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 hours of warmth and delivers the ability to charge your smartphone, providing the perfect solution for the modern outdoor lifestyler who wants to stay warm, comfortable and connected on long walks and adventures.

Designed to be different, 8K heat on demand apparel reaches temperatures of 122F in just 360 seconds and is the only heated jacket on earth that enables the wearer to be in complete control of their optimum temperature via a smartphone app.

 “8K is about technical innovation and pushing the boundaries of wearable technology in fashion. We want to change the relationship that people have with their outerwear by reimagining the limits of what clothing can offer” said CEO Scott Brenchley. “By giving outdoor lifestylers the ability to adjust their temperature from an app as well as the capacity to charge their smartphone on the go, we feel we have reached a previously unattained level of style, performance, and functionality. Our focus is to create a collection of intelligently designed outerwear that not only looks great aesthetically but offers a completely new experience when worn.” 

The Autumn/Winter 18 collection sees the introduction of new contemporary designs, crafted in Europe and engineered to be worn in any weather conditions, providing the perfect balance of warmth, weight and modern style.

The collection harnesses groundbreaking Flexwarm® technology,  a unique flexible heating system so thin (0.5mm), that it can be printed and layered directly onto fabric, this enables the collection to be ultra-lightweight, eliminating the need for additional bulky insulation materials, without compromising on warmth and ensuring body heat is retained.  

An array of new features have been added to enhance heat insulation and weather protection. A hood for extra wind protection, ribbed cuffs, water-resistant fabric, two hand warmer pockets and a 2-way zipper system, fusing fashion and technology for the perfect outdoor look.

The 8K Autumn/Winter 18 collection comes in black and midnight navy and is available in three styles for women and men.

Heated Hooded Jacket: £250/$300 MSRP

Heated Jacket: £225/$275 MSRP 

Heated Vest: £200/$250 MSRP 

The collection is exclusively available online at from September 25, 2018

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