2019 Horoscope Special: The Year of You
We see good, fashionable and far-flung things in your future.
1/49We see good, fashionable and far-flung things in your future.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)© Elena Viltovskaia
You’re at the top of your game because this is your time of harvest. It’s one of the most rewarding times in your life, and you have earned it. Your creative potential is enormous, and it’s also an excellent time for big spending. When it comes to relationships now, you can sit back and enjoy life. Because of these happy vibes, you look more appealing to others, plus you have more energy for romance.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)WEAR Aries are the Pied Pipers of the zodiac—where you go, people follow. Dress like the boss you are with a power-flexing blazer. Moon Choi cupro, cotton and polyurethane blazer ($1,272), moonchoistudio.com.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)TRY Put yourself first. Teaology Skincare Bancha Oil ($49) hydrates skin, hair and the bod.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)VISIT Lazing away at an all-inclusive is not for you. Get your adrenalin rush at Bürgenstock Resort, on Lake Lucerne in Switzerland. The swish property has four hotels, a skating rink for all you budding Tessa Virtues and multiple spas—plus, some of the best ski slopes in the world are just a short drive away.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)© Elena Viltovskaia
This is your year of preparation. Hone your skills, take courses and travel to get performance-ready for a life-changing 2020. This is also a great time for fundraising or getting a mortgage or backing from others. It’s a hot, passionate year for you, Taurus, because Jupiter is in your House of Sex. This is an excellent time to start a new romance, especially with someone who’s older or more established. Current relationships will feel enriched.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)WEAR Taureans get it done—make sure your purse can fit everything you need to do so. Nico Giani leather bag ($486), nicogiani.com.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)TRY An earth sign, you have much respect for Mama Nature. Go green with Victoria-based Elate Cosmetics’ natural, vegan and sustainably packaged Beloved Capsule Palette ($93, available in January).
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)VISIT Taureans might be too stubborn to admit it, but they love luxury. (You bulls definitely need a room with a view.) Try the Bvlgari Resort Dubai. The hotel boasts stunning views of the city skyline and the glittering Persian Gulf. Also key: six gourmet restos. Dine at each or just get room service in your private villa, one of 20 on-site with dedicated pools and butler service.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)© Elena Viltovskaia
This is a productive, growth-oriented year. You will expand your endeavours and, along the way, acquire possessions, money and social prestige. Work with others or a partner to achieve your goals. Steer clear of legal difficulties. This is the best year for Geminians to get married in over a decade. Relationships are blessed. If you’re single, you have an excellent chance of meeting someone. All partnerships will be upbeat and happier this year.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)WEAR Geminians are never boring, so don’t let your outfits be. Rachel Comey leather and mesh pumps ($608) at Shopbop, shopbop.com.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)TRY A beauty chameleon, you’ll stan for JLo glam one day and no-makeup makeup the next. In 2019, look for a product that works with such evolving tastes, like the Flesh Fleshpot ($27), a two-in-one eye and cheek gloss that can also be used as a lip balm.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)VISIT This arts- and culture-loving sign would be happy spending an entire vacay in a museum or gallery. How about exploring historic Warsaw, home to Raffles Europejski Warsaw? The new hotel features some 500 pieces by local artists, staying true to its Polish roots in all aspects of its design. Do not leave without indulging in the cakes and pastries from the hotel’s on-site patisserie.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)© Elena Viltovskaia
This is the best year in over a decade to improve your job. But if you can’t do this through taking on more duties or improving work conditions, then it’s time to split. You can do it! Likewise, you will improve your health this year. Committed partnerships are tough; relationships that are challenged might end. However, new ones can begin. It’s important to know that if your partnership weathers this year,it will be stronger than ever.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)WEAR Whether it’s pets, friends or family, you love taking care of others. But you should treat yourself too. May we suggest this linen and cotton blouse by Jacquemus ($704).
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
TRY The world can be a heavy place for sensitive Cancerians. Find some Zen via your mani with Essie’s Serene Slate collection ($10 each; pictured above, Generation Zen), meant to inspire you to hit “pause.”
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)VISIT Chances are you love relaxing pool- or seaside—and not just because you’re a water sign; you’re emotional and intuitive, and you need time to unwind. Mexico’s Montage Los Cabos rests on 16 hectares of beachfront overlooking Santa Maria Bay, a calm, oh-so-snorkelable stretch of tide.
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)© Elena Viltovskaia
2019 presents two conflicting messages. On the one hand, you’ll work hard this year; on the other, you’ll feel easygoing and relaxed. One thing is certain: Your accomplishments will be rewarded in the next two years. This is a fantastic year for romance, socializing and taking a well-deserved vacation. Your approach to love and your social life will be lighthearted and playful. Romance with someone different from your usual type will teach you something new.
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)WEAR These iridescent glasses are bold and sparkly, just like you, darling Leo. Planti metal sunglasses ($111), we-are-planet-i.com.
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)TRY You pride yourself on self-care. Prepare to rake in compliments about your bright, glowy skin once you add Tatcha Violet-C Brightening Serum ($110) to your nightly routine.
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)© Christian Horan/Four SeasonsVISIT Leos need a vacation spot that will give them the royal treatment. Try the Four Seasons Hotel at the Surfclub in Surfside, Fla., a Mediterranean-style spot that pays homage to its glam ’30s roots. Boasting a chef plucked from the Amalfi dining scene and interiors designed by Parisian Joseph Dirand, it will make you feel like the queen you are. Also, three words: Biologique Recherche treatments.
Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)© Elena Viltovskaia
Explore real estate and family businesses as potential career choices in 2019. At home, you’ll be just as busy. Beware of going overboard or squandering a valuable resource that you might need later. You will feel confident in your ties to others, but pull in the reins a little and be careful not to be overbearing this year. Note: Your relationship will test your self-knowledge, which means the more accurately you know yourself, the better things will work out for you.
Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)WEAR For Virgoans, it’s all in the details, like the pop of red on this blush dress. Classic but definitely not boring. Kinda like you. Tibi silk dress ($852),tibi.com.
Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)TRY You need products that are as hard-working as you are. Try the new Clinique ID system, a customizable duo that you can tailor to your needs, like hydration, dullness and uneven texture. Custom Hydration Base ($29) and Active Cartridge Concentrate ($18).
Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)VISIT Use your next week off to connect to your earth-sign roots and do some self-reflection. Visit Bhutan, home to a new Six Senses boutique wellness resort spread along the country’s western valley. You can choose from five wellness “experiences,” like meditating while gazing at a giant Buddha statue in Thimphu or hot-stone baths in Bumthang.
Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)© Elena Viltovskaia
Be patient this year. Your relationship with your boss might be strained, but perseverance will carry you through to 2020. You are now starting to climb toward your career peak. Although your energy level is lower, you are happier and more optimistic about your future. This is a busy year in terms of meeting new people, including potential partners. Expect to visit new places too.
Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)WEAR You value balance above all. So does this ring. Capt Ve sterling-silver ring ($220), captvejewellery.com.
Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)TRY Quieting the mind is hard for all of us but especially for this deep-thinking sign. Try Muse 2 ($299); the updated meditation headband measures how fidgety your body is as well as how focused your mind is.
Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)© Simon BrownVISIT Clever Librans know that the best vacation spots are often tucked away outside the world’s go-to metropolises, like the University Arms in Cambridge, U.K. The castle-like hotel was recently upgraded by the same architect behind the reno of Kensington Palace. Embrace your inner duchess with afternoon tea, or, if you’re feeling sporty, staff from the on-site high-end brasserie will pack you a picnic lunch so you can bike to the banks of the River Cam and watch the punters.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)© Elena Viltovskaia
Start singing “I’m in the money!” This year, you will boost your earnings and your assets, plus you might also change your home or your job or both. (If not this year, then next year.) You are also thinking ahead, strengthening the different areas of your life so they will withstand future adversity. Someone you admire might notice you this year. Because you are healthier, stronger and richer, you will attract romance as well as be more dynamic in your current relationships.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)
WEAR A new statement piece is always in order for a statement individual. Try a piece in neon rather than your go-to black. Wandler leather belt bag ($760), farfetch.com.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)TRY Being unforgettable is your 2019 beauty MO. Make a statement with the Tom Ford Eyeshadow Quad in African Violet ($105).
Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)VISIT Popular, charming Scorpians have a little secret: They love being alone. Fly yourself to the ends of the earth to the Conrad Bora Bora Nui. The resort is the only thing on the island other than a hilltop spa. And there are too many activities to count, from stand-up paddle boarding to ukulele lessons to snorkelling.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)© Elena Viltovskaia
We see fabulous things for you this year because lucky Jupiter is in your sign. People will be drawn to you. And both business ventures and your personal life will be fortunate. You will not hide your talents from anyone. Expect lots of admirers because you’re upbeat and positive. Your increased confidence and poise will serve you well and push you to increase the scope of your activities. Prepare to dazzle.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)WEAR Earth earrings for a fire sign? How very Sag. Open House bronze earrings ($248), open-house-projects.com.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)
TRY Oh, the places this free-spirited sign goes. While you’re travelling, be sure to tailor your skincare to your environment (see your dream vacay, below) with Pour Moi Mountain Day Cream ($49.50), which contains red-snow algae and rice-bran oil to protect skin from the dry air and increased UV exposure that go hand in hand with high altitudes.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21)VISIT Your travel philosophy? Get outside. Get your fill of nature with a (heaping) side of luxury at the Lindis, in the Ahuriri Valley, New Zealand. Wake up at dawn in your suite overlooking the mountains for a sunrise guided walk along the wetlands, horseback-ride your way through conservation parks and then cap it all off with some stargazing.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)© Elena Viltovskaia
Last year, you set off on a path of reinvention, which will continue until 2026. But now is the time to turn your attention inward. Ask yourself “What do I really want and need?” and then keep moving forward. Romance-wise, you aren’t interested in casual encounters. You sense you’re building for your future and you want a supportive partner. No matter what age you are, you are changing and growing. Next year, your confidence will blossom.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)
WEAR Capricornians love a classic piece with a high-fashion twist. LoQ leather mules ($393), theline.com.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)TRY Speaking of classics with a twist... M.A.C. Cosmetics in Monochrome Ruby Woo Lip Glass ($21).
Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)VISIT Caps can be tough to please (and we love you for it), but we promise the Rosewood Luang Prabang in Laos will be up to your standards. The Rosewood name is synonymous with “opulence” but also with honouring the countries in which the hotels are located. Luang Prabang features 23 suites, villas and hilltop tents (think glamping but dialed way up), all of which reflect the culture of the region’s Indigenous tribes.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)© Elena Viltovskaia
You’re a fantastic networker, and this year you’ll be extra-popular. Think about joining organizations and professional associations—they’ll benefit your career. Personal contacts will also help you clarify your professional goals. You are now honing in on what you truly want to do. Romance will flourish in 2019, as will friendships. New people will come into your life, especially those with whom you don’t have a lot in common (which is the very thing that attracts you). Whatever you do will come back to you magnified.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)WEAR 2019 is your year to (literally) shine, Aquarians. Maison Margiela fabric tote ($1,249) at Mytheresa, mytheresa.com.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)TRY See above, Ms. Congeniality. All that convo (not to mention our cold Canadian winters) can lead to cracked lips. Dr. Dennis Gross Hyaluronic Marine Collagen Lip Cushion ($38).
Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)VISIT Aquarians love to be surrounded by their crew—and if that bonding happens to take place on the historic, verdant Greek island of Kos, even better. Stay at Casa Cook Kos. Here, you’ll find a cluster of whitewashed villas surrounding a dreamy pool and bar where you can make instant friends. Should you crave some downtime, there’s also a hammam spa and daily yoga in the courtyard.
Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)© Elena Viltovskaia
Your reputation will shine in 2019, especially in the eyes of bosses and VIPs. Do what you can to advance your agenda because this is the year to strike. Expect a promotion at work, public recognition and the esteem of your contemporaries. Job-related travel is also likely. All of your relationships will thrive this year because people admire you and see you in positive terms. This means you will attract new love or friendships.
Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)WEAR Frames to emphasize your compassionate, caring eyes. Krewe acetate eyeglasses ($387), krewe.com.
Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)TRY A restorative soak is a bad-day cure-all—especially if it contains de-stressing sativa-seed oil (don’t worry, there’s no THC) and moisturizing meadowfoam-seed oil. Nanette de Gaspé Bain Noir Cannabis Sativa Bath Soak Treatment ($325).
Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)VISIT Dreamy Pisceans crave romance in every aspect of life. This year, why not be swept up by the beauty of eco resort Alila Villas Koh Russey, located on a private island off Cambodia? The best part (aside from the powdery sand, spa and nearby national park): You don’t have to plan a thing. Your concierge will cater your experience to your mood, whether you’re up for wellness activities, outdoor adventure or just lying on a lounge chair.
The article originally appeared in the February 2019 issue of ELLE Canada.