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Totally Geeky or Geek Chic? Colorful Headphones

The popularity of the iPod and its matching white earbud headphones has contributed to one of the worst fashion trends in history: masses of people walking the streets with dorky headphones. The alternatives, namely large DJ headsets or Swarovski-laden earbuds, end up looking equally, if not more dorky. But what of these Aural New York colorful headphones? If you can ignore their tacky wanna-be sexy marketing campaign, the company offers an array of cute brightly-colored headphones that would help the world break out of the white earbud slump. They cost $20 and come in pink, orange, green, blue, black and white (mixed) and black. Is accessorizing your headphones ridiculously geeky (in a bad way) or geek chic?

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Jennie Jennie 10 years
I loooovee these in pink, must have!
krystalmak krystalmak 10 years
Why aren't the girls fully covered? except for the last one..
woodycakes woodycakes 10 years
the model looks a little too much.
Hanahin Hanahin 10 years
Love them .. but still like the white ones :)
buffyrulez buffyrulez 10 years
i still like white one from ipods.
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
i like the white. those one sort of look cheap to me.
M8ndy41 M8ndy41 10 years
i would buy them. i've always wondered why there were only white earbuds, glad someone finally got an idea and put colorful buds out on the market. =)
Jennifer_2sugar Jennifer_2sugar 10 years
It depends on what color they are...I personaly would stik w/ regular but I wouldnt call those "geeky"
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
I use them, but not that hideous pink.
Daisie Daisie 10 years
I would wear them if they were comfy! And aren't women/girls more likely to purchase these colored earbuds? Why oh why is there T&A?
Cherryluv Cherryluv 10 years
Of course I'd wear 'em! They're like regular headphones except with color, making them more attractive looking! :D
steen steen 10 years
I just checked Amazon and it looks like JVC redid the earphones so they're more colorful! They're up to $9 for the new ones but that's not bad at all! And they're called Gumy headphones. :oops:
steen steen 10 years
I'm more concerned about quality than anything else. I would rather find a bland set of headphones that are comfortable than a trendy set of earbuds that leave my ears hurting. The ads are really lame too. And anyway, JVC makes cute colorful Gummy earphones that you can get on Amazon for under $5.
Kazagirl Kazagirl 10 years
Loves it. I would totally wear colored head phones.
Nightwind Nightwind 10 years
Earbuds suck, and so do images of a girl in her bra trying to show off how cool the earbuds are. I dont like either, the product and the ad photos.
Phil Phil 10 years
I love 'em, but I would very much prefer wireless headphones!
ALSW ALSW 10 years
I love the headphones, but I agree, the marketing could use some work.
phonetic phonetic 10 years
They're cute, but unfortunately I am doomed to look dorky because all earbud headphones are incredibly painful for me!
HistoryGeek913 HistoryGeek913 10 years
I like the headphones, but I could do without the T&A
7bits 7bits 10 years
Headphones? what headphones.... XD
partysugar partysugar 10 years
Love these, I would want several pairs to match with my ouutfits.
krampalicious krampalicious 10 years
great product, terrible campaign. i love how companies automatically think that T&A will sell anything tech.
Erica-Kane Erica-Kane 10 years
All I read was the title and I was in love haha. I would wear these, why not?
lulubellxxx lulubellxxx 10 years
i love them!!! x
starofsorrow starofsorrow 10 years
I wouldn't wear 'em, but that's usually because I don't really wear headphones for music. I CAN see my friends grabbing them up if they knew about it, so I might lead them to that website!
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