Taylor Swift Rang in the New Year Dressed as Ariel—Here’s Why

Fact: Taylor Swift knows how to throw a party (remember her epic Fourth of July bash?). Well, the 29-year-old Reputation singer brought her party A game again for New Year’s Eve.

Instead of sequin dresses and glittery 2019 party hats, Swift asked her friends to dress as their childhood heroes for NYE. So what did that look like? The Grammy winner dressed as Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Blake Lively went as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, and Gigi Hadid dressed as Mary Poppins. T-Swift kindly shared a slideshow of photos from the soiree on Instagram.

“Mary Poppins, Audrey, Ariel, Ms. Frizzle, Cinderella, Gwen, Mr. Toad, Avril, Nancy Drew, Posh Spice, Rizzo, Frida Kahlo, Steve Irwin, Dorothy,” she captioned the post. “This new year we decided to dress up as our childhood heroes. Sending you all love and hope going into 2019.”

This year is already looking up.

Lex Goodman

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Lex is an LA native who's deeply obsessed with picnics, Slim Aarons, rosé, Hollywood history and Joan Didion. She joined PureWow in early 2017.
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