Early in her career, Taylor Swift made headline after headline dating famous dudes to the point where it was a joke.
Tired of coming under the microscope for her love life, she decided to focus on female friendships, and the illustrious Taylor Swift squad was born.
Membership comprises a number of famous women, many of whom appeared in Swift's "Bad Blood" video, which elevated the squad even further and inspired the hashtag #SquadGoals among besties the world over.
Check out all the members of Tay Tay's squad.
Selena Gomez is a premier member of the squad. She and Swift often hang out and attend award shows together.
Taylor and Lena were fans of each other, started communicating on Twitter, and are now great friends.
“She’s one of the people who is really supporting women in the entertainment business. It’s really inspiring to see that and I think that it’s kind of what we want to share with our generation,” Gigi once said of Taylor.
Taylor was a huge fan of Lorde's and the two became fast friends. “[Taylor] definitely brought me into this amazing world of supportive female friendship,” the "Royals" singer said.
Taylor has been BFFs with this model for some time now. The pair were even roomies for awhile back in 2014.
One of the many models in Swift's squad, Cara Delevingne often pops up on the singer's Instagram.