After six years together, Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn have broken up, shocking Swifties everywhere.
The couple, who appeared to have been solid, has yet to confirm the break-up themselves but multiple sources have “confirmed” the end of the relationship on their behalf.
Taylor and Joe reportedly broke up amicably a few weeks ago. According to a source, Joe was struggling with Taylor’s level of fame. The source told People,
“They had plenty in common and fell in love in a safe bubble while she was retreating from the world during Reputation. Then the pandemic hit, and they were locked down together and able to continue growing their relationship in this insulated way. But he didn’t really ‘know’ her yet outside of that bubble.”
The source added,
“Joe has struggled with Taylor’s level of fame and the attention from the public. The differences in their personalities have also become harder to ignore after years together. They’ve grown apart.”
(It’s worth noting that “sources” like this usually come from inside the celebrity’s own team so they can control the narrative without actually releasing a statement. But, of course, that’s merely conjecture at this point.)
Regardless of how or why the couple broke up, it does seem confirmed that Taylor and Joe are officially over.
So, in honor of their long relationship, let’s look back at some of their best fashion moments together. While the pair tried to minimize their public appearances together, the times they *did* appear in public gave us a window into their great couples style.
Check out Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn’s best outfits below.
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December 8, 2017, Out in New York City
On one of their first public dates in NYC, Taylor and Joe looked super cute and casual in navy blue. Taylor Swift wore a Public School Yellow and Navy Plaid Coat (sold out — similar here) and Balmain Black Army Ranger Studded Boots. Meanwhile, Joe Alwayn opted for a navy blue bomber jacket and jeans.
August 23, 2018, Date Night at Hawksmoor Steak House in London
While hitting up Hawksmoor Steak House in London, Taylor went for a romantic look while Joe went full-on casual. Taylor Swift wore a Free People Emerald Green Off-the-Shoulder Midi Dress (no longer sold — get a similar dress here), Longchamp Black Ankle Strap Flat Sandals, and carried a Louis Vuitton Black Petite Malle Trunk Bag. Joe Alwyn kept it low-key with a navy blue henley shirt and black jeans.
September 29, 2018, Leaving ‘The Favourite’ Premiere
Taylor and Joe looked super chic after attending The Favourite premiere. Taylor Swift wore a Vatanika Black Duster Coat, Jimmy Choo Black Strappy Sandals, and carried a Christian Louboutin Black Boudoir Wallet on a Chain. Joe Alwyn wore a classic navy suit and black shoes.
December 30, 2018, Out in New York City
Taking a walk in NYC, Taylor and Joe looked super cozy in teddy coats. Taylor Swift went with a Soia & Kyo Dark Brown Teddy Coat, Hudson Nico Maroon Skinny Jeans, Prada Black Lace-Up Ankle Boots, a Brixton Black Fiddler Hat, and carried a Saint Laurent Black Monogram Belt Bag. Joe wore a light blue shearling coat and blue corduroy pants.
February 10, 2019, Leaving the British Vogue Fashion and Film BAFTA Party
Taylor and Joe looked like old Hollywood movie stars leaving the 2019 BAFTA Awards. Taylor Swift wore a Max Mara Light Blue Wool Wrap Coat over her Stella McCartney Blue Gown with Rupert Sanderson Black Strappy Sandals. Joe Alwyn rocked an asymmetric black suit blazer and pants with a bow tie.
May 24, 2019, Out in Paris
While out in Paris looked super low-key wearing black baseball caps, sunglasses, and jeans. Taylor Swift opted for a Daydreamer White Rainbow Long-Sleeve T-Shirt, Ray-Ban Clubround Double Bridge Sunglasses, Gucci JBG White Retro Sneakers, and a Vince Camuto Black Crossbody Bag. Joe also kept it casual in a classic white t-shirt and jeans.
October 5, 2019, Heading to the ‘SNL’ After Party at Zuma
After Taylor performed on SNL, the couple twinned in matching black blazers. Taylor Swift wore an Ambush Black Oversized Blazer, Libertine Black Metallic Embellished Pants (no longer sold — similar pants here), and Christian Louboutin Disco Ball Ballet Flats. Joe Alwyn, meanwhile, went with a long black blazer and J. Brand Jeans.
January 11, 2021, Walking in London
While taking a walk in London, Taylor and Joe wore matching Hunter Black Rain Boots. Taylor Swift topped off her look with a Free People Maroon Cableknit Beanie.
October 17, 2022, Out in New York City
During one of their last public dates, Taylor and Joe stepped out in simple crewneck sweaters. Taylor Swift went with The Row Navy Blue Cashmere Sweater, an Aritzia Wilfred Plaid Mini Skirt (no longer sold —alternative here), Calzedonia Black Tights, and carried a Ralph Lauren Brown Leather Crossbody Bag. Just like Taylor, Joe Alwyn wore a cozy crewneck sweater — this time in green — which he paired with jeans and black sneakers.