of Randers by French monks in the 18th century, the six-petal flower has been the emblem of the world’s finest and longest standing glovemaker ever since. Mentions of Randers Gloves date as far back as the Middle Ages, and since its official inception in 1811, an atelier of expert craftspeople has been at the heart of Randers Gloves and its new, exclusive line RHANDERS.
Brothers Erik and Arne Vejrum preserved and passed on the art of table-cutting and glove-tanning, while new CEO Rina Hansen has made it her life’s mission to carry the rich heritage elegantly into the future. Tailoring their creations to hard working hands in the national forces and fashionable front row fingers alike, the essence, however, is one: “Hands are a symbol of caring,” Rina remarks, “a symbol of love, and of doing good.”