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The bigger the better in the style craze for designer headphones -- the latest celeb accessory and impractical purchase.

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  • 6 july 2011



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This article titled “Headphones: the new designer craze” was written by Leo Benedictus, for The Guardian on Sunday 3rd July 2011 21.00 UTC

It seems like only yesterday that hooking Apple’s white flex into your ears was just about the coolest thing that anyone could do on public transport. Today those little earbuds give out a different message, however. Sure you’ve got an iPod, they say, but you don’t know anything about fashion or music. Because – as you may have noticed if you’ve seen any footballer getting on to a team bus recently – those who can afford it buy designer headphones these days.

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