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What the stars have in store for you this month

General: Only the Authentic Survive
Last month, a positively enchanting Dark (New) Moon and Solar Eclipse in Pisces kicked off the Entwined Fishes’ season of power on February 26, delivering all signs bright flashes of prophecy and a view into the future. There was one caveat, though: This energy is not suited for the lazy, for those with idle hands, or anyone who refuses to see themselves as something other than wounded birds and victims.

March is tinged with a very similar, though decidedly harsher vibe thanks to Venus retrograde, lasting from March 4 until April 15. Personal perspective is absolutely everything this month; in choosing to see an opportunity for self-reflection and self-improvement in a period of inaction and limitations, we’ve already passed Venus’ cosmic test. 

For almost the entirety of March, the planet of love, beauty, luxury, self-esteem, and money will be moving backwards in Aries, throwing a wrench in progress when it comes to working on ourselves. If you’ve been struggling with low self-esteem or defining your identity by unhealthy, off-base Venusian means, March will offer a rich banquet of opportunity to correct your mistakes and ultimately improve yourself from the inside out. A Full Moon in honest, detail-driven Virgo on March 12 will deliver the drive and stamina needed for most signs to address the blemishes and bruises on the face of our self-worth. Paradoxically, because Mars—the fiery war god associated with aggression and action—will be setting up shop in sensual, physical Taurus beginning March 9, we’ll all likely feel much more sexual and compelled to hunt after earthly pleasures of the flesh all month. 

Meanwhile as these cosmic tempests simmer and bubble underneath our surface, all signs would do well to plug away at a core goal this March. Financial, domestic, and professional goals—the ones we hold in highest regard—could see breakthroughs from a steady, determined, practical approach. Keeping the inertia to stay motivated might be challenging in a month of constant frustration, but thankfully March ends on a strong note with an intensely forceful, optimistic New Moon in Aries on the 27th. This lunation will be especially supportive to initiating endeavors relating to improving self-confidence and expressing your authentic individuality. March’s Venus retrograde will rip veils from facades—the only way you’ll make it through to the other side is by being true to yourself and your values. Even if that means diving into the deepest layers of your inner-self to extract your authenticity: The only way out is through the phoenix flames.  

Aries: Awkward Phase
Since the New Year, you Rams have been stuck in a major self-esteem slump, perhaps turning into a harsh self-critic and feeling less beautiful or worthy than usual. On March 4, Venus, planetary ruler of love, luxury, self-worth, and money, will turn retrograde in your sign until April 15. Though retrogrades tend to be mellow times of inaction, this phase will be a powerful time of revolution for beefing up your confidence.The fog of doubt finally begins to lift on your self-image through Venus’ rare retrograde phase, revealing the course of action and necessary changes that must be made to restore your authenticity. Romance is on the upswing through the month despite Venus’ slumber, yet the planetary retrograde might compel you to address some thorny issues surrounding your relationship and dating life threatening your personal independence.  

March is a strange month for you, Aries, despite it kicking off your season of power. Consider this a chrysalis period: March won’t be cushy—the growing pains might be downright uncomfortable at times—but the month’s energy is tailored to making changes that will set you up to thrive. A forceful Full Moon in industrious Virgo on March 12 delivers the perfect atmosphere for cracking down on bad habits. If you’ve wanted to recommit to a fitness regime, polish your nutritional diet, or give up smoking cigs for good, mid-month is an excellent time to tackle making your health and self-care priority. The energy at month’s end might surprise you with how vastly different it feels, thanks to a brilliant New Moon in Aries on March 27. Finally, you’ll have shed the layers of old, dead skin, revealing a shining, new you.

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Well, actually it's crocodile, but she looks out of this world so...

Winnie Harlow walked the Cannes red carpet on Wednesday on her way to a screening of Oh Mercy!, wearing a showstopping gown.

The sheer black dress featured green embroidery on the front and back, which Ralph and Russo confirmed was in the shape of a crocodile. She belted the dress with a black crocodile skin-like belt and finished the look off with some strappy heels. She didn't leave it at just that. For beauty, Harlow packed on full lids of sparkly purple eyeshadow. She kept her hair sleek and simple.

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Though the brand says otherwise, as Game of Thrones fans, we'd like to think the embroidery is reminiscent of a dragon's skin. Not to mention, Harlow looks out-of-this-world beautiful in it.

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That denim kimono!!

Marion Cotillard shut down the Cannes red carpet on Wednesday at a screening for Matthias Et Maxime. Instead of an extravagant gown that's expected of the event, Cotillard wore a matching black crop top and shorts. Despite wearing an outfit I typically don to a hot yoga class, she looks incredible. She completed the look with an oversized denim kimono, a statement necklace, and heeled booties.

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At first, I was drawn in by the crop top and hotpants duo, but, after looking closer at the kimono, it's clear that it's the real scene-stealer. The floor-length Balmain piece was decorated with artful rips and dragon motifs. I would like to live in it.

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Let's all bow down to the Khaleesi of Cannes.

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"It doesn't make you weak to ask for help"

Singer Billie Eilish is continuing to open up about mental health, this time in a new PSA video in partnership with the Ad Council and Seize the Awkward.

In the video, Eilish insists that "it doesn't make you weak to ask for help." She doubles down on the importance of asking for help, and stresses the importance of friends and family being there when their close ones reach out and checking in on them as well. "You should be able to ask anyone for help, everyone has to help someone if they need it." According to Eilish, there have been times when someone reached out to her at the exact moment she needed it, and it helped.

It was particularly refreshing to see Eilish acknowledge that there are things she still doesn't know and has to learn about her mental health. At the very beginning of the video, the interviewer asks her to reflect on her mental health journey, and all Eilish can do is let out chortle. "I think when people hear, 'Remember to take care of your mental health,' they think that everyone else is, and that is not at all accurate," she admitted. "You know, for me I'm trying to learn still to make sure that I stay okay."

Check out the PSA below.

Billie Eilish On Mental Health & Friendship | Ad Council www.youtube.com

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"#NotOnMyMoodBoard"

Kim Kardashian has definitely been accused of borrowing a design now and then. But when Instagram influencer and Kardashian look-alike Kamilla Osman claimed the entrepreneur copied her birthday look for a Met Gala after-party, Kardashian was not going to let it fly—and shared plenty of photo evidence to shut down the claim.

Fashion industry watchdog Diet Prada first noticed Osman's claims on Instagram and shared side-by-side images of Kardashian's Cher-inspired outfit designed by Mugler and Osman's dress. "Never get confused with who 'inspires' who. They won't give you credit but they will copy," Osman wrote on her IG story. "I designed this dress for my birthday last year. Nobody had a dress like this was an original design."

Kardashian responded by posting the true inspiration behind her look: images of Cher, in similarly sparkly, plunging-neckline dresses and wigs, and of model Yasmeen Ghauri walking a Mugler show in the '90s. In fact, the only similarity between Osman's and Kardashian's looks is the bodycon mini-dress style, which the two are not the first to wear. Among the images, Kardashian included a blank slide with the hashtag "NotOnMyMoodBoard," making it clear that this was in response to Osman's claims.

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Screenshot via @KimKardashian Instagram Stories

Though I am with Kim on this one, Kardashian does have a history of co-opting other people's work. From being sued over her Kimoji app, to claims she copied makeup palettes and perfume bottle designs, to being accused of copying Naomi Campbell's entire style, it's far from the first (and probably, far from the last) time Kardashian's name will be mentioned like this.

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After delivered the perfect pep talk

When Lena Waithe took over as a guest host on Jimmy Kimmel Live, her first time ever as a late-night host, actress and friend Halle Berry knew exactly how to pump her up. After Kimmel's security guard Guillermo Rodriguez hit the "Berry Button" (a large button on the wall that says just that), Berry came running out in a backless tee and boyfriend jeans to give Waithe a pep talk... and plant one on her.

Berry rolled in as if she'd just jogged from hanging out with her friends to come to Waithe's immediate aid, joking she wasn't dressed for the occasion; but, let's be real, she could wear a paper bag, and we wouldn't complain. Waithe requested the "Halle Berry juice," similar to her 2002 Oscars speech, and Berry immediately had the lights turned down low and jumped into inspirational speech mode.

"I know that you are a force of nature. You are a beautiful African-American queen going after everything that is hers," Berry said before going on to list Waithe's many titles and accomplishments. She jokingly concluded, "And you already winning, girl, 'cause you are dressed way better than Jimmy ever will," before asking if Waithe needed anything else. Clearly, Waithe thought that was all Berry was there to do, because she said no, but Berry insisted she needed one more thing before grabbing Waithe's face and surprising her with a kiss. "Wow," Waithe reacted after Berry pulled away, and honestly same!

Watch the video, below.

Lena Waithe's Guest Host Monologue on Jimmy Kimmel Live youtu.be

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