New headphones are made from durable leather combined with metal to create bespoke pieces. Here are TLR’s pick for the new year:
These leather headphones feature rose gold flakes suspended in hand-poured resin, making each cap one of a kind
Price: N73, 791.34 (£193) Available at: eu.wearefrends.com
Caeden Linea Headphones
These headphones are made from metal and vegan leather and feature Bluetooth technology
Price: N62, 850.00 ($200) Available at: caeden.com
Bowers & Wilkins Headphones
These P9 Signature headphones are made in Italian Saffiano leather, have foldable aluminium arms and feature B&W’s own-design piston diaphragm speaker drivers.
Price: N267, 586.39 (£700) Available at: bowers-wilkins.co.uk
Moshi Avanti Headphones
Made from stainless steel and soft leatherette, the curved headband of these headphones is engineered to position the soft, adjustable earcups to form a perfect, noise-isolating seal while exerting minimal pressure on your ears
Price: N61, 162.60 (£160) Available: moshi.com.
The light and comfortable PXC 550 Wireless headphones have noise-cancelling technology and a huge battery life.
Price: N126, 147.87 (£330)
AfterShokz Trekz Titanium
These lightweight wireless headphones use bone conduction technology, are waterproof and have microphones so you can make and receive calls on the move.
Price: N42, 049.29 (£110) Available at: aftershokz.co.uk
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
These headphones come with a Lightning connector as standard, to plug straight into the iPhone 7 or any other Apple device from the iPhone 5 onwards.
Price: N267, 204.12 (£699) Available at: apple.com
The Lola headphones have a sound-isolation-enhancing fit and a sound signature of a deep, rich bass along with a sharp treble.
Price: N84, 098.58 (£220) Available at: amazon.co.uk
Beats x Fendi Headphones
These premium-sound headphones feature rotating ear cups, a cushioned headband and dual audio ports with daisy-chain connection to allow for an elevated in-studio experience. The headphones are made from lightweight steel and aluminium, offering a solid interior sound
Price: N362, 770.69 (£949) Available at: selfridges.com.
Marshall Major II Bluetooth
Bluetooth over-ear headphones with a collapsible design and a battery life of up to 30-hours full volume
Price: N49, 318.02 (£129) Available at: www.marshallheadphones.com