The French company's in-ear headphones feature a titanium balanced armature driver.

Do you remember the last headphones you thought of as the standard for "nomadic audio luxury"? Well, forget them, because Aedle says that it has set a whole new standard in this category with its ODS-1 headphones.

We're not sure what that means but we do know the ODS-1 in-ear headphones feature a 10mm titanium balanced armature driver. The housings are made of machined aluminium and calf leather.

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The earpieces themselves are connected by a MMCX (micro-miniature coaxial) cable and sport a remote and microphone that's compatable with iOS and Android phones.

If you want to get your hands on them, these headphones are available in three versions - Classic, Legacy, and Eclipse - and are priced at £330. They\'re available from Selfridges, Conran Shop and Fortnum & Mason, the shops of choice for luxury-loving nomads everywhere...

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What is the benefit of a titanium balanced armature over the regular sort?

It wouldn't have anything to do with marketing, would it? When I rode mountain bikes, we all wanted titanium this and titanium that; bolts being a particular favourite. Occasionally the bloke at the bike shop would remind us not to over-torque them as they'catastrophically fail'.

Now, where can I find these earphones?