Some technological advancements appear to be worthwhile investments, while others appear to be more of a “nice-to-have” than a “need-to-have.” Perhaps you don’t believe you need a jacket that heats up at the touch of a button. However, according to our PEOPLE team of testers, who put several heated jackets through their paces in our lab, your winter wardrobe will be incomplete without this brilliant piece of clothing.
Originally designed to keep motorcycle riders warm on cold rides, heated jackets have now become popular, with people wearing them while skiing, cheering on their favorite football team at a stadium, walking their dogs in the winter… you name it. Sure, you could layer up to stay warm, but imagine not having to wear an extra thermal because your jacket did all the work?
Carbon fiber heating elements generate heat along the chest and mid-back of these cost jackets, according to the science. Simply pressing the logo on the left breast will allow you to select low, medium, or high heat and turn the jacket on and off.
The heating mechanism is powered by a rechargeable battery with a run time of up to 10 hours on the highest setting; on the lowest setting, you’ll get three hours of charge. You can even connect your phone to the battery and charge it while you warm up.
talk about a win-win situation.
Pro tip: Because the jacket is designed to fit snugly on the body so you can feel the warmth properly, it’s best not to size up. Otherwise, the material will move away from your body and you will not reap the full benefits.
Cozy season has arrived, which means it’s finally time to start wearing warm clothing like soft fleece. Fleece is a soft material that can be worn as outerwear or as a lounge piece. Fuzzy fleece jackets are one of this year’s major winter trends, so if you’re looking for one, you’re in luck — right now, you can get one for up to 45 percent off on Amazon.
Its full-length zipper extends to the top of the collar, providing additional coverage on cold days. It also has two zippered side pockets to keep valuables safe while lounging around at home, going for a morning walk, running errands, or commuting to work. The jacket normally costs between. While sale prices vary depending on the color chosen, you can save up to 45 percent off.