Consumer "Fads" That Haven't Faded

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Consumer "Fads" That Haven't Faded

Whether it is skinny jeans and asymmetric haircuts or stuffed animals and comfortable but unattractive shoes, fads are always coming and going. Some fads, however, don't seem to go anywhere. Here are some unique products that were assumed to be a passing fancy, but stuck around anyway.
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