The Zodiac Report: Aries

March 21- April 19 

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Aries set the world on fire. 

Trailblazing Aries are the first sign of the zodiac, so it should come as no surprise that they are determined to be in first place in any (and every!) aspect of their lives.

Ram

Ram

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iStock/mtnmichelle

They are symbolized by a ram to represent their persistent and resolute personality. Mars, the warrior planet of action and energy, rules Aries. We see planetary impact in their career-drive and, at times, overly competitive nature. Combine Martian influence with ram-like resilience and the results? Go-getters. Pack-leaders. People who demand attention and get what they want out of life. What do they want, you ask? Aries want to come in first, to achieve the most, and to have the best.

NOTEWORTHY ARIES

Joanna and Chip Clear Debris From Demo Day

Joanna and Chip Clear Debris From Demo Day

Joanna and Chip remove debris from the kitchen of the Bell home on Demo Day.

From: Fixer Upper

Photo by: Rachel Whyte

Rachel Whyte

Joanna, Gaines, Sarah Jessica Parker, Emma Watson, Marvin Gaye, Kourtney Kardashian, Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Robert Frost, Lady Gaga, Big Sean, Vivienne Westwood, Keira Knightly, Victoria Beckham, Robert Downey Jr., Marc Jacobs, Peyton Manning, Pharrell Williams, Tommy Hilfiger, Vicki Gunvalson, Vincent Van Gough, Sir Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Leonardo da Vinci, Diana Ross

Lady Gaga + Elton John
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Emma Watson
GettyImages/Mike Coppola

Lady Gaga + Elton John

Photo By: GettyImages/Pascal Le Segretain

Emma Watson

Photo By: GettyImages/Mike Coppola

DESIGN

Aries will feel unstoppable when their interior design reflects their fearless and bold attitude on life. Sleek, highly-functioning spaces with easy-to-clean surfaces are especially ideal for these busy-bees. Not-so-great? Cramped, crowded or simply over-embellished areas. Too much extra "stuff" feel limiting for Aries – and these spitfires have no patience for limitations.

Modern Living Area With Red Accents and Stunning Skyline View

Modern Living Area With Red Accents and Stunning Skyline View

Design by Cecilia Dupire

Photo by: Cecilia Dupire

Cecilia Dupire

Design by Cecilia Dupire

Black-and-White Hall With Contemporary Art

Black-and-White Hall With Contemporary Art

Design by Mirador Group

Photo by: Michael Hunter

Michael Hunter

Design by Mirador Group

Instead, Aries should opt for bright and breezy open floor plans that allow for optimum productivity and play. An added bonus – bright white spaces serve as optimal backdrops for our Aries’ one-of-a-kind art collection, or latest-and-greatest tech gadget. Proper framing of their treasures is important to alpha-dog Aries, because it makes showing off their latest finds to friends all the more fun.

Modern Living Room With Bright Red Wall Art

Modern Living Room With Bright Red Wall Art

Designer Cecilia Dupire goes bold with vivid, vibrant red. 

Photo by: Cecilia Dupire

Cecilia Dupire

Designer Cecilia Dupire goes bold with vivid, vibrant red. 

Personalized touches throughout are equally important to the Aries’ abode, and they should leave guests seeing red – literally. A spirited, unapologetic shade, red is a no-brainer choice for this fire sign’s signature shade. Think fire-engine-red paintings in the foyer, exotic embroidered pillows strewn across a California king, or a poppy-red pouf in the corner. The possibilities are virtually endless, all of which will enliven and elevate an Aries’ design.

DESTINATION

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal in Agra, India.

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iStock/ImpaKPro

Havana, Cuba; Agra, India; Phuket City, Thailand

SOMMELIER + SIPS

Make My Day Cocktail

Make My Day Cocktail

JCT Kitchen beverage manager Eduardo Guzman created the delicious, spicy Make My Day cocktail that combines passion fruit puree and serrano pepper-infused tequila.

Photo by: Emily Schultz

Emily Schultz

Brut rosé, jalapeno margarita

SCENTS

Ginger, amber + cinnamon

Classic Hot Toddy

Classic Hot Toddy

This classic combination of whiskey, lemon and honey is not only good for what ails you, its mellow flavor is the perfect complement to rich seasonal desserts.

©©iStockphoto.com/ipopba

©iStockphoto.com/ipopba

SNACKS

Hot Sauce

Hot Sauce

Since hot sauce is very specific and most guests will either stay away from it or fully embrace it, it's best to keep the hot sauce in its own bottled clearly marked.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

The spicier, the better. 

SOIREE

Aries crave adventure and are always game to try new things. What better way to celebrate another year than with an action-packed getaway? Be sure to research your chosen destination's top spots to deliver a good, old-fashioned adrenaline rush. Your favorite thrill-seeker will thank you!

Parasailing Over Lake Tahoe

Parasailing Over Lake Tahoe

Fly up and away on a single or group parasail on the lake during the summer. See the lake from 70 feet in the air, where it's hard not to giggle and be a little scared all at the same time.

Photo by: ARAMARK

ARAMARK

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