“Could I wear my heated vest under a jacket? Is it weird?”
“Of course, you could.”
People always would like to look for more ways to keep themselves warm, comfortable, and lightweight when the cold weather starts to invade our life. One option that has become increasingly popular in recent years is a heated vest.
It’s a battery-powered heated vest that uses heating elements, wires, and a battery to build a heating system. Just because of its heating technology, it as cold-weather gear has quickly become one of the best sellers in winter. While in some extremely cold areas, a heated vest maybe could not ensure the powered heat withstands the whole cold. So, some users wonder whether they can wear a heated vest under a jacket. And we write this article to tell you the answer and give you more ways to dress a heated vest.
Could you wear a heated vest under a jacket?
Yes, you could. A heated vest normally uses a reliable heating system, high-quality material, a certified lithium battery, which ensures we wear it without any worries. Also, you can wear it under a jacket because of a lot of benefits, especially in extremely cold weather.
Primarily, a heated vest provides a sense of remarkable warmth to the body. People always like to wear sweaters or hoodies to add an extra layer of insulation under the jacket. But while the weather becomes increasingly cold, the warmth provided by traditional layers is not efficient. That’s where a heated vet comes into dress with a jacket. With an advanced heating system, a heated vest normally can generate different levels of heat and the temperature can be up to 130℉ (55℃), which can withstand different types of cold.
Also, a heated vest can bring you a lightweight experience in winter. We always layer with many clothes to challenge the low temperature. When the temperature drops, we normally put on an extra layer to look for warmth. But with a heated vest, we can get rid of many layers of clothing without compromising the warmth. It’s a battery vest that is made of lightweight, soft, and thermal fabric, making it fit for those who work outside in cold winter.
How to choose a heated vest under a jacket?
Whether you buy a heated vest to dress with a jacket or shirt, the heated system is the priority. A heated system mainly consists of heating elements, wires, and a battery. Normally, heated vests use carbon fiber heating elements to guarantee quick heat and even warmth distribution. Also, 7.4V and 5V batteries are commonly used, but the former performs better on heating hours.
The inner insulation layer always needs to be not puffy to maintain a good outlook. And puffy layer is easy to restrict movement, increasing the annoyance while you’re working or participating in outdoor activities. That’s to say, we don’t recommend you wear a heated down vest under the jacket although the down fabric features a remarkable thermal effect. So, a heated vest crafted with lightweight and no puffy material would be the best inner layer under the jacket, like fleece. Fleece fabric is soft, breathable, and slim-fit, which is regarded as the ideal layer fabric.
Heated vests vary in design and style. For example, some with a hood design and some with a stand collar design. Honestly, there is no standard to regulate which design you should pick to dress with the jacket. It depends on your preference. If you wear a hood jacket, we suggest the vest should not be designed with a hood to maintain a good outlook. And if you always go out with a jacket, a heated vest with multiple pockets is convenient for storing items.
How to layer with a heated vest?
Some users think that it’s not easy to match clothes with a heated vest. Instead, a heated vest has different dressing styles to show your fashionable outlook.
While in mild weather, like spring or fall, women can wear a heated vest over a dress to combine the stylish and comfortable. And if the weather becomes increasingly cold, a heated vest under the jacket would be the best outfit. Also, the basic layer under the vests should be made of moisture-wicking material to enhance breathability.
A heated vest can be worn under a jacket to add extra warmth and decreases the layer of clothing in cold winter. If you live in a cold area, wearing the heated vest under a jacket is a good way to keep yourselves toasty and nice.
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