Taylor Swift will celebrate the launch of her new album by collaborating with top fashion designer Stella McCartney on a special clothing collection.
The Shake It Off hitmaker confirmed her latest release, Lover, will drop on 23 August, and in an Instagram Live video on Thursday, Taylor revealed she had joined forces with the 47-year-old designer.
“Another thing I wanted to tell you… for the release of the Lover album, there’s gonna be a collaboration that I’ve done with Stella McCartney,” she told her fans.
“She’s been a friend for a really long time, and also just a woman I respect so much,” Taylor gushed, before explaining that the collection will be inspired by her songs.
“I respect what she creates, how she creates it. There’s so much whimsy and imagination and romance to the clothing that she designs, and I’ve worn a lot of her stuff recently,” she added.
The Bad Blood hitmaker has worn several pieces by British designer McCartney, including the plunging baby blue tulle gown she wore to accompany boyfriend Joe Alwyn to the BAFTAs after-parties earlier this year.
More details about the collaboration will be shared closer to the launch in August, although she did explain that the tone of her new music is “really romantic” – just like McCartney’s feminine styles.
“She’s heard the new album, and this new collaboration is inspired by the Lover album… I’m so excited about that, and really excited that she would want to collaborate in this way,” Taylor added.
Lover will serve as the follow-up to 2017’s Reputation.