How *You* Doin? Alexander McQueen Was Inspired By Joey Tribbiani

Medieval knights, post-apocalyptic fish people, a lady's backside… Alexander McQueen was inspired by an amazing variety of different ideas and reference points, but who knew he was a fan of Friends? In a recent interview, McQueen's new creative director, Sarah Burton, explained the myriad places Lee drew from. "I remember him saying to me, ‘I watched Friends last night, did you see the shirt that Joey was wearing?’" she laughs. "But then, he would get a Van Eyck book out, so it was this kind of mad mix. There’s no snobbery to it. "There you go! Joey's Italo-frat-boy style contributed to the McQueen ensembles of your dreams! Let's just be thankful he was never inspired by "Smelly Cat." (Lane Crawford via Glamour)
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