Hidden Message: Shake N Bake
Swift described the story behind Stay Beautiful to curious fans saying, "I was standing in the hallway, at school, and this guy walks past, and I'm like, wow, he's really hot. And so I went home and I wrote a song about it." She has also said, "more of my songs come from observation than actual experience. In other words, you don't have to date someone to write a song about them."