Originally Posted by pyrplhaze
if you like the ones that came with the phone, check out skullcandy. they are what I buy. They are cheap enough that when they start messing up from excessive use (I'm a student...headphones on all day except while in class) I just go buy a new pair
Why keep spending money of headphones that will just break after a couple months to a year? Just get a decent pair (PortaPros come to mind) and keep truckin. Lurk on Head-Fi.org for a couple days/weeks. You'll discover you don't have to pay an arm and a leg for decent sound quality. You could pay more for better, but I think I'd have a hard time convincing someone to buy a $250 pair of headphones for portable use.
I've had my PortaPros for almost three years before they gave me any problems. Then I paid ~$8 to get them replaced under warranty. Believe me, I beat the hell out of those things. Cable wrapped around the set, tossed around in a booksack for days, in a car for days, etc. And still they keep the tunes coming.
In all fairness, they are a bit "dark" so if that's not your bag, then carry on. But 90% of the people that have heard mine thought they were great.
If you decide to go Skullcandy anyway, don't waste your money and just get the Ink'd. Every other pair of Skullcandies in ears I've heard were obviously more expensive, and were actually WORSE!