The durability of aluminium, comfort of leather and richness of custom-tuned drivers meet in B&O’s H6 on-ears. They’re a sociable choice too, with their support for daisy chaining so your friends can plug in and share your listening.
At a glance: memory foam earpads, leather, mic/remote
Offering a slimmed-down take on their full-size brothers, these Sennheiser on-ears lose none of the expertly tuned audio quality. They also feature plush Alcantara elements, a durable, suede-like material normally reserved for yachts. Available in ivory, green pink or blue.
At a glance: Alcantara fabric, carry case, mic/remote
JVC’s Ésnsy line (pronounced ‘essence-y’) offers something a little different with translucent touches and chrome flourishes. The HA-SR85S on-ears sit at the top of this range and balance passive sound isolation with extreme comfort.
At a glance: foldable, 40mm drivers, mic/remote
Bose bring their noise cancelling technology to an in-ear design for the first time. Cleverly design with StayHear+ tips they balance noise isolation with cancellation for total immersion in every track. They can also be switched to Aware Mode when you need to stay aware of your environment.
At a glance: noise-cancelling, ear clips, mic/remote
Equal parts fashion statement and listening experience, JVC's Ésnsy in-ear headphone stand out. Their square-cut, translucent finish catches the light when you're out, while 10mm drivers and noise isolation keep you involved in the music.
At a glance: 10mm drivers, tangle-free cord, mic/remote
B&O H3s are made from a single piece of aluminium for a purer sound. They also feature dedicated bass ports and oversize 10.8mm drivers for a broader listening range. The result of all of this is rock solid sound and construction in a portable package.
At a glance: large drivers, aluminium, mic/remote
With design sharp enough to make its way into the Museum of Modern Art in New York, B&O’s PLAY headphones are a little special. Simple lines ensure that nothing comes between you and comfortable listening. The semi-open earcups also mean a more open soundstage no matter what genre you’re listening to.
At a glance: lightweight, distinctive looks, semi-open earcups
Making the most of their full size construction, these headphones house Sol’s most powerful drivers yet. It’s not all about volume though, with larger sound wells each track will sound more open. These headphones also boast virtually indestructible interchangeable headbands to help you create your own long-lasting look.
At a glance: virtually indestructible headband, customisable, mic/remote
Custom-built for the most challenging workouts, Monster’s iSport Victory feature ergonomic ear hooks to keep them firmly in place. They’re waterproof too with sealed housing that makes them fully washable. Coming from Monster they also bring distinctive, bass-rich listening.
At a glance: waterproof, ear clips, mic/remote
Understated, with an attractive matte finish, WeSC Pistons make natural fashion accessories. It’s not all about looks though; their 40mm drivers deliver exceptional detail and with soft ear cushions, hours of listening are possible
At a glance: bass rich, matte finish, mic/remote