Apple and Kim Kardashian launched their first collaboration this week, taking the Beats Match Skilled wi-fi earbuds to new, nude-toned heights.
In hues so neutral they may make even Sir Jony Ive blush, Apple talked about the buds will can be found in three flavors: “moon,” “dune” and “earth.” They’ll debut on Apple.com on August 16 and “in restricted parts” at some Apple Retailers and third-party retailers the next day.
If this collab tugs at your coronary coronary heart strings, the Kardashian-approved buds will set you once more $200, or $20 better than the standard Beats Match Skilled worth at present. The minimal colors are all that’s new, and they also appear to have been plucked correct out of a lookbook for SKIMS, the shapewear agency Kardashian launched (and shortly rebranded) in 2019.
“Since you’re carrying one factor on each day foundation, I wanted them to have the flexibility to combine in,” talked about Kim Kardashian in an advert for the buds. “I’ve in no way seen any tech merchandise, significantly headphones, be in neutral colors.”
Apple acquired Beats from Dr. Dre and music authorities Jimmy Iovine once more in 2014 for a cool $3 billion.
‘The place can I uncover them?’
That features the an identical innards that launched in November 2021, Apple talked about it should promote the special-edition buds in 9 nations. Proper right here’s the place individuals can resolve up a pair (listed alphabetically).
Australia: David Jones
Canada: Apple.com, Amazon and SSENSE
China: Lane Crawford and WeChat
France: Apple.com, an Apple Retailer in Paris (Champs-Élysées) and Galeries Lafayette
Germany: Apple.com, an Apple retailer in Berlin (Kurfürstendamm) and Zalando
UK: Apple.com, Amazon, an Apple Retailer in London (Regent St.) and Selfridges
U.S.: Apple.com and Amazon, along with at Apple Retailers in Los Angeles (on the Grove, Tower Theater and third St. Promenade areas), New York (fifth Ave. and Soho), Miami (Aventura) and Chicago (Michigan Ave.).