61 Things That All Basics Love


As of today, people use the word basic in a negative context. But why? Seriously, who really gives a shit what you like to do, eat, wear, watch, etc. People should be able to do whatever makes them happy without having other people attempt to insult them by suggesting that they are mainstream and nothing special. Here’s a list of things (that you know you love) even though they’re basic.

  1. Brunch.
  2. Starbucks.
  3. Even more specifically, PSL’s.
  4. Obsessing over anything ’80s themed.
  5. 21st birthday sashes.
  6. As well as 21st birthday cakes with Barbie dolls puking.
  7. Lilly Pulitzer agendas.
  8. Anything pink.
  9. Anything glittery.
  10. Mean Girls.
  11. Wearing leggings as pants.
  12. Creating Pinterest wedding boards even when you’re single.
  13. Zumba
  14. Posting a picture of doughnuts.
  15. Naked palettes.
  16. Jamming out to T. Swift.
  17. Kale.
  18. Nike shorts.
  19. Monograms.
  20. Missionary sex.
  21. 69.
  22. Taking Buzzfeed quizzes and sharing the results.
  23. Hair flip girl emoji.
  24. Drinking jungle juice.
  25. Sex and the City.
  26. #ForeverAlone
  27. Always ordering guac.
  28. Binge watching Netflix.
  29. Specifically, binge watching Friends on Netflix.
  30. Michael Kors.
  31. Tweeting *~inspirational~* quotes.
  32. Overusing the word “literally.”
  33. Clarendon Instagram filter.
  34. Diet Coke.
  35. Cat videos.
  36. Froyo.
  37. Admiring Blaire Waldorf.
  38. Saying “hashtag” out loud.
  39. Shopping at Target.
  40. And pronouncing it Tar-Jay.
  41. Selfie sticks.
  42. Bitmoji.
  43. Spooning.
  44. Taco Bell.
  45. Posting #OOTD pics.
  46. Singing “Single Ladies” as your karaoke song.
  47. And flipping your left hand as you sing it.
  48. Having small tattoos on your wrist or ankle.
  49. Oversized t-shirts.
  50. Franzia.
  51. ~*tYpiNg*~ like this.
  52. #TBTs
  53. Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
  54. Painting Yeti coolers.
  55. Birkenstocks.
  56. Margaritas.
  57. The puppy Snapchat filter.
  58. Wearing sports team jerseys even though you know nothing about sports.
  59. Obsessing over Zac Efron.
  60. Drinking anything besides beer.
  61. Throwing what you know in every picture

Fuck it. If these are the things that make you happy, keep on keeping on. BASIC BiTCHES UNITE!

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Kellie Stritz

Kellie, spelled with an "ie," practically resides at Starbucks even though they have yet to spell her name correctly. She's obsessed with the color pink, Elle Woods, and Bitmoji's. Her biggest accomplishment is breaking the record within her sorority for how many standards hearings she has had without getting kicked out. She spends her free time trying to stay tan (i.e. sunburnt) and stalking people on social media.

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