Whether you're the headphone type who likes to immerse yourself completely in music or prefer the portability of a good set of ear buds, there's something out there to please every music lover. Here are highlights of the best headphones and ear buds this year, from noise canceling to inline remotes to the most fashionable.

• 1 Lifework's 5 Favorite Fashionable Headphones
• 2 DIY Tangle-Free Headphones with Embroidery Floss
• 3 The 5 Best Kid Headphones with Style
• 4 3 In-Ear Headphones with Inline Remotes
• 5 1st Class Headphones For In-Flight Sound Relief

• 6 Headphones That Won't Slip While Working Out
• 7 5 Thin, Fun & Portable Headphones
• 8 Stylish Green Tech for the Eco-Conscious Audiofile
• 9 InCase Sound Design Headphones
• 10 Great Looking Headphones for Listening In Style

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Welcome to Unplggd's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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