Every time someone talks about Lorde and Taylor Swift 's friendship (aka Lorde and Taylor), we have to double check that they aren't talking about a department store. Lord & Taylor or Lorde and Taylor? This is the first time in our lives we've ever had to stop someone mid-conversation and say, "Wait, the store or the singers?"
We assume everyone else has run into this problem, so we wanted to give you a little comparison guide so you don't run into an embarrassing situation like we did.
The Friends: Taylor Swift is the youngest person ever to solely write and sing a song that hit No. 1 on the country charts. Lorde was only 17 when she released her Grammy-winning album Pure Heroine. The Store: Lord & Taylor is the oldest upscale, specialty-retail department store chain in America. It's been around since 1826! Advantage: Lord & Taylor
The Friends: Lorde and Taylor don't really have a home base together, so they would have to split time between New Zealand and Nashville, respectively. The Store: Lord & Taylor's home base is New York City. Advantage: Lord & Taylor
The Friends: Taylor and Lorde spend their free time frolicking on the sand and shopping in Beverly Hills. The Store: Lord & Taylor doesn't have a store in Beverly Hills or Malibu. Advantage: Lorde and Taylor
The Friends: Lorde sings about royals, while Taylor sings songs like "Better Than Revenge." The Store: Lord & Taylor cater to some people who think they're royal or better than others. Advantage: Lorde and Taylor
The Store: Lord & Taylor have 50 locations across America. The Friends: Unfortunately, there is only one Lorde and one Taylor Swift in the whole, wide world. Advantage: Lorde & Taylor