We’re almost in winter, but we’re not quite ready to hibernate! Fall is one of the best times of year for dressing up, but we recommend that you hold off on making any major aesthetic decisions until we reach mid-month. Venus, our sweet planet of charm and beauty goes direct! On the 16th she’ll be making her way back into her normal path so that you can get your mojo back. Mercury has other plans, as he enters his third retrograde of the year on the same day. Get ready for winter in our picks for each sign!
It’s time to get academic, Aries. You’re going to feel inspired to fine tune your mind when the planet of good luck moves into your 9th house of communication on the 8th. Jupiter is here to help, so why not lean into a subject that you’ve been dying to learn about? This month invest in a laptop case that will protect your portal to knowledge as well as ensure you always feel dressed for success.
You’re caught between two retrogrades this month, Taurus. One is ending, and another begins! Venus will go direct on the 16th while Mercury will start his backspin on the same day. For you, this means that you’ll be back on track when it comes to your general sense of direction. Mercury’s retrograde means that your relationship to your finances will slow down and reverse course. How can you use this movement to better yourself? Reflect on your spending and where you want to be, and you’ll be just fine! If you’re going to do any shopping, it might be best to hold off as anything that you buy before the 16th you could hate, and anything after might set you back. If you’re dying for something special, keep it in your shopping cart until the retrograde period is over in December.
Having trouble finding your words? Mercury, your planetary ruler is heading towards his third retrograde of the year slowing down your speech. He starts his path in Scorpio making past mysteries clear to you. Just be careful about how your word them when you have your Eureka moment. Jupiter, the ruler of luck, will move into your 7th house of relationships on the 8th of the month. He’s here to shine the spotlight on you in your friend circle! The people who love you don’t mind if you stumble over your words, they can get what you’re saying without hearing a sound. Find your perfect shade of lipstick and let your lip colour do the talking.
If you’ve been scratching your head trying to figure out your health routine, you’ll be happy to hear that Jupiter is on his way to straighten you out. He arrives on the 8th of the month in your 6th house to help you reach your loftiest fitness goals. Try to combine your new routines with a practice that will focus on your sense of spirituality, while Mercury goes retrograde on the 16th. He rules your personal sense of faith, so as he slows down, so should you.
Feeling a little stressed out lately? Friendly Jupiter is here to make your 5th house of pleasure extra cozy. He arrives on the 8th of the month so that you can start to have fun again! Your personal planet of career has been in retrograde since last month, putting you on edge. Venus goes direct on the 16th putting you back in your zone. You’re going to feel even more on top of your game on the 22nd when the Sun meets up with Jupiter in Sagittarius. Give yourself a boost, you’re about to be back on top. Send yourself to bed in these luxurious PJs with Leo attitude!
You’re the last person to admit that you’re feeling wiped out, dear Virgo. Your ruling planet, Mercury is currently out of bounds and heading towards his third retrograde of the year. Translation: you need to take a break from the daily grind at work! Prioritizing your most basic needs over your career will feel like you’re taking two steps backward rather than forwards. You should take comfort in a much-needed re-set. Jupiter enters your 4th house of home and family on the 8th, so spend this retrograde period on reconnecting with them! Invest in an ultra cozy cashmere sweater that will work at home and in the office as temperatures drop.
Change is coming, Libra. Uranus, the planet of discovery will enter your 7th house of relationships. This will bring about transformations that must occur for you to grow as a person. If you’re single, this could mean that you set better boundaries for yourself. If you’re in a relationship, you could be asking for things from your partner that you have previously been too sheepish to ask for. Before you act on any of these feelings, wait for Jupiter to enter your 3rd house of communication on the 8th. He’ll help you find the right words to say.
This year has been a rollercoaster for your career, Scorpio, but the kind of one that you like to ride. Uranus, your personal planet of home and family, makes his way back into your 6th house of work on the 6th. He’ll help you change everything in your home life that relates to your job. Get ready to ask the universe for what you need. If you don’t ask, you don’t get. Your personal planet of love will go direct on the 16th. Venus will begin moving forward, allowing you to tend to your romantic relationships with more ease than in the past month. Tune into your sensual side in these of the moment faux leather pants.
What makes you feel the most like you, Sagittarius? Jupiter, your ruling planet will move into your first house on the 8th of the month, giving you back your mojo. You’ll feel inspired to start a new daily routine as Venus goes direct on the 16th. Your personal planet of health and work has been in retrograde for the past month and is ready to help you move forward! If you need some outfit inspiration for the gym, throw on something stylish to get you in the mood.
You may feel as though you’re being pulled in opposite directions this month, Capricorn! Hold on like the tough mountain goat you are as you climb to reach your goals. Venus, your personal career planet is going direct on the 16th, helping you find your footing at work. On the same day, Mercury, your personal planet of health, enters his third retrograde of the year. The combination of these two movements means that you will have to set clear boundaries with yourself. Creating your ultimate work environment! On the 23rd, your personal love planet will shine on your relationships, single or attached. Make sure that you spend this full Gemini moon with someone you love, or want to get to know better.
Last month you were consumed with work, Aquarius. Thanks to Jupiter entering your 11th house, it’s time to bring your attention back to your friendships! Hang up your blazer, and bust out your holiday apparel! Mercury, the speedy messenger planet is heading into retrograde, but there’s nothing to fear. He’ll be passing through your 11th house as well so that you can get in on the hot goss that you may have missed last month. Venus, your personal planet of home and family life goes direct on the 16th so that you can make your home perfect for reconnection. Treat yourself to a fun piece of fine jewelry to tantalize your guests.
November will bring you some exciting opportunities, Pisces. As Venus goes direct on the 16th, we will enter our third and last Mercury retrograde of the year. Retrogrades have a way of helping us move past roadblocks that we set for ourselves. The messenger planet rules so many aspects of your life; love, home, and family. Prepare for the upcoming movement by taking stock of how you need to slow down in these zones. On the 8th, get ready to gear things up at work! Jupiter, the planet of luck makes his way into your 10th house of career. Invest in some new workpieces that will take you through the winter into spring.
(Story by Contributing Editor, Bryanna Brown)