Ear muff headphones warm your lobes, play tunes

Style and functionality combined. Sort of…

The 'Zebra' option

If you spent half an hour this morning scraping ice off your windscreen with a credit card, the idea of wearing warm and fluffy faux-leopard skin ear muffs might not sound so preposterous after all. And if they double-up as headphones? Stop, they had us on "fluffy."

The Japanese company Landport has just released the Music Ear Muff: ear muffs with an integrated speaker. The phones offer an output of 0.5Wx2 at 32-ohm impedance and weigh-in between 80 to 100g.

You can buy yourself - or your fashion-conscious friend - a pair for $55 here. There's an array of, err… 'interesting' fur options, too…

Ear muff

Ear muff

(Via: Akihabara News)