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I think if you get bitten by the bug you'll want several sets of headphones. I've never seen a reason to accept the compromise in sound quality that goes with wireless but when I next have to replace my noise cancelling headphones (currently Bose QC15s) I'll go wireless due to the convenience of not having a cable on a plane. Still, that's a niche use so start wired.
I find GUTB's reply to your question absurdly elitist. Sure, you might get to those higher priced models in time but build towards them using cheaper cans with better value for money. You'll find if you research that there are some key milestones along the way: Grado SR80es, for example, are a decent entry point (though technically on-ear not over-ear) then pick one from the Sennheiser or AKG lines for an increase in fidelity and transparency. You'll never have to stuff your old set in the cupboard ... it will always stay relevant just as long as you pick carefully each time you upgrade. You can have a stellar range of headphones at home for the price of one esoteric set. (Which is not to knock the high end headphones at all.)
Finally, don't neglect comfort and build quality when picking ... the headphones you enjoy wearing are more valuable to you than the ones that sound best because they're the ones you'll use most.