Rewind·Posted on Oct 4, 2020Blake Lively Shared A "Gossip Girl" Throwback Photo And It's One Of The Most '07 Things I've Ever Seen"Class of '07."by Natasha JokicBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink So I know there are plenty of millennials who probably think that 2007 was, like, just last year. Well, I hate to break it to you — but it was actually 13 years ago. THIRTEEN. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF The CW There are kids born that year who are now getting mortgages, or something. One person who really just hammered that point home is Blake Lively, who posted an unbelievably nostalgic Gossip Girl throwback with the caption, "Class of '07." View this photo on Instagram Blake Lively / Via instagram.com I mean, I BELIEVE their characters all left high school in roughly '09, but I DIGRESS. Now, there are a few things I'd like to dissect here. First, there's the general graininess of the photo — giving the photo that glorious '07 digital-camera-in-the-club aesthetic. Blake Lively / Via instagram.com Try and make THAT an Instagram filter (please, don't). Then there's the fact that Blake and Leighton Meester are holding hands, which, aww: Blake Lively / Via instagram.com There's Chace Crawford's Zac Efron bowl cut of the late '00s: Blake Lively / Via instagram.com Well, it was a relic of the '00s until quarantine hit. ALL the neon plastic jewelry: Blake Lively / Via instagram.com Personal fact that nobody asked for: I used to wear a very similar neon-pink watch with my uniform in '07, and my school changed their dress code in order to formally ban it. Just another way that Gossip Girl is unrealistic, bah! And the headbands, which are already back in fashion because we are SO OLD: Blake Lively / Via instagram.com TL;DR: Time is fleeting.