Cure cold hands, frigid feet, and all-over chills with these garments and gadgets designed to heat you up.
This goes out to all the folks who wear a jacket into work, but then never take it off; the assistants stuck on the phone with building management begging to get the heat turned up on their floors; the cubicle mate who violated a fire code by having a mini space heater plugged in under her desk (you know who you are). If you work in an office or at a desk, feeling a bit chilled makes sense: You're probably fairly sedentary during work hours, meaning your metabolism may be sluggish and your muscles aren't working as hard. As a result, you're creating less body heat compared to when you're up and moving about. Another fun fact? Many office buildings set their thermostats based on a formula using the standard metabolic rate of men, not women, according to a study published in 2016 in Nature Climate Change. Womp.
So until you win your battle of the thermostat, stash these items in your desk drawers and end the all-day shivering.
Everlane The Cashmere Crew Cardigan
Flammi Women's Cable Knit Arm Warmers Fingerless Gloves
Smartwool Ankle Socks
Give your tootsies solid insulation with these socks, made from Smartwool's special temperature-regulating wool blend. This pair is short enough to rock inside a pair of fall or winter booties, but reaches high enough on the ankle that it won't slip off annoyingly in your shoe.