Old and Busted: Elizabethan Collars
New Hotness: Anthropologie's Battement Necklace
Old and Busted: Magic the Gathering Cards
New Hotness: New Humanist's God Trumps game, a "cut-out-and-keep metaphysical card game for all the family."
Old and Busted: Gloves with Polartec
New Hotness: Gloves that use a flexible polymer film that automatically regulates its own temperature (!) (unfortunately, look and style of the gloves = big negative)