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Alexander McQueen got inspiration everywhere, from classic works of art to popular culture. Sarah Burton said in an interview that McQueen once came into the office talking about a shirt Joey Tribbiani had worn on an episode of Friends. "He had this way of making you look at everything for inspiration so you didn’t just go, 'Ok, we’re doing Seventies.'" [Fashion Etc]