A good pair of headphones can greatly enhance everyday life; they’re an ideal gift for anyone—especially someone who already has everything. Best Buy has everyone on your gift list covered; from athletes, to music and podcast lovers, to gamers—you can find a pair of headphones suitable to all the unique personalities in your life. Hand-picked headphones are a special gift that can enrich the moments your loved ones are spending focused, unwinding, gaming, or working out. We’ve made it simple to give your friends and family the gift of pristine sound fit to their hobbies with our suggestions below.

Working out is easier with wireless earbuds

Motivation comes from within, but the right music can really get us going. If you know anyone who loves to run and work out, you know they’ve had a love hate-relationship with most of the headphones they’ve used over the years. Thankfully, the tech world is always looking out, and sport headphones are at their optimal level right now. Bose SoundSport Free Bluetooth Headphones make music sound in your ear as if magic. They’re sweat and weather resistant, so no matter how hard they’re going or if they’re braving the rain, your receiver’s new Bose earbuds will stay safe and sound.

And if the fitness buff in your life needs a bit more than just some buds, Plantronics Backbeat Fit 3100 In-Ear Sound Isolating Bluetooth Headphones will comfortably stay secure in ears no matter how intense the workout gets. With inline volume control and a 5 hour single power charge, the music can turn up to match the work out easily and keep going and going until it’s KO time.

Stylish headphones can enhance any outfit

Whether they’re walking the city streets or taking a stroll around the lake, if you’ve got a fashion-lover in your life you know they’re all about keeping their style on one hundred at all times. Today’s best over ear headphones can be more than just a device, they’ve become the ultimate fashion accessory. Beats continue to be the frontier of stylish headphones. These Beats by Dr. Dre Studio 3 Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones are elegantly designed, smooth, and will provide the perfect soundtrack to anyone making the streets their catwalk. Plus, they come in five trendy colours, making mixing and matching your headphones a reality we’re happy to live in.

Beats aren’t the only headphones rocking street style these days, B&O’s Play H4 Over-Ear Wireless Headphones are also sophisticated, luxurious, completely comfortable and the beautiful craftsmanship will go splendidly with absolutely any outfit. Plus, wireless Bluetooth technology will prevent any wires from getting in the way of a look, and the rechargeable battery with 19 hours of wireless playtime will keep your fashionista strutting around for hours.

Noise cancelling Bose Sleepbuds will put all sleeping woes to rest

If you know someone who has trouble sleeping, Bose has the perfect solution. Bose Noise Masking Sleepbuds fit like a glove, staying in securely all through the night without pressing uncomfortably on delicate ears.

Not only do they cancel out all unwanted noise, they come with the Bose Sleep app, which provides you with the choice of which soothing sound you want to sleep to, the duration it plays for, and the volume it plays.  Plus, they even come equipped with wake-up alarms that won’t wake anyone but the person wearing them. Sleep patterns everywhere are about to become normal once again. That’s definitely something to celebrate.

Premium Headphones provide an instant vacation

The right headphones can take us away to extraordinary places. Whether it’s to jam to Beyonce, head-bang to Metallica, or lounge and listen to a podcast, noise canceling wireless headphones make it easy to enjoy anything, anytime. Just put on your favourite playlists, podcasts or e-books and take a walk, do your chores, or just lay around your house.  B&O PLAY H8 Over-the-Head Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones are the perfect union of comfort and perfect sound. They’re also ideal for busy commutes, with unparalleled noise cancelling technology that will make the rest of the world fade away just for a bit.

And if your loved one is looking for something a little more subtle, B&O PLAY E4 In-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones are sleek and unnoticeable without sacrificing any quality. They’re small, but they work wonders. Plus, they give you the option to easily change between noise cancelling mode and transparency mode, so you can hear ambient noise and tune back into the real world when necessary.

Gaming is made exciting and vibrant with ASUS

Every Gamer needs to be equipped with a headset that will give them optimal playing power. ASUS ROG Strix Fusion 500 is the perfect customizable headset, with over 16.8 million colour combinations and four present lighting effects to keep the energy alive and going. This headset also features an enlarged area around the drivers with an exclusive airtight chamber design to deliver pristine, natural-sounding audio.  The gamer in your life will be provided with incredibly strong bass and optimized gaming sound, so they’ll hear all the tiny details while enjoying an all-around immersive acoustic experience. The gaming gods will surely approve.

The hills are alive, with the sound of noise cancelling quality headphones

Quality trumps quantity this Christmas—a pair of high quality headphones that will give your friends and family the gift of sound, no matter what they use it for, is a gift that says you want them to have a better every day. This Christmas can be as simple as a click of a button, while still making the holidays special. The holidays are all about spending time together, but once we all head back into our regular routines, there’s nothing like putting on a great pair of headphones and escaping into our chosen vibes.


Originally a Vancouverite, Shadi is a freelance writer and social media coordinator now surviving the winters of Toronto. She spends her free time reading, doing creative writing, and trying to make her Fitbit proud. Shadi can also be found in the kitchen as she trains for the next round of Masterchef tryouts.