"Style" received critical acclaim from music reviewers, who praised the '80s-styled production and considered it one of the best tracks on 1989. The song reached number 6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the third consecutive top-10 single from 1989 in the country, and entered the top-10 on charts of numerous regions, including Australia, Canada, and South Africa. It also made the top 40 in countries like the United Kingdom, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, New Zealand, and the Netherlands. The accompanying music video was directed Kyle Newman and premiered on February 13, 2015.