In the Book of Ecclesiastes, King Solomon lamented, “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.”And while there is some truth to the jaded king’s cynicism—and any man who marries 700 women is bound to see life repeat itself sometimes—it appears the king overlooked man’s ceaseless capacity to take the old and give it a clever new twist, to turn yesterday’s pedestrian product into tomorrow’s must-have, hot item.Which is where we find ...

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