There is a new HEATED coat and it is the best thing ever. Emel and Aris’ Smart Coat technology is going to blow your mind…
By Jess Edwards
Wearable tech might not have yet got the whole ‘looking pretty’ thing right but, thanks to a new British brand, that could all be about to change.
Emel and Aris was created by Rana Nakhal Solset, sick of having to compromise on style because of our oh-so-wonderfully unpredictable British Weather.
Her ‘Smart Coats’ for men and women feature revolutionary heating systems – so they are basically an electric blanket that you can wear as you go about your daily business.
The brand explains on its website: “EMEL and ARIS believes stylish, sophisticated men and women want to look their best whatever the temperature.”
“With exclusive, lightweight, versatile heating technology, we have combined high-quality, impeccably-made, formal and informal coats that at the touch of a button, provide extra heat when required. We can now dress stylishly for the outdoors, whatever the weather.”
These ‘electric blankets’ come in the shape of luxuriously tailored coats, in both cashmere-blend wrap and a lighter trench styles.
All you need to do if you’re feeling the chill is press a button and voila – all the warmness can be yours. The panels in the coat are heated thanks to a small rechargeable battery that sits in one of the coat pockets (which can also charge your phone, BTW).
Here’s the sciencey bit…
‘The technology is made from a specially formulated lightweight polymer that is inert. It produces far infrared (FIR) heat energy that is absorbed by the skin to heat the muscles and increase blood flow so you feel warm all over – not hot, just perfectly comfortable.’
It’s basically like that dream we always have about going to work in our duvet. So THANK YOU Emel and Aris.
The brand has started a campaign on KickStarter to raise the funds to put these coats into production – and we reckon it won’t be long before they hit their target.