The History of Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris' Relationship on Instagram

It was a year of swan goals, cat sitting, and a lot of PDA.

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On March 6, 2015, Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris began dating after being introduced by Ellie Goulding at the ELLE UK Style Awards just a week before. On June 1, 2016, People reported the two split. "There was no drama," a source said. "Things just don't work out sometimes."

Unlike many other Hollywood couples before them, Taylor and Calvin never had to DTR in a TV interview or magazine cover story―instead they used social media to update the world about their relationship status. Here, a history of the duo's love story on Instagram.

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FEBRUARY 24, 2015

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"#tbt Last February's#ellestyleawards when I snapped@elliegoulding introducing@taylorswift to@calvinharris for the first time (with a cameo by @samsmithworld ) Happy anniversary, you two kids! 2/24/15 #taylorswift#calvinharris#elliegoulding #samsmith" And so it begins.

FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Cause we never go out of (Elle) style (awards)..... @samsmithworld

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"Cause we never go out of (Elle) style (awards)..... @samsmithworld"

This is from the night Taylor met Calvin Harris, mutual friend/matchmaker Ellie Goulding would reveal in an interview with The Sun. "Calvin is a really great mate and he's so fantastic, and Taylor is such a cool person who I love. I thought, 'They're both really awesome and both really tall. They'll be brilliant together.'" Tay was more focused on her pal Sam originally that evening.

APRIL 14 2015

Smith & Swift MISS YOU @samsmithworld

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"Smith & Swift MISS YOU @samsmithworld"

This is the first time Calvin's name appears on Taylor's Instagram (see the background). Meanwhile, Calvin and Taylor are photographed together at Whole Foods on March 25.Outlets start to speculate they're dating. On April 2, they're photographed holdinghands at a Haim concert. Us Weekly confirms they're in a relationship.

APRIL 29 2015

Real love. @serayah @haimtheband @lordemusic @halstonsage

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"Real love. @serayah@haimtheband @lordemusic @halstonsage"

This is taken at a vegan cookout (TRUE LOVE!) Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift co-hosted for their friends in L.A. Calvin may be taking the photo, but his own Instagrams from the same event (with Haim and Ellie Gouldingin one pic; Taylor's cats in another) confirm they're in the same place. Tabloids later give more detail about the party. "He surprised her and organized the whole night," a source told Us Weekly. "He even planned the menu!"

APRIL 29 2015

"Moment"

This is the first time any direct sign of Taylor—in this case, her cats Meredith and Olivia Benson—is on Calvin's Instagram feed.

MAY 17 2015

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Neither have confirmed the relationship, but at the Billboard Music Awards, they sit next to each other. Cameras catch them kissing. (Calvin and Taylor haven't attended an award show together since.)

JUNE 10 2015

"Swan goals"

This is it: The first time Calvin appears on Taylor's Instagram and the way Taylor confirmed their relationship to the world wide web.

JUNE 20 2015

Calvin documents cat-sitting Meredith for the first time on his Instagram, while Taylor is away on tour.

JUNE 29 2015

"Little known fact: Karlie is secretly an unofficial historian/London tour guide. Kind of."

Calvin makes his second appearance during a London double date with Gigi Hadid and Joe Jonas (RIP, G.I. Joe). Karlie plays fifth wheel.

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JULY 3 2015

"She cooks too "

Calvin posts the first hint that he and Taylor are spending the Fourth of July together. This is also the first time Taylor herself appears in his feed. Two weeks later, Calvin will break his silence about the relationship to the press. "It's going absolutely fantastic," he tells KISS FM UK while doing an interview for his new single. "It's interesting, because obviously there's different things written about it every day and even if we don't do anything publicly for a while, someone will make something up. For me, it could be a lot worse, and I'd still be like insanely happy with her. So, I'm good with it." Of Taylor, "it's boxes I didn't even know existed, she ticks," he tells HITS Radio. "It's really ridiculous [all of her talents]...She's generally an incredible cook and human being."

JULY 3 2015 

Calvin and Taylor have a weekend-long Fourth of July party at her Rhode Island house. For the first time, Calvin is tagged in her Instagram.

JULY 3 2015

"Swan squad."

Calvin and Taylor do swan goals, part 2, this time with Taylor kissing his cheek.

AUGUST 3 2015

"Some of my best memories have been with this girl, laughing in the kitchen. Happy Birthday to the ray of light that is @karliekloss."

Calvin makes a cameo (and arguably upstages Karlie) in Taylor's birthday tribute to her bestie.

AUGUST 11 2015

While Taylor is off with Gigi Hadid, attending a surprise birthday party for Gigi's boyfriend/Taylor's ex Joe Jonas, Calvin Snapchats himself cat-sitting Meredith and Olivia.

NOVEMBER 16 2015

"Olivia Benson chewing on Olivia Benson's moon man because she is disrespectful. So glad @therealmariskahargitay took it home and away from this monster. Photo credit:@calvinharris"

Months go by with Taylor on tour and no new Insta of Calvin. Some sketchy tabloids report Calvin and Taylor are over in October. The pair shut down the rumor on Twitter. Weeks later, Taylor gives a nice photo credit to Calvin to confirm everything is still very much okay between the two.

DECEMBER 13 2015

I was just adopted by @calvinharris and @taylorswift mom and dad are gonna show me the good life now

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Taylor has that quiet celebration of her 26th birthday at a Christmas-themed, shared birthday party. No squad member is there, just Calvin.

DECEMBER 23 2015

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With two Instagrams, Taylor visually announces Calvin is taking a big step in his relationship with her: Spending the holidays with her family (and building a snowman with her brother Austin during.)

DECEMBER 23 2015

"Really proud of ourselves over here."

DECEMBER 24, 2015

Meanwhile, Calvin tags Taylor in his caption-less, winter version of their "swan goals" summer photo to confirm they are going strong

DECEMBER 26 2015

"Minding his own business. Quietly putting in work. Inspiration for 2016. This fucking guy"

He also posts the snowman.

JANUARY 12 2016

Awesome dinner with mom and dad🍴

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"Awesome dinner with mom and dad"

A fan's Instagram goes viral when he posts a pic of himself crashing Taylor and Calvin's dinner date in L.A.

FEBRUARY 16 2016

"Congratulations to my beautiful girlfriend"

Fresh off Taylor's multiple Grammy wins and buzzy, Kanye-shade-throwing speech, Calvin sends his well wishes. (He wasn't at the Grammys ceremony that night but joined Tay at the after party.)

MARCH 6 2016

"3.6.15 One year down! ❤️"

Tay and Calvin celebrated their one year with cake and non-engagement ring jewellery

MARCH 6 2016

THIS IS THE CUTEST THING IVE EVER SEEN😭💕😍 Calvin posted this on snapchat

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"We've got one year cake," Calvin said on his Snapchat, with Taylor nodding alongside him.

MARCH 15 2016

"❤️"

Taylor and Calvin celebrated their one-year anniversary with a vacation. They post many, many Instagrams of it.

MARCH 15 2016

"Taylor Swift + Adam Wiles"

MARCH 15 2016

Calvin shared quite a few captionless photos on his account too of their vacation.

MARCH 15 2016

MARCH 15 2016

MARCH 16 2016

APRIL 3 2016

Taylor and Calvin sit together at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. There, Taylor makes googly eyes at Calvin that go viral. She also, for the first time, gives him a shoutout in an acceptance speech. "You know, for the first time, I had the most amazing person to come home to when the spotlight went out and the crowd was all gone," she said, blushing. "So I want to thank my boyfriend Adam for that."

APRIL 15 2016

BLEACHELLA ⚡️

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"BLEACHELLA"

Taylor attends Coachella, wearing a lightning jacket that would later be revealed as the cover art for Calvin Harris's new single with Rihanna, "This Is What You Came For." The lyrics seem to be about Taylor. ("Baby, this is what you came for/Lightning strikes every time she moves/And everybody's watching her/But she's looking at you.")

APRIL 27 2016

OMG @calvinharris @badgalriri

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