It comes as speculation is mounting that a Vogue modelling shoot would have given British actor Joe Alwyn the perfect opportunity to chase his crush.
No repeat: Taylor has been staying out of the public's eye for three months and, according to the insider, is desperate to avoid the public scrutiny that she faced while dating Tom Hiddleston (pictured July)A friend told the Sun she had only been keeping the relationship secret from the public and the press.
They said: 'This isn't a new couple alert or a secret relationship – the only people this has been a secret to is the media because all of us, Taylor and Joe's closest friends and their families, were aware they have been together for several months and have known each other for a long time.'After her 1989 tour and all the attention Taylor received, she learned she had to be more protective of her personal life and she and Joe decided early on to keep their private life private.' The star has spent a lot of time in the Joe's native London and has even rented a house in North London where Joe is reportedly a frequent guest.
Joe Alwyn, 26, is best known for his titular role in celebrated director Ang Lee's 2016 film Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.
Born on February 21 1991 to a psychotherapist mother and documentary-maker father, he attended National Youth Theatre before enrolling at the University of Bristol and London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
He will continue to be the person he is.'Director Lee would give him his big break, with the young actor playing a teenage army specialist alongside Steve Martin, Kristen Stewart and Vin Diesel in Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.
'From the first reading, from halfway in the first scene, there’s no doubt, he’s top-notch talent,' director Lee recalled. But then his face is so compelling, it doesn’t matter.'Looking back at their first meeting, casting director Avy Kaufman added: 'Joe came with a backpack, with like one pair of underwear. When I met him in person, he was just like how he was in the tape.'‘I’d never been to America, and I was told I’d be going home the next day,' Joe told the Evening Standard of that first audition.
'So I turned up with a tiny little rucksack and a pair of boxers and a T-shirt.' He eventually flew to Atlanta for screen tests before discovering he'd landed the role during an early morning call from his agent, less than day after returning to London.
Reflecting on his breakthrough character, he told The Hollywood Reporter : 'In many ways, he's a long, long way away from me.
Victoria Beckham loves them, as do style icons like Rose Huntington Whiteley and Kate Moss, so why not give them a go too?