You Can Swap Ear Cushions
While Apple’s announcement of the AirPods Max didn’t make this clear, it turns out that the ear cushions on the new headphones are indeed removable, as Apple demonstrates in its AirPods Max intro video. They attach magnetically and you can actually order more from the Apple Store.
The ear cushions are available in all of the same colours as the AirPods Max, and they’re clearly designed as replacements rather than a way of customizing your headphones, although there’s certainly nothing preventing you from mixing things up by ordering a different colour to go for a two-tone design. They’re currently listed as Coming Soon and will sell for $69.