Will Jimmy Choo’s Voyager Boots Accelerate Adoption of Smart Shoes?

Move over smartwatches, fashion and Jimmy Choo wants to make way for smart shoes.

If there ever was a marketing gimmick with fashion tech undertones to beat, Jimmy Choo’s Voyager boots would win hands down. Just in time for those pesky Christmas Gift Guides, the shoe brand has debuted smart boots with heated insoles. Hoping to change the game, the boots could easily make Vogue’s must-have luxury item whilst at the same time tempt the fashion tribe to add them as a staple wardrobe must-have.

Jimmy Choo’s Heated Voyager Boots [Image Credit: Jimmy Choo]
Made for more than just walking, the Voyager smart boots key feature is their ability to keep your feet warm come snow or rain. When worn, you can control the boot temperature through an app on your phone. Ranging from 25°c to 45°F, you will be able to battle the coldest of temperatures by merely adjusting the heat on demand. Promising to keep your tootsies toasty for up to 8 hours, should you run out of power you can always recharge your Voyager’s through a hidden USB port underneath the back collar.

Jimmy Choo’s Voyager boots [Image Credit: Jimmy Choo]
Currently, you can pre-order the water-resistant boots for both men and women. Lightweight and stylish, the Voyagers are available in 3 different styles and colourways: black, white and navy. If you would like to invest in these funky shearling boots, prices start from $1,795.00.

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Founding editor-in-chief & WearableTechStylist of FashNerd.com, Muchaneta has worked in the fashion industry for over 14 years. She is currently one of the leading influencers speaking and writing about the merger of fashion with technology and wearable technology and a regular contributor to digital news sites like Wareable.