The Gold iPhone 5s Sparks An Accessory Gold Rush

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The Parrot Zik Gold Collection.

 

Perhaps it’s more of a gold trickle than an actual bona fide rush, but we’ve already found two just-released gold versions of previously un-gilded gadgets: the Kickstarted eleMount iPhone stand, and Parrot’s luxury Zik headphones (above).

The ball-and-socket eleMount will complete the iPhone 5s trifecta (there’re already black and silver versions) when/if its aluminum form gets champagne anodizing, which will happen when/if the stand’s Kickstarter campaign tops $200K. There’re only nine days left in the campaign, but the little stand has already racked up over $137K, soaring past its original $10K goal. No word on price, but we’re assuming it’ll be the same as the silver and black versions: $60 for the mini eleMount, $70 for the larger stand.

Besides being a blast to use, we thought Parrot’s tech-stuffed, Bluetooth-powered Zik headphones were gorgeous when we tested them last month. Now the ‘phones get <i>three</i> new color options in the new Gold Collection (only one of which is actually gold in nature; one of the remaining two is bronze, and the other is black — which Parrot conveniently calls Black Gold. Brilliant). Same price for the new Ziks as the original, $399. Expected availability is in November.

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