Written By: Mira Barett McBride (Grade 12)
ARIES (March 21st-April 19th)
Aries are known to be incredibly bold, whether it’s in your actions, words, or even the colours you wear. That’s why red is a favourite colour among many ariens. It’s a statement in itself. Since gold is bright, shiny and most of all, elegant, aries are drawn to gold jewelry, rather than silver. Gold reflects hues found in fire – your ruling element.
What colours you are based on your sign: deep red and gold
TAURUS (April 20th-May 20th)
Taurus’ are earth signs, but beyond that, they are also a very delicate and feminine sign. This is why you’re drawn to light and beautiful shades of pink, often found in flowers. Taurus’ are also tough— like the bull you represent, but also have a deep connection to nature. Thus making you look exceptional in the deeper shades of brown, which reflect the earth.
What colours you are based on your sign: rose pink and brown
GEMINI (May 21st-June 20th)
Bright, creative, playful: all words that describe geminis very well. These qualities are represented perfectly in the colours: lime green and yellow. Lime green is vivid and captivating just like the intelligent gemini, while yellow reflects your friendly nature that draws others to you. Even hints of these colours highlight your traits.
What colours you are based on your sign: lime green and yellow
CANCER (June 21st-July 22nd)
Cancers often feel a deep connection to water, their ruling element. You are sensitive, caring, and have a level of mystery to you. All shades of blue compliment your traits incredibly well, especially lighter shades of blue. You may also feel drawn to ochre or mustard yellow which are both comforting and homey.
What colours you are based on your sign: light blue and ochre
LEO (July 23rd-August 22nd)
Leos put everything out there. To say they enjoy being the center of attention is an understatement. You love the spotlight. Because of this, you often create a spotlight of your own. Bright oranges turn heads and pay homage to your ruling planet, the sun, while royal purples make you feel fancy and confident.
What colours you are based on your sign: royal purple and orange
VIRGO (August 23rd-September 22nd)
Virgos are known to be incredibly grounded, focused, and helpful. You are drawn to the colours of trees, especially deep forest greens. In addition, neutral shades that are calming, such as taupe, also suite you well. Both shades make you look professional and down to earth. You also look captivating in jewelry that feature gemstones.
What colours you are based on your sign: forest green and taupe
LIBRA (September 23rd-October 22nd)
Libras are captivating and often flirtatious. As air signs, you look lovely in grey tones, especially silver, and adore anything sparkly. Along with silver you are also drawn to shades of light purple, such as lilac, which represent your femimine side. Although simple, this gives off an effortlessly charming sense of style.
What colours you are based on your sign: lilac and silver
SCORPIO (October 23rd-November 21st)
Scorpios are dark, mysterious, and love to dress in dark shades. Black is likely your favourite colour as it adds to your already polarizing look. Another shade that flatters scorpios are deep reddish burgundies. This not only adds to your mystery, but also makes you feel secure and powerful.
What colours you are based on your sign: black and burgundy
SAGITTARIUS (November 22nd-December 21st)
The easy going sagittarius is always up for adventure. You likely love to wear colourful ensembles that incorporate both cool and warm tones. Bright turquoise is fun, flattering, and inspire creativity. Coral shades tie back to your fire element, but also feel laidback rather than bold. You like to stand out, but in a more relaxed way.
What colours you are based on your sign: turquoise and coral
CAPRICORN (December 22nd-January 19th)
Capricorns are known for their drive, work ethic, and their to-the-point attitude. Because of this, you like to look clean cut and you enjoy neutral tones. White feels both simple and powerful and you likely enjoy wearing it as well as using it to decorate your surroundings. Also, dark grey is a tone that compliments your personality and is flattering.
What colours you are based on your sign: dark grey and white
AQUARIUS (January 20th-February 18th)
Aquarius’s are full of creativity and mystery. You are incredibly independent and love to be unique. Copper is an unexpected metal and a splendid colour, which may be why you are so captivated by it. Navy blue is another colour that although is underrated, has a remarkable depth to it. It reflects your unique mysterious side.
What colours you are based on your sign: copper and navy blue
PISCES (February 19th-March 20th)
Pisces are incredibly intuitive and are drawn to colours that are light and calming. That’s why a light sage green compliments you so well. Pisces are also water signs, so you are attracted to all shades of blue— especially the lighter delicate ones, such as baby blue. Colours like these give off peaceful vibes that most Pisces love.
What colours you are based on your sign: sage and baby blue