SPIN-OFFS: But Will They Open Cans?

But Will They Open Cans?

Known for its quality and versatility, the Swiss Army Knife has long been the favored possession of many an adventurer. But can Swiss Army Sunglasses inspire the same level of affection? Switzerland's Victorinox, manufacturer of the famed blade, has given permission to its U.S. distributors to use the high-profile Swiss Army name for other products. A division of the Connecticut-based Forschner Group is starting to market a small shelf of quality wares designed to march in step with the knife's popularity. So far they include the sunglasses ($115), featuring a "precision-fit torsion system" that prevents the frames from falling off the...

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