A model presents a dress featuring chocolate, during the chocolate dress fashion show, in Cannes, southern France-AP

A model presents a dress featuring chocolate, during the chocolate dress fashion show, in Cannes, southern France-AP

A model presents a dress featuring chocolate, during the chocolate dress fashion show, in Cannes, southern France-AP

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.