Some headphones are plain-Jane performance models. Others have a little bit of style on deck. Then there’s the new, limited edition Audeze LCD-XC alligator skin headphones.
Limited Edition Audeze LCD-XC Alligator
Offered in gray or blue alligator leather, this limited edition run will include 40 pieces in either color. The model represents a limited partnership between Jean Rousseau of Paris and Audeze, an American headphone institution.
Begun in 2008, Audeze offers bespoke, premium headphones with planar magnetic drivers. The LCD-XC is a closed-back variant of the staple LCD-X, previously offered with wooden cups.
Offering fine leather goods and accessories through their online shop, Jean Rousseau also has flagship stores in Paris, Tokyo, London, and New York. Since its formation in 1954, this Parisian luxury brand as built a reputation for finely-crafted leather goods.
Despite a lack of details regarding when exactly these limited edition LCD-XC headphones will be available, we do know they will be sold for $1997 by authorized dealers.
Curious about the sound signature? See our review of the Audeze LCD-XC here.