There is also a lot of charm in the video Retro chic: In one shot, Swift drapes herself on a couch that’s very “10 wearing a silk and lace camisole dress and blue faux fur coat (and a touch of shimmery blue eyeshadow), while the final set featured Swift in a crochet tank top and baggy corduroy pants.
Of course, Swift being Swift, she included plenty of Easter eggs in the video to keep her eagle-eyed fans talking. In October Midnights In a pre-release interview, she made the rare admission that the song specifically references her romance with Joe Alwyn. “My six-year relationship, we had to dodge weird rumors, tabloid stuff, we just ignored it, ’ she said. ‘So the song is about the act of ignoring that stuff in order to protect what’s real. (Another recurring theme in the video? A fishbowl, a metaphor for the close scrutiny of living in the fame spotlight.)
None of this stops another, more yet, Unexpected fan theory swirls: “Lavender Haze” is a sideways nod to the fact that Swift has been on drugs. Fans with a certain bent point out that the name and a particular strain known for its occasional purple hue have something to do with it. Same name – the footage of Swift blowing Cheshire Cat-like smoke in the video may have hinted at this fact. Is Swift entering her Stoner days? The jury’s still out.