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 next six-plus months. 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.