ASTROLOGY

Twitter’s Favorite Astrologers Let You Know What’s Coming This Spring With Your April Horoscope

The Astro Poets are here to you remind you that this month’s all about living in the moment.


Ryan McGinley

There is nothing subtle about spring; it’s always loud, and always spectacular. The new moon this month is on the 15th—in Aries, the sign of true beginnings. Hopefully, you’re ready to begin something big and ambitious. Your April horoscope shows it’s a good time for that. The full moon happens on the 29th and will be in Scorpio. Remember that while the past may feel incomplete and the future infinitely unknowable, there really only is the moment—and that’s spring.

Yours in the stars and on earth,

The Astro Poets

Aries

If you haven’t already, you will have a career breakthrough in the coming month. There is a lot of creative energy swirling around you—and many distractions, too. Because of this you’ll need to decide who to listen to in the sea of voices. Listen to yourself. Don’t doubt your instincts this April, and don’t wait for anything or anyone either. In many ways, this month is a green light for you, and if you choose to take it, it will take you down a path that is clear and that has been a long time coming. Love is always there, but that may not be where you spend your energy right now. It may be what is waiting in the summer, which will be wild and surprising for you. Don’t despair. You are the sign of beginnings. And spring is the ultimate beginning. It is yours.

Spring Into Aries Season With Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, and Kristen Stewart

Reese Witherspoon, born March 22nd, photographed by Michael Thompson for W Magazine.

Diana Ross, born March 26th, photographed for W Magazine.

Pharrell Williams, born April 5th, photographed by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine.

Lady Gaga, born March 28th, photographed by Katherine Wolkoff for W Magazine.

Celine Dion, born March 30th, photographed by Martien Mulder for W Magazine.

Keira Knightley, born March 26th, photographed by Steven Klein for W Magazine.

Model Paloma Elsesser, born April 12th, photographed by Alex Hodor-Lee for W Magazine.

Patricia Arquette, born April 8th, photographed by Alex Prager for W Magazine.

Sarah Jessica Parker, born March 25th, photographed by Michael Thompson for W Magazine.

Michael Fassbender, born April 2nd, photographed by Jeff Burton for W Magazine.

Elle Fanning, born April 9th, photographed by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine.

Actor Paul Rudd, born April 6th, photographed by Andreas Laszlo Konrath for W Magazine.

Kristen Stewart, born April 9th, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for W Magazine.

Ewan McGregor, born March 31st, photographed by Dan Winters for W Magazine.

Saoirse Ronan, born April 12th, photographed by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine.

Adrien Brody, born April 14th, photographed by Tierney Gearon for W Magazine.

Emma Thompson, born April 15th, photographed by Juergen Teller for W Magazine.

Victoria Beckham, born April 17th, photographed by Steven Klein for W Magazine.

Mariah Carey, born March 27th, photographed by Michael Thompson for W Magazine.

Jessica Chastain, born March 24th, photographed by Tim Walker for W Magazine.

David Oyelowo, born April 1st, photographed by Tim Walker for W Magazine.

Claire Danes, born April 12th, photographed by Inez & Vinoodh for W Magazine.

Rooney Mara, born April 17th, photographed by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, born April 18th, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for W Magazine.

Robert Downey Jr., born April 4th, photographed by Ari Marcopoulos for W Magazine.

Kate Hudson, born April 19th, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for W Magazine.

Emma Watson, born April 15th, photographed by Michael Thompson for W Magazine.

Luke Evans, born April 15th, photographed by Mert and Marcus for W Magazine.

Jennifer Garner, born April 17th, photographed by Craig McDean for W Magazine.

America Ferrera, born April 18th, photographed by Michael Thompson for W Magazine.

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Taurus

You should expect your sensual side to be constantly activated these next few weeks—not just through sex, but through other forms of romantic affection, too. You’ll probably need a lot of hugs and hand-holding and random making out in the middle of the street from your partner(s). Give in to this urge. After all, you’re known as the most cuddly sign ever for a reason. Outside of affection, whatever you can do to take care of yourself and your body this month is a good thing. You will be feeling extra intuitive, which will be taxing on you, so any way to give yourself extra love will be of benefit. Your career path is moving along steadily, just as you’ve set it up to with your expert planning. However, expect that you will feel in a standstill this month, as you remain caught up in old hurt. One way to help you get through this is to take lots of walks. All Tauruses thrive near trees. Be near them this month and you will feel reconnected to who you really are and who you want to be.

Gemini

If major aspects of your life, like love and career, feel shadowy and uncertain right now, that’s because things are taking shape. You can’t see that happening, but it is. You’re a sign that can feel stuck very easily; for you, “stuck” is one little thing going wrong and derailing you into, often, self-sabotage. You’re also incredibly inventive and a chameleon, which is how you persevere. This is not the month where you’ll be getting what you want both at work and at home. But if you endure it, a blue door will open somewhere near the end of spring. Don’t just walk through it—tear it all the way down and you’ll see that the world on the other side is the one you have been imagining. But it will take a suit of armor to get there.

See Your Spring 2018 Horoscope Come to Life:

Cancer

This year has already left you feeling exhausted. It’s probably because of all the work you’ve been doing: starting new projects, cleaning up after everyone’s messes, and romancing many people with your intensely kind eyes. Oh—and then there’s the worrying. Every sign worries, but you probably do so the most because most of the time, you do it in silence, fretting inside but putting on a happy face for your loved ones. We can’t tell you that the things you worry about will go away this month. We can tell you that April will be the time to try and put your cares aside. You’ll be feeling romantic mid-month, and that will surprise you—mostly because it will be toward someone you’ve tried to hide your feelings for. But maybe with all of the daffodils blooming and the sun beating its loveliness down upon the grass, you can’t anymore. You may never tell anyone—let alone that person—how you feel. That’s okay, too, as long as you don’t lie to yourself. You are capable of so much passion, but it’s all about timing for you. The right time is coming—you’ll just probably have to wait a little while longer.

Leo

Two things that are a bit incongruous are coming to your door this month: a more practical way of approaching your finances and day-to-day life, and a personal project that will ask you to delve in and put the rest aside. We can’t tell you which one to follow, but we can tell you that the most important thing is the moment. More important than even the future. Which really means, don’t show up 50 percent for any of the opportunities you get this month, and the other 50 percent thinking about what would have happened had you chosen to go down a different road. Being present is the key for you this April. You have all the inner power to steer your career path in the way you’ve been wanting to, but you have to show up without the overactive and doubtful mind that often derails you. Something tells us that you may put practicality on hold for a little while longer—and that’s okay, too.

Virgo

The world tends to frame you as being methodical, almost deliberate, in all of your actions. This is not to say that you aren’t, but the world doesn’t know your passionate side. In truth, Virgos can get themselves into the most impulsively delicious bad love situations just as well as any fire sign. It’s just that the path getting them there has been paved with earth and practical thinking. This month, you will find yourself embroiled in a sort of difficult but pleasurable situation when it comes to love. This may mean bursts of unbridled rapture with a new lover, or a renewed interest in your old steady. What it also really means is that you’re going through a state of transformation in how you feel about love. Love is something you need to be dutiful about. That’s a lesson for all the signs, but one that this month, you in particular need to focus on. Let your feelings fly. You’ll be surprised what heights you can reach when you do.

Your Spring 2018 Horoscope Comes to Life

After moving from Los Angeles to New York City to pursue writing, Paloma Elsesser found herself modeling. Her big break came when makeup guru Pat McGrath chose Elsesser to appear as one of the first faces of McGrath’s new beauty line; since then, she’s become a sought-after model for the likes of Fenty x Puma and Fenty Beauty by Rihanna and Eckhaus Latta. And, seeing as Elsesser counts Chrissie Miller—the designer behind the label Sophomore and the daughter of fashion’s favorite astrologist, Susan Miller—among her friends, it’s perhaps only to be expected that she take a passing interest in the movements of the stars. (Her parents are “super into it,” she noted; Elsesser herself used to follow it more closely than she does now.) “I do see how my sign manifests in many of my behaviors,” Elsesser added. “Aries, I believe, are fiercely loyal and very intense, because we’re highly emotional. We’re, I’ve noticed, very talkative, outgoing, competitive.” She paused for a beat, lowering her voice to a singsong whisper. “Oopsy.”

Paloma Elsesser at IMG wears Prada jacket, Gap t-shirt, Marina Rinaldi pants, Jennifer Fisher hoop earrings, Bond ring, and Prada shoes. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Gramercy Park Hotel, Dishful.

If you were to meet model Ali Michael on a job, she might ask you to text your mom to find out the precise time and location of your birth, according to your birth certificate. “I just did it yesterday,” she said on a recent March afternoon, “and her life was changed.” Around seven years ago, Michael—a Taurus, Scorpio rising, Aquarius moon—received her full chart from an astrologer friend in Los Angeles (“very typical, very Los Angeles,” she commented), and she’s been an avid follower of the movements of celestial bodies ever since. Still, she said she tries not to attribute too much of her day-to-day to the influence of the stars; you won’t catch her, for example, bracing for the upcoming Mercury retrograde. “I don’t want to live my life based on astrology, but I think it can be useful to make yourself aware of certain tendencies you might have,” she said. “I have two polarities inside me: One is very in tune with spirituality and a greater force, and then I have the capability to be very detached and nihilistic,” she added. “Astrology is reassuring and comforting, because it’s a force that’s greater than we are.”

Ali Michael at NEXT wears Rodarte dress, bracelets, and boots, and headband from New York Vintage. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Beekman Hotel, Dishful.

Mayowa Nicholas and Samile Bermannelli had met in passing on the fashion week circuit in seasons past, but it wasn’t until a recent March afternoon that the two Geminis discovered that they were, in fact, astrological twins: They were both born on May 22, 1998. (Bermannelli has a pair of tattoos to mark the day—on one arm, the Gemini symbol, and on the other, the number 22.) And by the end of their three hours together on set, they were finishing each other’s sentences as they outlined their shared star sign’s mercurial nature. “I hate when people say we are two-faced,” Bermannelli said. After all, it’s not that the twins are inherently duplicitous; instead, their moods change quickly, and the self the Gemini projects is not always the same as the self she keeps private. “We Geminis get irritated quickly,” Nicholas explained. But then, “we can switch, like, ‘we need to be happy now,’” she added. Bermannelli agreed. “Why do we understand each other?” Nicholas asked. Because, well, they’re Geminis.

Samile Bermannelli at Elite Model Management NYC wears Versace gown, Jennifer Fisher hoop earrings, Manolo Blanik shoes. Mayowa Nicholas at The Society Management wears Versace jumpsuit, Jennifer Fisher hoop earrings, Gianvito Rossi shoes. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Gramercy Park Hotel, Dishful.

“I’m a moon goddess,” supermodel—and Cancer—Pat Cleveland said as she took a seat in the lobby lounge of the Gramercy Park Hotel. Her sign is a famously nurturing and empathetic one: “No matter what, you’re going to be a mother to somebody,” she explained. Astrology is something that has fascinated Cleveland for a long time. An emerging model in the ’70s, she recalled an era when acquaintances would introduce themselves with their star sign: “When I first met my husband,” she recalled, “I said, ‘Oh, I’m a Cancerian.’” It turned out that Paul van Ravenstein—her husband of more than 30 years, with whom she has two children—Anna Cleveland and Noel van Ravenstein, both models—was also a Cancer. It’s fortunate, then, that Cancers are especially compatible signs. But, born June 23, Cleveland also teeters on the edge of Gemini, with a moon in Libra, and she quickly reeled off qualities she drew from each sign: a facility with words, thanks to Gemini; a penchant for comfort and familiarity, thanks to Cancer; and an eye for aesthetics, thanks to Libra. She first began exploring astrology as a teenager growing up in New York City, where she would make pilgrimages to the occult specialist Weiser Bookshop on Lexington Avenue. “Astrology is so ancient,” she said. “The forbidden knowledge—it’s forbidden to know so much about somebody, like I know about you right now.” She looked at me intensely. “Every person becomes like an exciting book to read.”

Pat Cleveland at The Model Scoop wears Nili Lotan, Giles scarf, Manolo Blahnik shoes, Cartier hoop earrings, bracelet, and ring. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Gramercy Park Hotel, Dishful.

Belarusian model Sasha Kichigina, a self-professed woman of science, once put considerable effort into debunking astrology—even calling up a friend’s astrologer just to mislead her; naturally, as a result, the astrologer was “wrong 95 percent of the time,” Kichigina said recently. But at the same time, she considers herself “the Leo-est Leo you can find.” (Her lion-like head of tousled curls, just one of the characteristics that have made her a regular on the runway at Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, and Jeremy Scott, also bears mentioning.) Outgoing by nature, Kichigina shares Leo’s fondness for the spotlight and seizing control of a situation—yet, she admitted, she’s something of an introvert. “Because there’s a weird desire to be the center of attention, you force yourself to be an extrovert,” the 19-year-old model said. “Leo says, ‘Go, communicate, socialize,’ and inner Sasha says, ‘No, no, I don’t want to be born on the 15th of August.’”

Sasha Kichigina at Elite wears Dior top, pants and shoes, Pologeorgis jacket, David Webb earrings and rings. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Beekman Hotel, Dishful.

Since she first emerged into the fashion consciousness in 2015—when she walked no fewer than 74 shows during a single season—Estonian model Alexandra Elizabeth Ljadov, a proud Virgo, has dipped into every facet of modeling, working both behind and in front of the camera on various video and editorial projects. She recently art-directed a surreal new video for rapper and Mr. Robot actor Joey Bada$$, and she has begun scripting her own short film, a psychological thriller set in the fashion world. (Nicolas Winding Refn, watch your back.) “I love acting and obviously, I love attention, hello,” she said, giggling. As her sign might indicate, she’s able to navigate these various projects thanks to a steadfast, organized nature, especially when it comes to her creative endeavors. “If I commit to something, I’m there,” she said. “I’m going to come through.”

Alexandra Elizabeth at The Society wears Simone Rocha dress and barrettes, Dior shoes. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Gramercy Park Hotel, Dishful.

Libra, the sign of the scales, is astrology’s great diplomat, an arbiter of harmony, “no light without dark and vice versa,” explained Dutch model Julia van Os recently. It was late morning at the Beekman Hotel in Manhattan’s Financial District, and her Boston terrier, Sid, tugged at her leash as she considered the air sign’s nature. “We love beauty and order, which is all very true,” van Os added. (She also admitted to a bit of a perfectionist streak, as well as a need to balance her social obligations with time to herself.) Van Os first emerged as one of the most sought-after models of the Fall 2015 season, during which she walked more than 40 shows; she has since appeared in campaigns for brands including Calvin Klein and Alexander McQueen and walked for the likes of Balmain, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, and Brandon Maxwell. She first found her interest in astrology whetted by a book she discovered in her grandmother’s home. “I was like, ‘I don’t really believe it’—but it makes so much sense,” she admitted, upon reading the details of her own chart. “It makes sense that everything in this world is a balance between different elements.”

Julia Van Os at Women wears Dundas dress, Swarovski earrings, Tiffany & Co. ring. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Beekman Hotel, Dishful.

It was just a year and a half ago that South Sudanese–Australian model Duckie Thot met Kanye West at a casting in New York City, resulting in her first runway gig—walking the now-infamous Yeezy Season 4 show on Roosevelt Island. Since then, Thot has established herself as one of the industry’s most formidable young models, earning a coveted role as one of the faces of Fenty Beauty and starring as the titular Alice in Tim Walker’s Alice in Wonderland–inspired Pirelli calendar. It’s not hard to see why she’s become a close collaborator of both Rihanna and Pat McGrath, endowed as she is with boundless energy and an outsize personality, which she credits to her Scorpio nature: “We’re loud, we’re cute, we’re sensitive,” she explained on a recent spring afternoon. “We’re creative little bums.” Plus, she added, “we’re quite raunchy in bed, apparently.” Apparently? “No comment! No comment,” she squealed, bounding up from her chair. “I’m not answering that question. That is a secret one.”

Duckie Thot at NY Model Management wears Dilara Findikoglu gown, Lonely Hearts bra, Araks brief (worn underneath), Chrome Hearts bracelets, Chrome Hearts ring on right hand, Chrome Hearts bracelets, Chrome Hearts, Bonheur Jewelry, and John Hardy rings on left hand. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Beekman Hotel, Dishful.

Wearing a crystal-encrusted grill across her incisors, transparent sunglasses whose lenses were dusted with glitter (perhaps not the most practical, but cool as hell), and a fluffy, cropped bomber jacket, Jazzelle Zanaughtti—the model who is also known by her Instagram handle, @uglyworldwide—strode into a sprawling suite at the Beekman Hotel on a recent March morning. Zanaughtti is a Sagittarius, the extroverted, adventurous fire sign—though she hardly keeps apprised of the migrations of constellations. “I barely know my own,” she admitted. Nevertheless, she listed a litany of Sagittarian traits with which she identifies. “Free-spirited, likes to travel,” she said. “Adventurous, rebellious, intense.” Instead of following the stars, Zanaughtti prefers to take her spirituality with sage and Palo Santo, with which she smudges her apartment each morning. As Mercury prepares to enter a retrograde period, it’s never too soon to start banishing negativity. The ritual, in addition to its cleansing properties, has another benefit: relieving the smell of cigarette smoke inside the flat.

Jazzelle Zanaughtti at NY Model Management wears Junya Watanabe dress and necklace, Capezio bodysuit, Kat Kim and Jennifer Fisher earrings, Lynn Ban rings. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Beekman Hotel, Dishful.

Hunter Schafer, who has walked for the likes of Miu Miu, Marc Jacobs, and Helmut Lang by Shayne Oliver, doesn’t put much stock in astrology (“I don’t believe in entities that aren’t physical,” she said), nor does she consider herself much of a Capricorn—evidencing a groundedness that, coincidentally, might be her most Capricorn trait. (By contrast, she does not relate to the sign’s apparent penchant for discipline and order: “I’m told,” she said, “that I need to pay attention to a moon sign or something.”) Still, her tenaciousness and motivation show through in her every project. In addition to a modeling career on the ascent, this fall she’s heading to London’s storied fashion institution, Central Saint Martins, to study design—and, since 2016, she’s been embroiled in a lawsuit, alongside the American Civil Liberties Union, against North Carolina for the state’s so-called “bathroom bill.” So, as for that Capricornian combativeness, “I’ll fight who I want to,” she said. “Who I need to.”

Hunter Schafer at Elite wears Tom Ford suit jacket, skirt, shoes, De Beers earrings and necklace. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Beekman Hotel, Dishful.

In October 2017, Dutch model Betsy Teske, an Aquarian, made headlines when, during the Paris Fashion Week Spring 2018 shows, she became the first plus-size model (or, as she describes herself, “curvy model”) to walk for Alexander McQueen. Just a few months later, designer Sarah Burton asked her back—this time, for the Fall 2018 season, during which she appeared along with the likes of Stella Tennant and Liya Kebede. She may not follow astrology particularly closely, but she certainly identifies with her Aquarian traits: “The definition of Aquarius is me,” she said, unspooling a whole list of characteristics. “Honest, open, creative, insecure—that’s true,” she added. The sign is also a reliably intellectual one. As her career has gained momentum, Teske, an aspiring lawyer attending law school in her native Netherlands, has put her education on a brief hiatus, but she plans to return to the books before long. “It’s a hard thing to say about yourself,” she said, “but actually, intellectual, yeah.”

Betsy Teske at Muse Management wears Calvin Klein 205W39NYC dress and shoes, Tom Ford glasses. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Gramercy Park Hotel, Dishful.

The 12th sign in the zodiac, Pisces is, according to model and astrology aficionada Rachel Hilbert, “all the signs in one,” she explained recently. It’s particularly known as the artistic, shy sign, content to spend time alone—but Hilbert, a one-time Victoria’s Secret Pink spokesmodel who began learning about astrology in her early teens, poring over books at a bookstore in the New York suburb where she grew up, relates more to her rising-Gemini side. On a recent early spring afternoon, just a few days before her birthday (March 14), she perched on a chair in the Gramercy Park Hotel’s lobby lounge, a David LaChapelle portrait of Eminem looming overhead. Hilbert, endowed with Gemini’s outgoing, gregarious nature, spoke in rapid-fire sentences, outlining the contours of astrology with overwhelming enthusiasm. An avid follower of not only astrology, but also tarot and psychic readings, she may not read her horoscope every day, but she certainly consults it when confronted with important life decisions—“all the time, even though I shouldn’t at all”—and whenever a full moon or Mercury retrograde looms in the cosmos. (Mercury enters a retrograde period again on March 22.) “I never sign any contracts; I never make any big decisions; I never make any money decisions, because I get too psyched out,” she said. During the lunar eclipse in January, she did acupuncture and sound healing: “That’s the kind of stuff I love,” she said.

Rachel Hilbert at The Lions wears Alexander McQueen dress, necklace, belt and boots. Directed by Cycy Sanders; styled by Simon Robins at CLM; hair by Jimmy Paul at Susan Price NYC; makeup by Frankie Boyd at Streeters using Tom Ford Beauty; manicures by Eri Handa for Chanel at MAM-NYC; set design by Bette Adams at MHS Artists. Director of photography: Peter Mylachaski; gaffer: Brad Reeb; gaffer assistant: Ben Peck; second camera: Jason Amendolara; production assistant: Eddie Tyler; fashion assistants: Rasaan Wyzard, Jonathan Coker. Special thanks to the Gramercy Park Hotel, Dishful.

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Libra

Restraint is something you’re quite good at, even if you lament that fact at times. While it can serve you well, it doesn’t always show people just how intuitive and emotionally available you can be. Yes, you’re good at organizing things and people, at planning and executing, but your emotional center is often your greatest strength. Show up with it for someone this month. They’ll need it, and they’ll be surprised it’s coming from you in this way. Your generosity is boundless, and spring is a season of boundlessness. There are many surprises in store for you this summer that will be put into motion by how generous you are with your time and emotions this spring. No one intends to hurt you. Show up and give yourself away.

Scorpio

April will be about working hard. Your endurance will be tested in ways you cannot even fathom, as your work life will reach new heights of both success and what is expected of you. You may look back at this time last year and laugh to yourself about how little you used to do. Even though you should try everything you can not to get stressed, it’s good to use this momentum to think about how you want to keep progressing in your career. Are there things you could do each day so that you’re more efficient? Try to incorporate some—it’ll help in moments when you get deeply mired in emotions and reactions to life, and particularly, petty concerns. You’ll continue to pursue love, too. We can’t tell you what to do, but we can say that love isn’t always about commitment. Excitement is what fuels your heart. Try to put a little of that in the mix when you can, even if it’s from someone other than your current partner.

Sagittarius

In true Sagittarius fashion, you will wonder many times this month if what you have abandoned, whether that’s a job or a person, won’t hurt you. The truth is that time is long and time has already forgotten. The Sagittarius is a sign that only moves forward. Sentimentality and nostalgia are not in your immediate nature (unless you have a water moon). Our advice this April is to go forward in the most assertive fashion possible toward the things you love, want, and care about. You will do this despite all your doubts, but imagine if you just left those doubts at home, turned the key, and walked out of the house. Make sure you leave the window open, too, so those doubts can leave for good. Something big is coming your way, but the only way to receive it is to return to a childhood version of yourself, where fear was something you knew but didn’t care much about. The word “no” is almost like an invitation for you. Remember that inside, the “no” is the “yes.”

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Photo of Sienna Miller by Tim Walker for W Magazine.

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Photo of Mary J. Blige by Inez Van Lamsweerde Inez and Vinoodh Matadin for W Magazine.

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Photo of Kit Harington by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine.

MARIO SORRENTI

Photo of Kate Moss by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for W Magazine.

Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott

Photo of Bradley Cooper by Tim Walker for W Magazine.

WALKER TIM

Photo of Ellen DeGeneres by Michael Thompson for W Magazine, March 2007.

Photo of Jared Leto by Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin for W Magazine.

VAN LAMSWEERDE INEZ & MATADIN VINOODH

Photo of Diane von Fürstenberg by Patrick Demarchelier for W Magazine.

Patrick Demarchelier

Photo of Cynthia Erivo by The Eastern Conference for W Magazine, September 2018.

American actor, Denzel Washington, born December 28th. Photo of Denzel Washington by Dan Winters for W Magazine.

Winters Dan

Photo of Diane Keaton courtesy of Getty Images.

GETTY IMAGES US INC

Photo of Harmony Korine by Andreas Laszlo Konrath for W Magazine.

ANDREAS LASZLO KONRATH

Photo of Jim Carrey by Caitlin Cronenberg for W Magazine, September 2017.

Photo of January Jones by Craig McDean for W Magazine.

Craig McDean

Photo of Eddie Redmayne by Peter Lindbergh for W Magazine.

Peter Lindbergh

Photo of Ralph Fiennes by Ari Marcopoulos for W Magazine.

Ari Marcopoulos

Photo of David Bowie by Mick Rock.

Rock Mick

Photo of J.K. Simmons by Tim Walker for W Magazine.

WALKER TIM
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Capricorn

Sometimes, you can get stuck in a bit of a creative rut. This is probably because new ideas have their own laws; they don’t always follow a pattern and don’t come just when you want them to. You like to be in charge of your own fate and to be in complete control, so when this doesn’t happen, that old rut can come into your life in full force and you can get sad. With the new burst of spring energy in the air, now is the time to get out of this pattern. We mentioned the idea of plants growing through the seasons as a theme last month, and it’s a good idea to come back to it now. Try to think about the spring, which, of course, nature prepares for all year, as a gesture pushing you to new energy and uncontrollable desire. After all, a lot of things lead up to a flower blossoming, but once it’s ready to bloom, nothing much except for frost or being picked can stop it. So there you are. Be that blossoming and blooming flower for all to see, and don’t worry about being in control of the process. If you do this, you will feel happier than you have in a long while.

Aquarius

Spring is a time when you begin to remember all the important things. Not that you indulge in nostalgia often, but you will see how many old friends, feelings, and ideas come back to you this April. They aren’t there to lead you back into the past, but perhaps to show you how you’ve changed. And you have. If it’s there, trust the romantic love in your life. It will grow even steadier. If you’re looking for more love, or looking for new love, remember that you’re at your best when you show people how much you actually care and do away with your aloof persona. There can be something intimidating by how in control you often seem of your own emotions in public. The more you reveal your struggle, the more people with help you with it. Even all those old lovers and perceived enemies will be of aid to you this spring. Even they know your true intentions, which have always been for good.

Celebrity Aquarius Season With Oprah and Laura Dern

Alicia Keys, born January 25th. Photo by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine.

Photographer: Mario Sorrenti Stylist: Alex White

Laura Dern, born February 10th. Photo by Juergen Teller for W Magazine.

Photograph by Juergen Teller; Creative Partner to Juergen Teller: Dovile Drizyte; Styled by Sara Moonves. Hair by Malcolm Edwards at LGA Management; Makeup by Sam Bryant at Bryant Artists; Manicure by Michelle Saunders.

Jennifer Aniston, born February 11th. Photo by Michael Thompson for W Magazine.

Evan Peters, born January 20th. Photo by Alasdair McClellan for W Magazine.

Alasdair McLellan

Oprah Winfrey, born January 29th. Photo by Juergen Teller for W Magazine.

Juergen Teller

Paris Hilton, born February 17th. Photo by Mayan Toledano For W Magazine.

Yara Shahidi, born February 10th. Photo by Alex Hodor Lee for W Magazine.

Ellen Degeneres, born January 26th, and Portia De Rossi, born January 31st. Photo by Michael Thompson for W Magazine.

Thompson Michael

Tom Hiddleston, born February 9th. Photo by Mona Kuhn for W Magazine.

MONA KUHN

Eiza Gonzalez, born January 30th. Photo by Bruno Staub for W Magazine.

BRUNO STAUB

Kerry Washington, born January 31st. Photo by Juergen Teller for W Magazine.

Teller Juergen

Ashton Kutcher, born February 7th. Photo by Pari Dukovic for W Magazine.

Emma Roberts, born February 10th. Photo by Inez and Vinoodh for W Magazine.

Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

Elizabeth Olsen, born February 16th. Photo by Alex Prager for W magazine.

Justin Timberlake, born January 31st. Photo by Platon Antoniou for W Magazine.

Platon Antoniou

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, born February 17th. Photo by Juergen Teller for W Magazine.

Benicio del Toro, born February 19th. Photo by Peter Lindbergh for W Magazine.

Chloë Grace Moretz, born February 10th. Photo by Rineke Dijkstra for W Magazine.

Michael B. Jordan, born February 9th. Photo by Tim Walker for W Magazine.

Christina Ricci, born February 12th. Photo by Mert and Marcus for W Magazine.

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Pisces

For a while now, things have been looking up in terms of your career. You’ve gotten more offers than you have in a long time, and it’s starting to feel like some people, including your bosses, are beginning to appreciate the work you do—which is to say that the people you work with are starting to appreciate your particular strengths, like being an expert salesperson or healer, and a loyal confidante. Continue playing up these strengths this month, as there will be even more opportunities for people to really see you and the things that you do well. As for love, you’re beginning to question how your approach to it may not be getting you what you want. You’re not willing to change in this regard just yet, but you may start to consider your future options. As the new month begins, with all its spring style, be open to your feelings and keep your feelings open. You never know how new love will begin.

Related: Ask the Astro Poets: What Happens When You Date Someone Who Shares Your Sign?