Brands to look for:
Sennheiser - Great sound, great look, great build quality.
V-Moda - Great sound, tons of bass, built like a tank.
Grado - Good sound, rustic look, good build quality.
Audio-Technica - Amazing sound, fantastic build quality.
AKG - Incredible sound, great build quality.
Brands to stay away from:
Beats by Dre - Sub-par sound (Badly repressed mids, over-driven lows and highs), very cheap build quality, hellishly over-priced.
Soul by Ludacris - Strikingly similar to Beats.
Skullcandy - Low-quality sound, weak drivers, cheap build-quality.
Take it from any audiophile, Turtle Beaches are overpriced piles of shit.