Despite best efforts to block out the chill, like layering thick socks or slipping on the coziest (or heaviest) pair of winter boots, anyone who has ever stepped outdoors in subzero temps knows that having cold feet is, simply, a sad reality during the winter. But Jimmy Choo is changing that with the ultimate luxury experience: warmth 24/7.
In a partnership with French smart shoe technology company Zhor-Tech, Jimmy Choo is introducing an innovative winter boot that’s equipped with a heated insole that’s activated and controlled wirelessly through a mobile app.
The lug-sole Voyager boot embodies all the high-end Jimmy Choo design elements for which the brand is known — a sleek, yet tough upper crafted from a water-resistant vachetta leather or nubuck, lined with soft shearling for extra insulation — but hidden beneath the hand-tooled collar is a USB port.
Jimmy Choo Voyager boot.
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By using the mobile app, boot wearers can not only track their activity but also set their desired temperature (between a range from 77°F to 113°F), which lasts up to eight hours.
“The Jimmy Choo Voyager represents the first step into an exciting new territory. Wearable technology is still in its infancy and our first consideration when developing