Ever since Apple announced the iPhone 7 a few weeks ago, everyone has been hung up on one bold new feature: the lack of headphone jack. Though the phone does come with wired headphones and a Lightning connector so you can plug them into the charging jack, take this opportunity to grab a pair of wireless, Bluetooth headphones and celebrate your freedom from tangled cords. And, if you’re looking for something other than Apple’s tiny Airpods, we’ve rounded up seven different wireless headphone options.
Linea No10 Bluetooth Headphones, Caeden ($200). fab.com
These over-ear headphones capitalize on the white-hot rose gold trend.
These sweat-proof buds are great for working out, but their lightweight design, which comes complete with a microphone as well as call and volume control, makes them perfect for your everyday commute, too.
Let your light-hearted side shine through with these whimsical cat ear headphones featuring changeable accent lights.
EPs Bluetooth Wireless Headphones, i.am+ ($230). Apple, 679 N. Michigan Ave., 312-529-9500
The gold discs on these headphones aren’t just stylish—they’re also functional. When you’re not using the ear buds, the discs magnetically clasp together around your neck so you don’t have to worry about them falling off.
What better time than the Cubs post-season to pick up headphones that clearly show your team support?
Outdoor Tech Universal Wireless Helmet Audio Chips, Smith Optics ($130). Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., 312-464-1515
Embrace wireless headphones on the slopes, too, with these earpieces made specifically for wearing with ski helmets—they’re water resistant, built to sustain frigid temperatures, and include buttons that are compatible with gloves.