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Barry Ryan
8K REDEFINES HEAT ON DEMAND APPAREL WITH NEXT GENERATION OUTERWEAR

8K REDEFINES HEAT ON DEMAND APPAREL WITH NEXT GENERATION OUTERWEAR

The world's first app-controlled heated apparel now delivers the ability to keep your smartphone fully charged at all times. Warrington, Cheshire, UK - September 25, 2018 - 8K, an industry leader in heated apparel has officially launched the latest collection of its revolutionary outerwear. The newest offering for women and men builds on the brand's expertise in creating versatile, heated outerwear, now delivering the ability to charge smartphones on the go while simultaneously delivering essential warmth in seconds. The heated jackets and vests in the range come equipped with a lightweight, dual-port 7500mAh power bank that provides up to 6...

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Barry Ryan
The technology behind rechargeable heated jackets

The technology behind rechargeable heated jackets

ORIGINS As early as 1912, physician Sidney Russell invented what could be called the world’s first electric under-mattress heated blanket – a concept that would later be developed into a practical, thermostatically controlled blanket by prolific inventor George Crowley in 1930. Crowley adored his invention and one remained on his own bed even after he passed away in January 2000, remaining in regular use by his wife. Once Crowley had put the finishing touches on what would become the first modern electric blanket it became only a matter of time before the combination of fabric and active electric heating would...

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8K Unveils Limited Edition Colour Collection

8K Unveils Limited Edition Colour Collection

Our limited edition collection of heated jackets and gilets with new designs, enhanced fabrics, more sizes and an unveiled a collection of bold new colour options has now launched. Dare to be bold, not cold with our range of vibrant colours for men and women including midnight blue, orange, green, red, silver & purple. Our heated apparel reaches 50c in just 360 seconds and lets you control the temperature from an app on your smartphone. Powered by flexible heating technology Flexwarm®, our limited edition colour collection ensures outdoor lifestylers will stay warm and comfortable in all weather conditions. Throughout the...

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Alison Grant
How To Dress For Cold Weather

How To Dress For Cold Weather

It may still be summer but winter will soon be here before you know it, and we want to make sure you’re fully prepared for when the cold hits! While there’s not much you can do about stopping the cold, you can embrace it and dress appropriately. We’ve got some top tips to stay warm, comfortable and beat the cold snap in style- even in the coldest of conditions, follow our top tips and you’ll be toasty and stylish in beyond freezing temperatures (and without the need for lots of layers!)     Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please...

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