Erzetich Thalia II

Lady Thalia the 2nd – Actually it's the Erzetich Thalia v2024 Edition, a €699 open-backed dynamic headphone tailormade for portable use. The current upgrades include a lightweight carbon-fibre headband to replace heavier steel; resin cups with more intricate internal shaping in lieu of the prior wood; softer larger comfier pads; and 8-core silver-plated OFC cabling. Beyond the stock black or silver finishes, custom-coloured options are just €749 so get your lime green gumption going or rave to raspberry rage. Doing the sonic splendor are 40mm titanium drivers, cradling the cranium in comfort are just 280g of wear weight.