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10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

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For your commute, your work-out, or just for relaxing and listening to music, a good pair of headphones are an essential part of a gentleman’s leisure arsenal. Here are our pick of the best…

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Master & Dynamic MH40 Over-Ear Headphones

Master & Dynamic’s ‘MH40’ headphones are crafted using stainless steel, aluminium and supple leather for a slick, luxurious look. Perforated memory foam ear pads ensure comfort, while two input jacks allow easy audio sharing or linking with another headset.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Pryma Leather Over-Ear Headphones

Handmade in Italy with a keen attention to detail and the finest quality materials, these headphones combine world-class sound quality with high-end style. Created for the individual and crafted to be as distinctive and personal as the music they listen to, Pryma’s interchangeable headbands make these headphones a uniquely customisable fashion accessory.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Bang & Olufsen H8 Headphones

The Beoplay H8 are premium wireless, active noise cancellation headphones – with intuitive touch controls, Bluetooth 4.0 and an anodised aluminium shell. The B&O Play app is also available to complement the headphones and unlocks a rich range of features.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

B&O Form 2 Headphones

Bang & Olufsen’s second entry on this list, the F2 headphones by B&O Play are so iconic that they are part of MoMA’s impressive permanent collection. Matte-black and aluminium, their combination of lightweight fit and expertly developed well-defined acoustics make these portable and indispensable.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0

Sennheiser’s Momentum 2.0 wireless around-ear headphones give you the freedom to listen to crystal clear sounds, without being attached to a cable. With all the features of the brand’s acclaimed Momentum headphones, this lighter and more compact design stays true to its dedication to high performance in sound and style.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Sennheiser HD 2.30i On-Ear Headphones

Uncompromising sound that’s lifelike and balanced, with a clear and detailed sound reproduction and extended bass response, the 2.30i headphones are robust with a foldable design – and premium leatherette earpads provide comfortable wear.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Foldable Headphones

Bowers & Wilkins’ headphones encapsulate the British brand’s passion for exceptional aural experience. The innovative dual cavity ear cushion pads are incredibly comfortable and create precise, immersive sound quality. Finished in sophisticated black leather and durable stainless steel, this clever foldable pair is the ideal choice for the discerning audiophile.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Marshall Major II On-Ear Headphones

The Major II Bluetooth keeps the music going strong for over 30 hours of playing time on a single charge. And this – combined with over 50 years of tried and true Marshall performance, not to mention the iconic amp look – will keep you entertainment and looking good all day.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Sennheiser RS175 Over-Ear Surround Sound Headphones

Despite looking like a nuclear substation, these brutish Sennheiser headphones features Bass Boost and Surround Sound listening modes, which allow you to experience your home entertainment system like never before. The former increases the audio bass response while the two virtual surround modes offer a more spatial and livelier stereo sound.

10 pairs of headphones fit for a gentleman

Ultrasone Edition 10 Headphones

Reach deep into those pockets, gents. Handmade in Germany, luxurious Ethiopian sheepskin leather covers the ear cups and head band and the ear cups are emblazoned with inlays of decorous Zebrano wood. Lightweight and comfortable, these headphones feature a unique and stylish full metal headband. The Ultrasone Edition 10 stands for extravagance in comfort, sound,  feel and appearance.

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