Natalia Benson is a Los Angeles–based tarot and astrological expert, designer, creative, and DJ. True to her astrological assortment (Aries sun sign, Capricorn ascendant, Sagittarius moon), she finds inspiration from a number of creative outlets, including running her namesake jewelry company and deejaying under the name Ninth Child. Make sure to follow Benson on Instagram for monthly inspiration and astral insights; you can also book an astrology or tarot reading with her. Benson will be sharing her insights exclusively with Who What Wear readers every month.
Happy July! We begin the month with a new moon in Cancer and a really powerful Grand Square between four heavy-hitter planets. To start the month off right, make sure you are getting adequate rest and paying some attention to your health! Whenever the cosmos line up in such a way, the message is typically a wake-up call reminding us the importance of balance and taking care of ourselves. In July we may find ourselves wanting to slow down a bit and stay close to home even though the summer is at its peak.
Read on to see what the cosmos have to offer your unique sign this month!
Hi, Aquarius! Although July is the height of summer, it’s also a time where we could all use a little R&R. This month, get extra sleep, try out some form of meditation, and allow yourself a little extra space for self-reflection. Next month promises to be outgoing and gregarious for you. In the meantime, be willing to take some time to take a look at what can take a backseat or be released from your life completely. This could mean it’s time to stop stalling on some big life goals or let go of a toxic relationship.
Hi, Aries! July marks a money transition for you. How are you feeling about your finances? Is it a good time to save, or would you rather spend and invest in something important this month? A little retail therapy never hurt this month, but just know that feelings of security and stability are most important to you at this time. Try this fun little exercise: Find something you really want, and set aside a certain amount of money for it every week in July. At the end of the month, make your purchase and enjoy! Aries are typically the masters of the impulse purchase, so try something new and different this month!
Happy birthday, Cancer! July marks a time of fun, celebration, romance, and childlike vibes for you. It’s time to have some fun! Whatever you do to celebrate your birthday this month, make sure it makes you happiest. Get together with people who love and value you, spend time with children (your own or someone else’s), and have your significant other take you on a short trip or to your favorite restaurant. Now’s the time to celebrate the beautiful energy you bring to the world. Have a great month, Cancer!
Hi, Capricorn! July is a great time to socialize and home in on your vision for the future. Taking time to show people around you that you care about them or performing community service of some kind are all highlighted here. On the other hand, your ability to look forward and get lost in your visions could be a great way to spend some time this month. Vision-boarding, setting life goals, and getting inspired are recommended to you this month, Capricorn. Enjoy!
Hi, Gemini! Believe it or not, we’re at the height of summer. July is a nesting and resting month for you. Don’t be afraid to chill out and spend some time at home this month. You might be inspired to beautify your home, upgrade your bedroom, or get a pet—anything to bring you a bit more peace and keep you home just a little bit more. After your birthday month, you probably need a little rest! Enjoy, Gemini!
Hi, Leo! This month, you take a look at your health routines and work schedule and how the two coincide (or don’t). If it’s time to up your yoga routine or morning Pilates classes over pulling all-nighters at work, July is a great time to do so. This month, taking care of your health and vitality will take center stage, and if you’re not balancing your schedule, you will most likely feel a little burned out. Listen to your body this month; you’ll be grateful you did so!
Hi, Libra! July is a deep and powerful month for you. Time spent in meditation and journaling your thoughts and ideas could be time well spent. Your sensuality is also on high, so channel it accordingly! Joint resources and other people’s money may come to the forefront for you in July. Make sure to have all the facts and figures before making any major financial decisions. This month, you will be desirous of change to anything in your life that undermines your feeling of personal power. For example, if you’ve been trying to quit smoking, now’s the time to make a change.
Hi, Sagittarius! This month marks a career transit for you; you might get a promotion at work, hit some major career goals, or just feel on top of the world when it comes to making your mark. Make some time for meditation, exercise, or just in general slowing your roll just slightly. You are extra powerful this year, and you want to make sure your decisions are coming from a centered place!
Hi, Scorpio! July could be a great time to learn something new or go on a bit of an adventure. Have you been wanting to learn a new language or head off on a foreign vacation? Whether you actually hit the road or not this month is neither here nor there; book the tickets, learn the language, or just do something totally out of the ordinary this month! You won’t have much patience for squaring off every detail anyway. Enjoy the fresh perspective!
Hi, Taurus! July promises to be a very busy time for you. Social engagements, short-distance trips, and plenty of phone conversations and text messages color your month. Making cohesive plans might be on the forefront for you this month, Taurus, but also be willing to go with the flow. July can be a lighthearted time if you allow it to be!
Hi, Virgo! This month focuses on relationships of all kinds for you. You may feel focused on committing to a partnership (whether romantic, business, or friendship) or improving the health of your relationships at large. Is there someone you need to apologize to or make amends with? Someone special you could go out of your way for this month? You may seek out companionship and the support of other people in your decision-making processes this month, Virgo, which is a great idea.
Hi, Pisces! July marks a time of stepping out of your comfort zone and highlights all forms of self-expression. Maybe you want to revamp your look, do a wardrobe overhaul, or change your hair. Whatever you decide, go with whatever feels most authentically you, and don’t be afraid to be a bit innovative in your approach. Consider seizing totally new opportunities that come your way, and take a chance on anything new and interesting! Enjoy!