BEST FOR: THE DESIGN SAVVY

You can wear the B&W P3s on-ears around town without looking like you just stepped out of the DJ booth. B&W's engineers custom-designed the compact drive units to deliver the decibels. Though one tester complained about their short cord, all raved about the sound – and cushioning. One called it "pillowy," another "marshmallow-like." [$200; bowers-wilkins.com]