After a rough past few weeks, Mercury in retrograde will *finally* be finishing its cycle. Come this Friday, you have our permission to shake things up with a dramatic new ‘do or splurge on the most stylish topper of the season. As Hurricane Joaquin simmers down and we wait out the rain, scroll on for the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope.
To couple up or enjoy the single life? That is the million dollar question that will keep popping up over these next few weeks. The good news: As of this Friday, Mercury corrects its course, meaning there’s no time like right *now* to get ombre hair or test-drive a few of the season’s more fashion-forward trends.
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Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
A new month = fresh beginnings. Don’t be surprised if your shyness takes a backseat as you suddenly feel the urge to mix and mingle with new people. Venture out from your typical squad and say yes to after-work drinks when the opportunity presents itself. Coupled up Scorpios: Don’t think you’re exempt from socializing. Shake things up with a wild-card date night.
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Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
Despite what you may have heard, one is not the loneliest number — especially not when you’ve got the world’s best BFFs. Channel your energy into organizing some fun fall activities (pumpkin picking FTW!) for you and your #girlgang to enjoy.
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Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
Patience is a virtue, people! After a stressful few weeks at work, things will finally start looking up on Fri-yay. With the retrograde coming to a close, we’re sensing major breakthroughs, exciting new partnerships and maybe even a promotion. DO treat yourself to happy hour, Cap. You’ve earned it.
Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
While you may not be ready to make things official with your boo, you are ready to book a flight to foreign lands for a little self-exploration. Put the dating game on hold as you pursue all of your personal goals — big and small. Whatever you do, don’t let this FOMO moment pass by.
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Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Get out those sticky notes, Pisces. Your ability to brainstorm and generate innovative ideas is at an all-time high this week. Team up with like-minded thinkers + entrepreneurs to double (maybe even triple!) your chances of striking it big. Play your cards right and by this time next month, you could be a very rich lady.
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Aries: March 21 – April 19
It’s official: October is all about YOU. Kick back and treat yo’self to a pampering session (or two). As the stress builds up at work and in your personal life, there’s nothing like a run around the neighborhood or a challenging SoulCycle sesh to take your mind off of things.
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Taurus: April 20 – May 20
It’s true what they say, Taurus: All good things in life can be enjoyed in moderation. And, yes, that includes pumpkin spice everything! After retrograde did a number on your fitness routine, you’re more than eager to get back on the fitness + nutrition bandwagon. Start small (baby steps all the way), and you’ll be a seasoned yogi in no time.
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Gemini: May 21 – June 20
Allow your inner Martha Stewart to shine this week as you beautify your living space with hauntingly-chic decorations. Cue the cobwebs and spider skeletons — the annual neighborhood house decorating contest is on. Avoid spending a fortune by upcycling old decorations and DIYing up a storm.
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Cancer: June 21 – July 22
Social butterfly status is in peak form this week! Grab your entourage for some bar hopping as you scope out the local scene. Be it speed dating or a few right swipes on Tinder, it won’t be long before you’re hitting it off big with a dreamboat.
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Leo: July 23 – August 22
Mixed messages, begone! Now that retrograde is on its way out, you can brush aside any petty arguments for good. Instead of dwelling on the negative, channel your energy into something that you love, whether it be blogging, acting as a personal stylist to your bestie or training for the Turkey Trot.
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Virgo: August 23 – September 22
#CantStopWontStop is your mantra for the week as you find yourself climbing the corporate ladder. If you’re not employed, there’s no time like the present to start handing out those business cards to the higher-ups. To complement your new go-getter attitude, a #girlboss wardrobe is just the competitive edge that you need.
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What are you planning to do this week? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to check out your full AstroStyle horoscope!