10. 02. 2008
If I were to tell you that I have wished a thousand times to cut out all the background noise while on a commute, I am wrong. The wish count is actually in the order of millions. The noise pollution in my erstwhile “garden” city has increased so much in the recent months that I have also given up my favorite pasttime of reading a book while I am traveling within the city, as it is almost impossible for me to focus on the reading.
But recently, a cute little innovation (patent pending) caught my eye – one that can help harried women like me under such circumstances. It is called Ladybuds and happens to be an interesting combination of earrings and earplugs fused within a single design. The reusable, noise-eliminating earplugs blend smoothly into the earrings and make no revelation of their true purpose - simultaneously ensuring that you won't have to rummage around in your handbag for them. The earrings are available in gold-fill and sterling-silver earhooks encrusted with Swarovski crystals. A pair will cost you $30 – a small investment to obtain some peace and quiet, in style.