But an apron? It's an essential kitchen tool often overlooked. An apron makes it easier to relax in the kitchen: With a soft, well-loved apron around you, protecting your clothes from mess, you have the freedom to get that pan really hot or use your hands to blend the pie dough.
Plus, an apron makes a perfect gift for the home cook who never realized he or she needed one so badly.
Since we have so many different types of aprons in the Shop—all of which were hand-selected and declared excellent by our team of product reviewers—here's our guide to finding the right one for you (or your loved one):