As Venus, planet of beauty cruises through her final days in retrograde motion in a fun, playful, romantic and creatively charged part of your chart, she's taking any urgency out of fashion, unless it's something you want. This may present as a lack of motivation and there will be times when you genuinely do need to be prepared, but for the most part the advice from the fashion gods this week is 'don't sweat the small stuff'.
As well as a nostalgic bent to fashion that has been in effect for so long that it's likely to influence fashion designers world wild, with the new season having a retro feel to it, as it deepens it's going to be hard to create fashion emergencies where there are none. You're not only waking up to the fact that fashion doesn't need to be high maintenance, but the fact that this has always been the case.
Venus, planet of beauty is not only encouraging a smart approach to all your fashion choices, from purchasing to deciding what to wear each day, she's also giving you access to 20/20 hindsight. A chance to learn from the past is also likely to see you remember time saving tips you'd forgotten, especially with no taste for fashion emergencies or anything that looks like hard work.
While Venus, planet of beauty will continue her mission to boost your confidence right through until early October, this is the last week where the main inspiration is coming from the past. Whether it's looking back through old photos or reliving old memories, focus on the times when you looked drop dead gorgeous but didn't realise it at the time. What would you, now older and wiser, tell the old you?
In preparation for her direct turn in your sign at the end of the week Venus, planet of beauty is reaching the very deepest section of memory lane, having reached as far back as she's going to venture by the weekend. If your heart is still set on a retro look or recreating some of the magic of the past embrace it, but be aware that next week will see a desire for something new creep in.
With Venus, planet of beauty due to turn direct at the end of the week for everyone a sense of nostalgia has the past putting a spell on all aspects of fashion. However unlike your cosmic mates, who will all see a sense of nostalgia dissipate at the end of the week, whether direct or in retrograde motion Venus will remain in a nostalgic part of your chart until October, with a trip down fashion's memory lane continuing regardless.
In her final days in retrograde motion in a social and serendipitous part of your chart Venus, planet of beauty is not only working to put you in the right place at the right time, with some serendipitous moments and/or encounters likely, but you're more likely to bump into old friends or other connections to the past. While this means dressing for all eventualities, chances are it's you that old friends want to see.
While the pace eases back on the professional front this week it also deepens, with signs of big developments on the income, work and career fronts over the coming weeks. Right in the middle of this is Venus, who has already spent more time supporting an update of your professional image over recent weeks than she would normally spend over several years.
While Venus, planet of beauty was the first planet to get things moving on the professional front and gave you a chance back in July to start exploring an update in your professional image, even she would be surprised by the monster that has been created. Returning to your career sector in October Venus will take a second look at your professional image then, but for now is more interested in a sense of adventure, fun and nostalgia.
In her final days in retrograde motion in a passionate part of your chart Venus, planet of beauty is drawing on the past for inspiration, at a time when Mars' passions and fighting spirit are becoming impatient. It's Venus' direct turn at the end of the week that is likely to trigger a call for change over the coming weeks, but this is when the seeds are being sown.
While you've reached a big week for money, relationship and career matters, having to split yourself in many directions Venus, planet of beauty is asking that you remain true to yourself, especially when it comes to your image and how much or little effort you put into things. Life is busy enough without creating fashion emergencies where there are none.
An active week on both the money and professional fronts is just a taste of things to come, with a turnaround on the work front at the end of the week and major new professional doors opening in just a few weeks' time. While this is putting a lot more focus on your professional image this is less about dressing to impress and more about expressing your confidence and also both working and dressing smarter. With life getting busy your approach to fashion, especially your work wardrobe, needs to become more streamlined.