Perfect Headphones for the Fashionista
We all love listening to music on our iPods and other MP3 players, but fashionistas want their toys to be as trendy as their accessories. What better way to jazz up your iPod than with some decorative earphones? There’s a wide variety to choose from, ranging from quietly tasteful to fabulously flashy.
Altec Lansing Muzx MHP206
If you want something more subtle but still stylish, these Altec Lansing earphones have a delicate look combined with powerful sound and a budget-friendly price. Three pairs of eartips are included.
$15 at AltecLansing.com
DEOS Apple Earphone Covers
They are supposed to protect your standard earbuds from wear-and-tear, but DOES Apple Earphone Covers are mostly there for looks. The simple but colorful sports silicone models start at $10, shiny aluminum go for $20, the crystal cuffed styles cost $35, and for the fully blinged-out version covered in Swarovski crystals you'll pay $98. This is strictly a fashion accessory.
Sparkle Purple Earphone Covers: $30 at Amazon.com.
The sparkly Jablonex crystal beads run all the way down the cords with Jewel Buds designer headphones, making them especially good for women with long hair. Available in three styles: Silver Single Strand, Gold Single Strand: $45, Twisted Black & Silver Strand: $50 at JewelBuds.com
Monster Butterfly by Vivienne Tam In-Ear Headphones
The result of a close collaboration between Monster Cable and Vivienne Tam, these in-ear headphones have a haute couture look with matching sound quality. The model with ControlTalk adds remote control of your music as well as hands-free calling for your iPhone.
$200 at Vivienne Tam boutiques.