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Native Union Pays Homage to the Early Aughts With New AirPods Case

Design studio Native Union is throwing it back to the early aughts with its latest release, which takes inspiration from the iconic iPod Socks every high school student and Apple-obsessed consumer had for a few years.

"Apple’s original iPod Socks were iconic for a reason," they note. "Introduced as a revolutionary new product for the iPod, it was the first time the world saw Apple taking such a fun angle on its own product. Bright, colorful, and instantly recognizable, the iPod Socks became a fan favorite and over the years, inspired DIYs all over. It was a more enjoyable way to style your essential device."

Now — 20 years after the debut of the iPod — they're bringing it back. Only this time, it's for AirPods.

Arriving with a cheeky name — AirPods Beanies — they ship in a pack of four and are cut from 100% recycled materials. They also fit any size AirPods, including AirPods Pro, and sync up with wireless charging through the case with ease.

Add it to your EDC kit here for just $20 USD.