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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.