Sales of this heated vest are up more than 15,000% on Amazon: Here's why shoppers love it

·Shopping Editor
·3 min read

Looking for more of the best deals, sales and product recommendations? Sign up for Yahoo Lifestyle Canada’s newsletter!

Add the Lightweight Heated Vest with Battery to your winter wardrobe. Images via Amazon.
Add the Lightweight Heated Vest with Battery to your winter wardrobe. Images via Amazon.

Yahoo Lifestyle Canada is committed to finding you the best products at the best prices. We may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change.

While long johns and thick knits may be the gold standard when it comes to beating winter chills, heated clothing offers a new way to stay warm at the coldest temperatures.

Although winter hasn't officially begun, now's the perfect time to stock up on warm clothing essentials that you can keep on hand throughout the coming season. One shopper-approved pick has already become a trending item, and risen to the top of Amazon's Movers and Shakers list with a 15,800 per cent spike in sales. 

The Lightweight Men’s Heated Vest and Lightweight Women’s Heated Vest from FTVOGUE are both on sale right now when you apply a $20 coupon, bringing their price down to $150.

Lightweight Heated Vest with Battery (Men's)

Lightweight Heated Vest with Battery (Women's)

Lightweight Heated Vest with Battery. Image via Amazon.
Lightweight Heated Vest with Battery. Image via Amazon.

$150 $170 at Amazon (Men's)$150 $170 at Amazon (Women's)

How does it work?

The Lightweight Heated Vest uses ultra-thin carbon fibre heating elements across the abdomen and back in order to provide gentle warmth. The battery-operated heating system offers up to 15 hours of use on a single charge, so you can enjoy the outdoors all day without worrying about losing power. 

The vest offers three heat settings that allow the wearer to choose their comfort level with just the press of a button. Despite their high-tech heating, the jackets are actually a low-maintenance article of clothing and can be thrown into the washer and dryer along with the rest of your laundry.

Click here to sign up for Yahoo Canada's lifestyle newsletter.
Click here to sign up for Yahoo Canada's lifestyle newsletter.

What people are saying

With a 4.5-star rating from customers, these insulated vests might be just the thing to keep you warm through the last few weeks of winter.

"The vest is amazing," shared one reviewer, who added that it heats up "less than 20 seconds" and provides ample heating to the "back, neck and front pockets."

One shopper added that this vest "works great" for their evening walks, while another shared that it "solved the problem" of working outdoors in cold temperatures. 

While the jacket does come with a rechargeable battery pack, it requires its own proprietary battery for heat, That means you won't be able to swap it out for another power bank once the battery dies, which may be inconvenient if you plan on using it for long stretches at a time without access to a recharging station. 

The verdict

If you’re looking for an innovative way to keep warm in cold weather, the Lightweight Heated Vest from FTVOGUE is a solid choice. Worn on their own or with layers, they provide a comfortable and functional take on outerwear.

While it's effective at keeping you warm and toasty, you may just want to ensure that you always have time to charge your vest after each use since there's no option to swap out its battery pack.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram and sign up for our newsletter.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting