Headphone Holiday Gift Guide 2018
Find the perfect pair of headphones or earbuds for that special person on your holiday list with Paragon's Headphone Gift Guide! Whether you're looking for in-ear, wireless, or wired cans, we've got you covered with a great selection of our most popular picks.
Perfect for when you're on the go, working out, or just feeling minimalist, a quality pair of earbuds is a modern day essential. Gone are the days of uncomfortable, thin-sounding earbuds! Today's choices often offer a selection of user-changeable tips, and much of the technology found in over-ear headphones has found its way into these smaller, convenient earbud selections.
Starting at under $100, Focal's Spark Wireless Earbuds are joined together by a handy cable that lies flat behind your neck - so you'll never lose half your stereo again.
A few years ago, Grado got into the in-ear game and introduced the Grado GR8e. These "elevated mobile audio" earphones offer excellent bass response and a selection of tip sizes for bespoke comfort.
Industry leader Etymotic invented in-ear headphones over three decades ago, and with the introduction of the Etymotic ER4 line, they have again upped the ante. Choose the Etymotic ER4 SR for reference-level listening or the Etymotic ER4 XR for a bit more presence on the lower end.
A good pair of wireless headphones means freedom. Ditch the wires, but not the sound quality, with one of Paragon's top-picks!
Perfect for the audiophile craving convenience, the all-new Grado GW100 Wireless are the world's first open-backed wireless headphones from Grado Labs.
Focal's Listen Wireless Headphone is now available in a variety of colors - a fantastic gift for the music-lover with flair!
If you're looking for noise-cancellation, look no further than the B&W PX Wireless Headphone. Available in two attractive finishes, the PX is available at special holiday pricing through 12/22!
WIRED HEADPHONES - BEST UNDER $1,000
With so many choices in wired headphones, how is one to choose? These top contenders, available in a wide variety of price points, won't steer you wrong!
For rich, full-bodied sound in a lightweight form factor, choose the handcrafted, open-backed Grado RS2e Reference Headphones.
Prefer close-backed? B&W's Flagship P9 Signature Headphones exemplifies all of the acoustic and design innovation skills B&W have amassed in their 50 year journey.
For a bit of French flair, select the Focal Elegia Headphones, which feature Focal's exclusive full-range speaker drivers.
WIRED HEADPHONES - BEST UNDER $2,500
Go pro with a pair of Grado PS1000e Professional Series Headphones for the security of consistent response throughout the frequency range that only a professional series can deliver.
For intimate listening sessions when you want to hear every nuance of the music, Focal's Clear Headphone is the way to go.
Go ahead and splurge this holiday season - the McIntosh MHP1000 Headphones are a dynamic, closed-back headphone that feature a smooth, full bodied, non-fatiguing response that's easy to listen to and allows you to hear new facets of your favorite songs.