Venus is going retrograde on October 5th, Y’all. What does this mean for us? We’re going to be re-assessing what beauty and money mean to us. The planet of charm and cash is going to enter her retrograde through Scorpio, meaning that we will be all making a massive shift. Read below to find out what this transition means to you.
If you can avoid spending your hard earned cash on fun things this month, you’ll be better for it, Aries. Use Venus’s retrograde to better define your basics. With the cold weather coming you’ll need to add a few basics to your wardrobe. If you’ve got your essential pieces, think about adding this playful sweatshirt by Garage Clothing to your uniform. It’s comfortable and cool, just like you.
This month is all about love, Taurus. Pluto, your personal planet of love goes direct on the 2nd of the month. Venus’s retrograde is going to bring your relationships to light. October 5th marks a time of reflection – how can you improve the way that you communicate your feelings? Think on this before communication planet Mercury moves into your house of partnerships on October 10th. Wear something that makes you feel confident and sexy whether you’re staying in or going out, like this cute crop top from Aritzia.
Did you know that the moon is your money planet, Gemini? Use her energy to get your financial goals in order. New moons are for making plans, and full moons are for harvesting them. Get ready for this month’s new moon on the 8th, and prepare to reap your rewards by the 24th. Uranus, the planet of radical change will help guide you this month as he boosts your intuition while in your 12th house. Get a good rest, but don’t do it in those old t-shirts and leggings. Pick up something that will make you feel like a princess when your head hits your pillow.
You might be feeling torn between home and the office this October, Cancer. The Sun spends the first 22 days lighting up your home and family zones, drawing you to comfort. On October 5th, Venus, your planet of this same area goes retrograde. You’re a pinball of emotion bouncing between the two. Take time to realize that you can’t keep moving forward steadily, you need rest as much as you need reflection. After the 23rd, the sun enters your house of pleasure, opening up the ways that you can have fun! Get ready to kick it this fall in these crazy boots by L’intervalle.
This month, your career planet Venus is going retrograde! On October 5th, it’s going to be time for you to rethink how you approach your work life. The universe is giving you a gentle nudge to take a step back from the office and back into your home base. On October 2nd, Pluto, your planet of home and family goes direct so that you can fix your focus on them! Switch your work uniform for something a little cozier, like these kick crop jeans by Everlane.
You’re ready for anything this October, Virgo! With action planet Mars in your house of health, you’re feeling invincible. Before you run off completing death-defying feats, make sure that you look the part of a sexy stunt person. You might catch someone’s eye. Venus your financial planet goes retrograde on the 5th of the month, helping you to suss out what you should be putting your funds towards. Grab something cheap and cheerful, like this fanny pack by Aldo. It’s ready for anything, just like you!
When it’s your season, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, Libra! Everyone is ready to socialize and make time for friends. Venus’s retrograde arrives on the 5th of the month, helping you to backtrack on any relationships that aren’t panning out. Your ruling planet’s retrograde lasts for 40 days, giving you ample time to straighten out your feeling about everyone in your contact list. Rather than getting too nitpicky with your time, trust your intuition and have fun!
You’re used to change, Scorpio. It shouldn’t be surprising considering your personal planet goes retrograde every 6 months. You’ll be ready to move in a forward motion when Pluto, your ruling planet goes direct on the second day of the month. On the 5th, your planet of love and relationships will go direct. Venus will also be going through your sign, helping your energy move forward rather than back. Long story short, you’re going to be glowing! Wear something that makes you feel the most like yourself.
Scale back your output this month, Sagittarius. It’s all about what you put into your body and mind that’s going to take you to the next level. On October 5th, your personal planet of health goes retrograde. Venus needs a moment to readjust how you look at how self-care affects your life, both internally and externally. Her current placement in your 12th house of spirituality shows that you’ll reap the rewards when you put your body first. Find an exercise that you can practice over the rest of the month to nurture your body and soul. Stay warm in this cozy sweater with pockets from Lululemon.
Your career planet is going retrograde on the 5th, Capricorn. Don’t freak out, Venus is only going to be taking a short break – 40 days. Before you get cranky, realize that even the mountain climber of the zodiac needs to take a break! While things at work might be in a backspin, your friendship zone is going to be on fire. Venus is moonwalking through your 11th house, giving you all of the good vibes. Let your hair down and have fun! We think that only you would be able to pull off these skeleton earrings from Alexa Chung all year long.
The start of the month brings good news – Pluto is going direct on the 2nd! For you, this means that your career planet is back on track. Get ready to make moves water-bearer! The planet of charm and money, Venus helps Pluto gain traction by entering your 10th house of social status. You’ll be the apple of everyone’s eye, with luck to back it up! Jupiter also helps you out as he enters your 10th house. Make sure that you’re polished before you leave the house, you never know who could be around the corner to help you with your goals! These brown suede boots by Aldo will stand out from basic black.
It’s been a long summer of hard work, Pisces! Your financial planet Mars has been moving forward since the end of last month, and you’re ready to get going. The action planet will enter Aquarius, the sign of intuition. Follow your gut, and if anything seems too good to be true, it might be. On the 10th of October, your planet of romance and love passes through your 9th house of travel. Invest in a coat that’s as fun as you are.
(Story by Contributing Editor, Bryanna Brown)