How to style headphones as an accessory

If you love listening to music and want a better way to spice up your outfits, headphones are your newest go-to accessory. Ditch the AirPods or other wireless earbuds and swap for an over-the-ear style. This curated guide has the inside scoop on taking headphones from function to fashion.

All about options


To make headphones your coolest new accessory, you have to find ones that work well for you. Depending on your lifestyle, you might need a sweat-resistant pair for working out or a noise cancellation feature for sleeping. No matter what you need, there are options at every price point. 
+ Apple Airpods Max: Apple $549
+ Beats Studio3: Amazon $199
+ Sony Wireless Headphones: Target $149.99
+ Skullcandy Hesh Evo: Best Buy $104.99

More than just music


Headphones don't just have to be for listening to music and podcasts. Whether you crank up the white noise to help yourself fall asleep or want to chill and watch TikToks as a study break, headphones are your newest accessory and brand-new best friend.

Decorations $21.95

Ofc, the best way to make the most out of your headphones is by decorating them. Making them entirely your own is the *key* to personalizing your look. Not only will you be enjoying your music—you'll look super cool while doing it. Use stickers, charms, cases and covers to express your own unique style.

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by Kelly Schwint | 9/15/2022