Some may argue that summer brings out the basic in every girl, with the bikini pics, the extravagant vacations, and summer staples. Fall, however, has some of the most basic aspects and most definitely trumps summer in the basic category.
These are just a few reasons why fall brings out the basic in everyone.
Just about everything can be oversized now a days and the most convenient time to wear them is fall. You want to be comfy but also fashionable and the most basic trend is oversized clothing.
The socks and Birkenstocks combo combined with the oversized look? Can't get more basic than that.
Pumpkin carving/painting pics.
Not sure how many people actually still do this, but spicing up your dorm decorations with a painted pumpkin, followed with the cute pic is definitely an essential.
Be ready for the most basic and extravagant costumes of the year. How many different ways can one costume be worn?