In the world of wearables, Google Glass has had a pretty torrid time of it over the last year. One of the first devices to hit the wearables market, its many positives simply couldn't outweigh the laundry list of problems which meant that, for $1,500, it just didn't offer enough to capture the attention of tech-savvy consumers.
Apple has changed the way people interpret and interact with technology, in the same way that many fashion labels have done in the past - making a mundane object stylish and mainstream. Bearing this in mind, Apple hiring fashion people into its team is not much of a surprise - it's a natural evolution.
Here is the CEO of the highest profile corporation in the world, a company whose biggest growing market is in Asia, where many societies have a far less tolerant attitude to homosexuality, saying with no fuss or drama, that he is proud and glad to be gay. There's many a high profile movie star who have not been prepared to be so bold.