There are so many great headphones on the market, that it really is hard to narrow it down to one. With that said, I have been buying Skullcandy headphones for the past five years or so. While they are not as loud as other similarly priced headphones, they last for quite a while before they need to be replaced. I also like the fact that they are relatively inexpensive and they come in all colors.
Most people I know like the Beat by Dre headphones since they are dynamically loud and have good sound quality. I have never really considered them due to the high price point. I haven't used those, so I cannot say much more about them. Here is a review from a user, which would be much more useful than my speculation and hearsay: