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Description: The story of shades, from industrial safety-gear to ultimate accessory.

?Source: Economist.com

Date: Apr 06, 2021

Link: https://www.economist.com/1843/2021/04/06/the-geeky-origin-of-your-cool-sunglasses?utm_campaign=the-economist-today&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=salesforce-marketing-cloud&utm_term=2021-04-06&utm_content=article-image-7&etear=nl_today_7

Questions for discussion:

  • How and why do you suppose sunglasses became a “cool” fashion-accessory?
  • Do you think consumers today are less concerned with function and more about looks?
  • For which other products is this competition between form and function also evident?

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