Your essential guide to the week ahead from Citizen Femme’s resident astrologer, Zana Wilberforce.
Whether it’s a wardrobe refresh, a change of scenery, or the start of a new business venture, this week’s Aries new moon on 11 April has got us covered. New moons are an excellent time to set intentions and the timing couldn’t be better as restrictions begin to ease.
December 22 – January 19
Home is an important theme for you this week in the lead up to the new moon in Aries on Sunday 11 April. Whether you’re planting new seeds or rejigging the feng shui in your kitchen, be sure to add Today’s Special to your cookbook library, a compendium of recipes to help budding chefs expand their repertoire.
January 20 – February 18
Your third house of communication and ideas is in the spotlight during the new moon on Sunday 11 April. There’s no time like the present to start scribbling down your intentions and speaking them into existence. It’s easy to picture you wearing these mindfully designed hexagonal shades by COS X Yuma Labs while doing so.
February 19 – March 20
A fresh-start energy in the realm of money and finances is at the forefront of your week in the build-up to a new moon on 11 April. New moons are for setting intentions, so now would be the perfect time to establish a strategic game plan. Pre-order tickets for Otegha Uwagba’s We Need to Talk About Money book event for a digital night in with your finances.
March 21 – April 19
A wardrobe refresh could be on the horizon this week ahead of the new moon in your sign on 11 April. Watch out for an uncontrollable urge to try out a whole new look. That said, only you could pull off a dramatic change in such a short space of time. These Valentino Garavani sandals could be a good place to start.
April 20 – May 20
New moons mark endings and new beginnings, and how potent that feels this coming week. Your twelfth house of healing will be illuminated on 11 April, offering a cathartic release. One thing you won’t be saying goodbye to is your sophisticated eye for detail. Vora Santorini, a beautiful micro hotel, is just your style.
May 21 – June 20
The build-up to an Aries new moon brings a fresh-start energy to the week as you busy yourself. You’re giddy booking visits to rooftop restaurants and pub gardens in anticipation of 12 April. With the rule of six back in place, organise a posh picnic with one of these luxury hampers.
June 21 – July 22
A spot of career soul-searching could be on the agenda for you this week during the new moon in Aries. This fiery new moon can help you boldly follow your passions and kickstart a fulfilling new gig. Take this as an opportune moment to put pen to paper.
July 23 – August 22
You can only think about the future as restrictions begin to ease. This is a helpful mindset to be in during the new moon – a time for setting intentions and kickstarting a project. As you look to sunnier months with afternoons spent in pub gardens, prep your annual summer glow-up with Glossier’s much-loved Skincare Edit.
August 23 – September 22
This week’s lunar lift arrives on 11 April and is the perfect starting point to strike on your master plan(s). The pervading Aries energy is enough to get you going but having something to look forward to offers an extra boost. Pacify your love for the finer things in life with a reservation at The Hoxton’s Seabird rooftop.
September 23 – October 22
A bout of new ideas could come all at once by the time the new moon arrives on 11 April. Your artful skills at collaboration and forming powerful partnerships could draw kindred spirits out from the woodwork. What better way to hash out your plans than a sit-down, three-course feast prepared fresh from The Newt’s farm shop.
October 23 – November 21
In light of an Aries new moon, this week is great for setting a health regime in place. Take it easy, there’s no point going straight in with an intense 30-minute HIIT workout (as is likely the case with you). Instead, ease in with a gentle routine inspired by Escapada Health’s soothing self-care tips.
November 22 – December 21
You won’t be able to sit still this week in the lead up to a momentous Aries new moon. The craving for change is palpable. Now’s the perfect time to introduce something new to your skincare regime. CF recommends U-Beauty’s cult-worthy Resurfacing Compound, a multifunctional serum that brightens, resurfaces, renews, tightens, and protects skin.