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How Do I Choose the Best Designer Headphones?

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  • Written By: Mark Wollacott
  • Edited By: Lauren Fritsky
  • Last Modified Date: 15 November 2016
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Choosing the best designer headphones is a matter of personal choice, prevailing fashion, the pains of a budget and technological compatibility. The latter is only useful if you’re intending to use them to listen to music as well as to look good. When choosing the best designer headphones or the best designer anything, be aware that fashions change and they change often. Unless you want to change your headphones with regularity and, more importantly, if you cannot afford to do so, then be sure to choose headphones that work for you, not everyone else.

Also bear in mind that not all fashions suit all people. This means that the designer headphones you choose will have to match your head shape and hair style. Remember also that a well-chosen piece of apparel such as the headphone will match other things such as skin tone, hair color, eye color and your fashion sense. Choosing your headphones has to take all of these things into account. By the way, you can circumnavigate the whole hairstyle-head shape issue by wearing the headphones around your neck, making them purely decorative.

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When anything becomes designer, it tends to ramp up the cost of the product to buy; this is especially true when it receives a celebrity endorsement. This leaves you with two options: saving up for the real deal or trying to get a cheap imitation, but not a forgery. The benefit of choosing cheaper imitation designer headphones is that, from a distance, they look like the real deal. Many people close up will not notice the difference. The disadvantage is that they will not have the branding; if branding is an issue, then this is not the route for you. Furthermore, bear in mind imitations and cheap replicas might not be as reliable.

When shopping for your designer headphones, check for sound quality. If you intend to use them for their function as well as for the style, quality is everything, especially if you want to share tunes. When checking them out in shops, also check to see if they are comfortable. It is possible that shops will not let you test them and you cannot test them online either. In such cases, try to preserve the packaging and keep a receipt so you can exchange them or get a refund if you are not happy with them.

Designer headphones do not have to be about following trends. You can also set them. One aspect of such technology is the development of new styles and variations. With a little technological know-how, you can paint, stencil, redesign and make whatever changes you want to an existing pair of headphones. This might be cheaper, and if done well, full of extra fashion perks.

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