Why are wired headphones the hot new accessory for Gen Z?

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  • Thursday, 25 Nov 2021

Celebrities like Zoë Kravitz have been photographed in the streets of New York with wired headphones. — AFP Relaxnews Zoe Kravitz Celebrities out and about, Los Angeles, USA - 12 Feb 2019

Apple may have a reason to be worried: its AirPods are falling out of favour with the younger generations. These users prefer the humble, wired style of headphones.

That’s right, the retro accessories are coming back into fashion thanks to celebrities like Lily-Rose Depp and Bella Hadid. A phenomenon that says a lot about our relationship with nostalgia.

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