Inspired By: Taylor Swift

March 24, 2020

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last two decades, you likely know who Taylor Swift is and have some opinions on her. I’m Inspired By: Taylor Swift; more now than I ever was before. I’ve liked Taylor’s music since “Teardrops on my Guitar” (*so good right*), but I was definitely one of those people who questioned her ‘nice girl’ act and didn’t fell inspired by her, I just liked her music.

Flash forward about a decade and now I am proud to say that I am in awe of and inspired by Taylor Swift.

fashion inspired by taylor swift

similar gold sequin blazer: one, two // “own your power” graphic tee // pink mini skirt // white heels // gold link necklace

Over the past year Taylor Swift has gone from young, amenable, musician to a woman in control of her own brand who speaks out on issues that matter. Over the past year or so Taylor Swift has really begun to change her tune (pun intended) and use her influence to raise awareness and speak her mind. When I really started taking notice of Taylor Swift as someone to look up to, not just an amazing artist, was in 2017 when Taylor Swift sued former morning show host David Mueller for sexual assault. What drew my attention to this was the fact that Mueller filed a law suit against Taylor claiming her complaining to his bosses about his behavior got him fired and thus he sued Taylor civilly for damages. Taylor counter-sued for the whopping sum of ONE DOLLAR to simply stand up for herself and the idea that she would not stand idly by and let this man get away not just with groping her butt but then taking her money as ‘damages’. The Jury sided with Taylor Swift and she won her suit. This was a big deal in it’s own right as far as sexual assault/harassment cases go, but even more so since it was so heavily publicized in the media. I was really inspired by Taylor’s strength in standing up and doing this!

Next up: her challenges with Big Machine Records! While I didn’t follow the legal intracacies of this, what I do know is that Taylor had to fight tooth and nail to get out of a contract that basically owned her voice and everything to do with her image. The execs at Big Machine Records didn’t even want to allow her to play any of her own old music since they owned it. Again, Taylor stood up and fought against this injustice.

Finally: Taylor Swift has started using her extreme influence to stand up for what is right and that is something that will always impress me and that I will always admire. I watched a really interesting interview in which Taylor talked about how she is and always has been hugely supportive of the LGBTQ community and she was upset when she heard from friends/fans in that community that they didn’t really feel that support. She talks about how she realized she couldn’t be ‘the nice girl’ without opinions any longer and she needed to throw her voice behind causes that matter – including support for the LGBTQ community. Side note: Apparently that was a huge motivator behind the “You Need to Calm Down” music video.

If you haven’t watched the Taylor Swift documentary on Netflix; Miss Americana, I HIGHLY recommend it. It talks more about her speaking up politically and raising awareness of important issues.

…. She also has INCREDIBLE outfits throughout the whole documentary; so there’s also that lol.

gold sequin jacket and graphic tee inspired by taylor swift
own your power graphic tee inspired by taylor swift

On to fashion!! This outfit, of course, is inspired by Taylor Swift! I could thing of nothing better to represent what I love so much about Taylor than this “own your power” graphic tee. It fits true to size and is on sale right now for less than $13! I paired it with a pink mini skirt and my gold sequin blazer – because Taylor just screams gold sequin to me lol. Did you see the multi-colored sequin blazer she wore in Miss Americana?! I NEED it in my life. If anyone can figure out what designer made it please let me know!!

I accessorized this outfit with my go to white heels (… you know the ones I wear all the time – ex. one, two, three lol) and a dainty link necklace. Link necklaces are a huge trend right now and I love wearing them as layering pieces – this dainty one is especially perfect for that.

Shop The Inspired By Taylor Swift Outfit:

32 comments so far.

32 responses to “Inspired By: Taylor Swift”

  1. jenniferpickering22gmailcom says:

    I really love that blazer!!

    Effortlessly Sophisticated

  2. Ah love this look! You look great 🙂

    Allie of

  3. Yessss! All the T Swift vibes. I love that blazer!


  4. Ellese says:

    Such a beautiful look! Thanks for sharing babe. XO, Ellese


  5. Katie B says:

    I love this outfit! Especially that sparkly blazer.
    Miss Americana is on my list to watch during this quarantine!


  6. Kileen says:

    What a cute outfit! That blazer is so cute!! I love the shirt as well!!

    cute & little

  7. Absolutely loving that blazer and how you styled it…it’s so fun! xoxo, Sarah

  8. Rumyana says:

    I really love your look!

  9. Stephanie says:

    I’ve been inspired by Taylor for years, and her music means a lot to me (that’s an understatement, but otherwise I’d sound gushy haha). After watching Miss Americana, I was in awe of the growth she’s gone through over the last several years, and it made me truly respect her! I love your nod to her with this post and outfit!

    • Lee says:

      Aw I love that you love her so much, that’s awesome! And I totally agree it seems she’s really done a lot of tough inner work these past few years and it’s incredible to see what a force she’s become!

  10. I am LOVING all of these inspired looks! So fun to follow!

    xo Laura Leigh

  11. Lizzie says:

    I love the pink with the gold sequins! Such a fun look and very Taylor Swift!


  12. Em says:

    That sequin blazer is so so fun!

  13. Nonee N says:

    You look fabulous! I love how your just made me a Taylor Swift believer and now I’ll likely watch her documentary! Love that tee, I need it!


    • Lee says:

      Aw thank you so much! And eeee let me know what you think of the documentary! I really liked it and it definitely gave me a new appreciation for and understanding of how hard it must have been to grow up and find your voice while under media scrutiny.

  14. This is such an adorable outfit! I love that skirt, so pretty! Xx.

  15. This outfit is super cute! I just tried the graphic tee with a skirt trend! I love that skirt girl!

  16. thestylesplash says:

    I didn’t know any of that about Taylor, I’m interested to see the documentary now. I love your outfit, the sequin blazer is amazing!

    Emma xxx

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