We’re ready for a sensual shift this month, as Venus enters the sensitive sign of Cancer on July 3rd. We’re getting more in touch with our bodies and minds, as we shed our outer layers. Remember to protect your skin with some strong SPF as we go about our days throughout this hot month. The second Mercury Retrograde of the year begins on July 7th, helping us to get more in tune with our feelings, and less obsessed with our output. Recharge your emotional batteries as the messenger planet moves in reverse for the next three weeks. July 16th’s solar eclipse in Capricorn helps us to relate to the changes that we’re undergoing, and get a better handle on our responsibilities. Enjoy this transformative month by getting experimental with what you’ve already got in your closet, and fill in the gaps for big events like weddings and summer parties. Our minds get cleared on July 31st when Mercury goes direct.
Keep reading for what’s in store for your style horoscopes July 2019!
Celebrate yourself this month, Aries. Mars, your sign’s ruling planet enters the majestic sign of Leo on July first, giving you new regal attitude for the rest of the month. Channel your inner queen with a midi dress that lets you move. This ruched frock by Stelen will take you from weddings to cocktail hour on hot summer patios.
It’s that time of year again, Taurus. Mercury, your personal planet of all things material goes retrograde on July 7th, encouraging you to tighten your purse-strings. Stick to saving this month while your financial planet moves backward. Sexy Venus spends the month in Cancer, helping you to choose easy-going outfits. Add a new cheap and cheerful new bodysuit to your wardrobe this summer to pair with your favourite skirts and denim.
Live a little, Gemini. It’s time to embrace change on July 2nd thanks to the arrival of our first total solar eclipse. You’re going to be undergoing a major evolution over the next six months — why not play around with your look? Make an effort to experiment with colour and print in your professional wear on July 10 when the Sun trines Neptune. The meeting of these two planets will shine the limelight in your direction at work. Dress with creativity to psyche yourself up at the office.
You’re feeling yourself this month, Cancer. Dress the part starting with fabulous lingerie that makes you feel sensual starting July 3rd, when Venus enters your sign. Invest in a new luxurious set of undergarments to give your confidence a sexy boost. This chic light blue demi bra and matching thong will help you to unleash your inner love goddess.
You’ve got a talent for dressing on a budget, Leo. You’re able to elevate the most affordable looks with flair. Keep your costs low this month while your money planet Mercury goes retrograde from the 7th to the 31st. Upgrade your ear game with an affordable pair of chic yet tough semi-precious earrings by Charles and Keith. They’ll pair well with everything from denim to your favourite summer dresses.
You’re glowing inside and out, Virgo. Infuse a little more sex into your closet after July 1st, when sensual Mars moves into the magnetic sign of Leo. This linen corset top by Reformation features a structured bodice with a ruched back that will let you get extra cozy with the one that you love. Pair it with your favourite pair of jeans and a soft cardigan for cool summer nights.
In the mood for love, Libra? Mars, your personal love planet enters the charismatic sign of Leo on July 1st, giving your confidence a major boost. If you’re single, surface level attraction won’t be enough to satisfy your desires, as Mercury, your ruler of spirituality goes retrograde. Be careful with who you give your heart to while the messenger planet moves in reverse. Pick up a romantic and airy blouse to protect your skin from the sun, like this lightweight peasant top by Christy Dawn.
Health is wealth, Scorpio. If you’re getting bored of the gym, break away for a dip after July 1st, when Mars, your planetary ruler of well-being moves into the regal sign of Leo. If you’re preparing to hit the beach this summer, you might be interested in adding a chic rashguard to your beach bag. This beautiful printed piece by J.Crew is anything but boring and sure to inspire compliments.
Ready to adopt a more minimalist attitude, Sagitarius? Mercury, your personal ruler of love and career is going retrograde on July 7th, slowing down your thoughts in both of these facets of your life. Take a little guesswork out of getting dressed in the morning by incorporating a breezy multifunctional piece into your wardrobe. This airy jumpsuit by Aritzia will pair perfectly with a blazer for the office, and transition well for after work drinks when you pop on a pair of heels.
Get ready to embrace your softer side, Capricorn. Make time to upgrade your professional wardrobe for pieces that let you move after July 3rd. Venus, your personal planet of career moves into the intuitive sign of Cancer, encouraging you to get comfortable in your own skin. Trade in your starchy button-ups for a soft linen vintage-inspired style by Pixie Market. You’ll be able to cool off quickly in this breezy style.
It’s time to get creative, Aquarius. You’re swirling with romantic ideas this month, starting on July 10th when the Sun trines imaginative Neptune. Your energy is bountiful on July 11th when fiery Mars squares against mischevious Uranus, the change maker. Explore a new look, or experiment with a daring new trend like this frothy tulle top by Zara.
Everyone needs to take a little break, Pisces. Mercury, one of your core planetary rulers of home, family and love goes retrograde on July 7th for the next three weeks. Keep your dressing simple while the messenger planet moves backward. Focus on practical purchases that have a little flair on July 10th, when your health and work ruler the Sun trines dreamy Neptune. These elevated sandals by Jeffrey Campbell will work with your favourite summer dresses to your go-to shorts.
(Story by Contributing Editor, Bryanna Brown)