Taylor Swift's Most Iconic Outfits From Her Original 'Red Era'

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Ever since Taylor Swift dropped Red (Taylor’s Version), we’ve basically been listening to the songs on repeat.

As we look back at the original Red era circa 2012, the only thing that rivals the music is Taylor’s style. Red marked a huge moment in Taylor’s fashion evolution. Gone were the princess dresses of Fearless and the flowy chiffon of Speak Now. The original Red era was all about stripes, varsity jackets, short shorts, and, of course, Keds!

Every music video featured a new iconic look and every performance brought us envy-worthy outfits.

So, in honor of Red (Taylor’s Version) on Friday, November 12, check out Taylor Swift’s iconic outfits from her Red era and where to get them.

1. Her ‘Red’ Photoshoot


For her Red era photoshoot, Taylor Swift wore a Rag & Bone Contrast Trim White Blouse (sold out — similar below).

2. Her ‘Rolling Stone’ Cover


For her Rolling Stone cover, Taylor Swift wore a Dehan Blue and Yellow Varsity Jacket (similar below) and Joe’s Jeans Khaki High Rise Short Shorts (similar below).

3. Her ‘WANEGBT’ Squirrel Pajamas

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For her “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” music video, she wore Nick & Nora Flannel Button-Up Pajamas.

4. Her ‘WANEGBT’ Daisy Dress

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Another outfit from her “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together Music Video” included a black daisy-print midi dress.

5. Her ‘X Factor’ Performance Look

 

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For her X Factor performance of “State of Grace”, Taylor Swift wore a Rag & Bone White Tuxedo Shirt and black pants.

6. Her ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Tee

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For her music video for “I Knew You Were Trouble”, Taylor Swift wore a Bassike White Dot Distressed T-Shirt.

7. Her Brit Awards Look

At the 2013 Brit Awards, Taylor Swift walked the red carpet wearing a custom Ellie Saab Black Double Slit Dress and Giuseppe Zanotti Black Gold Alien Wave Sandals.

8. Her ’22’ Music Video Tee and Sunglasses

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For her music video for “22”, Taylor Swift wore her iconic outfit consisting of her “Not A Lot Going On In the Moment” T-Shirt, Black Denim Shorts, Red Heart Sunglasses, and a Black Fedora Hat.

9. Her ‘Everything Has Changed’ White Dress

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For her music video for “Everything Has Changed” with Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift wore a French Connect White Flared Dress (sold out — similar below).

10. Her 2013 Red Tour Look #1

Taylor’s Red tour consisted of so many amazing outfits! One of our favorites is this look that consisted of a navy varsity jacket, Michael Kors Striped Crewneck Sweater, Joie Red Pants, and Miu Miu Navy Patent Oxfords.

11. Her 2013 Red Tour Look #2


More stripes! Another of Taylor Swift’s Red tour outfits included an elbow sleeve red stripe tee, black shorts, and Christian Louboutin Red Velvet Lace-Up Oxford Loafers (color sold out).

12. Her 2013 Red Tour Look #3

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Another icon Red tour outfit included a white “I Love L.A.” t-shirt with red high-waisted shorts.

13. Her Summertime Ball Outfit

 

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At the Capital FM Summertime Ball, Taylor Swift wore a 3.1 Phillip Lim Contrast White Shirt, black hot pants, and Miu Miu Black Studded Oxfords.

14. Her Diet Coke Ad Silver Dress


Remember when Taylor signed on to rep Diet Coke? For one of her ads, she wore an Alice + Olivia Silver Metallic Halter Flare Dress.

15. Her Spring 2014 Keds Campaign Look #1

 

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Ah, the era of Keds! For the Spring 2014 ad campaign, Taylor Swift wore a Michael Kors Green Striped Short-Sleeve Knit Top and Keds Rookie Lime Green Laceless Perforated Sneakers.

16. Her Spring 2014 Keds Campaign Look #2

Another iconic Taylor Swift Keds ad showed the singer wearing an Isato Pink Lumine Dot Blouse, Elizabeth and James Pink Jacquard Shorts, and Keds Champion Coral Pink Canvas Sneakers.

17. Her Academy of Country Music Awards Outfit

At the Academy of Country Music Awards in April 2014, Taylor Swift wore a J. Mendel Custom Two-Piece Gown consisting of a white cut-out crop top and a black maxi skirt with a slit. She paired with an M2Malletier Fabrrica Black Mini Clutch.


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Lena Finkel
Lena Finkel is the Editor and Founder of Femestella. Prior to starting Femestella, she worked at People, InStyle, Tiger Beat, and Sesame Workshop (aka Sesame Street). She loves all things Real Housewives and Vanderpump Rules. When she's not busy binge-watching TV, you can find her hanging out with her tuxedo cat Tom.