The temperatures are steadily dropping and the snow flurries have become more consistent, which can only mean one thing: Winter is coming, and fast. So now’s the time to stock up on all the cold-weather essentials to get you through the season. One staple you may not have thought about investing in but will certainly love, especially if you live in a region that gets struck with exceptionally low temperatures? A heated jacket. Yes, they exist, and yes, they are life-changing.
Ahead, we’ve rounded up the best heated jackets. From one style that promises up to 12 hours of warmth on the highest setting to a trendy trench that’s battery-heated to a down parka with a built-in USB charging connection, you’re going to need at least one of these. It doesn’t get much better (or warmer) than this in terms of outerwear. And though some come attached with a slightly higher-than-average price tag, these tech-advanced jackets are definitely worth it. Read on to shop our edit.
Pick between five different temperature settings. A jacket complete with a heating system and insulation that promises ultimate warmth and comfort. Try a colorful option. This heated jacket will get you through the coldest of winter days. With up to 10 hours of heating time, this jacket is one of the best. Multi-zone heat elements ensure your chest, back and hands stay warm. This one has an LED controller with three temperature settings. The Cracow Heated Jacket provides 170 degrees of soothing heat for over two hours on the highest setting. External temperature buttons let you easily change the heat setting. This may look like a classic down jacket, but it’s way better. This one promises up to 12 hours of warmth. A built-in USB charging connection? We’ll take it. A jacket that keeps you warm and charges your devices on the go? Amazing. A classic jacket designed in breathable fabric. This heated jacket is great for all wintertime activities. A color worth getting excited over. Wind resistant? Check. Water resistant? Yes. A slightly more-affordable pick that will still keep you warm. This one’s even machine-washable. A sleek belted trench with a battery-heated interior? Sold.