"This is what I've wanted to do my whole life," says the 22-year-old singer-songwriter. It is the sort of getup that treads a fine line between sincerity and irony, between too-literal costume and clever fashion reference.
Rodarte sunflower-embroidered iridescent silk-chiffon dress. In other words, it takes a girl with a special sort of moxie to wear it without looking like Melissa Sue Anderson from The fact that Swift is supermodel thin, towers over everyone (at five feet ten she clocks in at well over six feet in platform Miu Mius), and has skin as pale as a gold-rush bride’s—well, let’s just say she falls somewhere on the continuum from fetching to dazzling.
They’ve supposedly been dating “for months,” during which time she frequently jetted over to London and evaded paparazzi and fans by wearing a series of disguises.
But De Generes tried her best to get Swift to clarify the status of their relationship.
Perched here among the professionally blasé, she is all smiley gee-whiz confidence, full of hugs and exclamation points.
Strangely enough, her opposite is sitting just two seats down: Rooney Mara, still in Lisbeth Salander mode, wearing all black and looking pale-to-green spooky.
She agreed that Lautner is cute, and when Ellen asked about kissing him in the movie, Taylor just laughed.
Then, when asked about the hockey game they were photographed at together, she simply said, "I really like hockey a lot, and it turns out so does he." Swift did relay an on-set anecdote from the film explaining how she fixed the cast and crew's biggest dilemma: having two stars with the same first name.