(Original story published on January 9, 2016, on Mode.com.)
I’ll bet you’re either hunched over your laptop/phone/tablet reading this, or you just brought your shoulders back after reading the title…or the start of this sentence. Whichever state you found yourself in, chances are you’re guilty of having bad posture the majority of the time. But it’s OK: Back in the day, Taylor Swift was known for having poor posture too, and now we only ever see her in a covetable statuesque stance. How has she achieved such perfect poise? Below, a few possibilities.