17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

Lindsey Lanquist
17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

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Over the last few years, we’ve experienced an aesthetic—and perhaps even spiritual—shift toward embracing New Age-y wears. Crystals have pervaded our physical spaces. Horoscopes have informed our judgments. Tarot decks have commanded our attention.

My connection to this realm is largely stylistic; I’m skeptical of rocks with powers, but I’d be lying if I said they didn’t look good scattered along the rim of my bathtub. Likewise, I’ve always found astrology memes to be much more engaging than actual horoscopes. But tarot, as a practice, almost demands respect. More concerned with introspection than prediction, tarot simply invites us to explore our inner selves, to consider new angles on old problems, to conceptualize our concerns in fresh ways. And it’s pretty hard to argue against that, isn’t it?

But beginning to read tarot cards—even if just for yourself—isn’t as simple as going to the store, buying a deck, and pulling a spread. Well, it is and it isn’t. There’s some disagreement in the community over whether you should buy cards for yourself, or whether you should receive them from someone else. Tradition would dictate that you do the latter, leaving you shit outta luck (or divination) until a friend picks up on those hints you keep dropping and buys a deck for you. But as Derek Calibre, a New York City–based psychic, previously told StyleCaster, if you want to buy yourself a deck, you should. He did, and he’s a professional—so breaking the rules can’t be that bad, right?

More important than convention, is connection, Calibre said. You should seek a deck that resonates with you. No deck is inherently any better or worse than another; the best tarot deck for you is the one you connect with, the one you like looking at, the one you feel inspired to use.

What’s nice? There are all kinds of tarot decks on offer online right now, making it easier than ever for you to get your hands on a stunning set. So go forth, find the one that resonates with you, and add it to your cart (or your wishlist, if you’re a sucker for tradition).

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

1. The Illuminated Tarot, $17.99 at Anthropologie

Even the box is pretty.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

2. Herbal Tarot Divination, $65 at DarLynLuxe/Etsy

Genuinely beautiful—and made to order.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

3. ADAMJK OK Tarot Card Deck, $30 at Urban Outfitters

For the millennial pink fiend.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

4. The Wild Unknown Tarot Deck, $39.99 at Urban Outfitters

TBH, these cards are more photogenic than I am.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

5. Cat Tarot, $19.95 at Urban Outfitters

I mean. Need I really justify?

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

6. Tarot, $5 at MagicallyInclined22/Etsy

These cards are just as stunning flipped over.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

7. Herbal Tarot Card Deck, $22 at Urban Outfitters

Filled with fantasy.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

8. Divina Tarot Card Deck, $45 at Urban Outfitters

A more minimalist deck for the fan of black and white.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

9. Everyday Tarot Mini Deck, $12.95 at Urban Outfitters

Veritably cute and veritably portable. (My friend owns these, and they’re a great place to start.)

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

10. Tiny Universal Waite Tarot Keychain, $10 at Urban Outfitters

A tarot deck you can literally carry around in your pocket

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

11. The Prism Oracle Deck, $45 at Ban.do

Sleek AF—and colorful, too.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

12. Botanical Inspirations Deck, $24.95 at Victorian Trading Co.

For the lover of all things floral.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

13. Arcana of Astrology, $50 at blackandthemoon/Etsy

Astrology and tarot—wrapped up in a single deck.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

14. Print Your Own Tarot Cards, $3.95 at esoTERRAca/Etsy

So bright you might feel energized just looking at them—and you can print them yourself!

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

15. Soul Practice Oracle Cards, $32.91 at GarlandofHope/Etsy

All kinds of pretty.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

16. The Original Rider Waite Tarot Pack, $26 at Urban Outfitters

A more traditional deck, for shoppers who want to dive into the history of the craft.

STYLECASTER | 17 Truly Stunning Tarot Decks to Buy for Your New Age-y Friends

17. Fridamivida Tarot, $29.14 at Mirabilinto/Etsy

Because collage is stunning, no matter where it manifests.

 

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