How To Dress When You Are Leo Rising?
It is an astrological fact that you ideally look like your ascendant. A.k.a. your rising sign. Unsure of your Rising Sign? Get an Astral DNA for my unique, non-cliche and supportive take on your whole natal birth chart.
So if you are – say – a stealth Scorpio with Leo Rising, it’s auspicious to LOOK Leo. Even if your Scorpionic psyche shrivels at the mere thought of big hair, bling and a 20-meter radius ostentatious entitlement scent from a designer/model/celebrity you feel a psychological affinity with.
So other than current Hollywood A-Lister status and marketability, what do Jessica Alba, Selena Gomez, and Reese Witherspoon have in common? Yes, you guessed it, a Leo Ascendant. Leo Rising LOVES being photographed and IS photogenic.
Leo Rising means you don’t hesitate to go back to baseline teeth, tits, tan if the occasion warrants it. The men too.
Hulk Hogan may be an extreme example, but the fact remains: Leo Rising looks good golden. They are Sun-ruled after all.
Their style motto: More Is More, Leo Rising knows that life is too short to be subtle. And they do not even suit subtle. A Leo Rising trying to slink around in “neutrals” is a travesty. Even at the supermarket – they need to say “I am here – I have arrived – look at me.”
To Leo Rising, being exhibitionist is just good manners. Grooming is a spiritual Tao. And a tax deduction. Because a ludicrous amount of Leo Rising people make a living out of looking on point and living larger than most. Eg; Jennifer Lopez – Leo Sun, Lilith, Mercury, and Rising.
Leo Rising can pull off any look so long as it is over the top and they get to be super theatrically animated with all attention on them. A la Gemini Sun/Moon Leo Rising Heidi Klum.
Other than teeth-tits-tan, the most vital aspect of styling for Leo Rising is, of course, HAIR. It needs to be a thing. If there is an advance in hair science, Leo Rising will know about it.
Clothing wise, the females are fond of a show-stopper, heart-attack in chiffon, instant envy-inducing fuq-off-I-won frock. Kate Moss underwrites her Leo Rising glam with a fierce Earth sign work ethic.
It is also probably the only ascendent that can pull off the cape without irony. See Celine Dion…
And Freddie Mercury.
Some rising signs shun bling, too many trappings and whatever feels like excess – not our Leo Rising. Both Charles and Camilla have this Ascendant. How they must covet that actual monarchy.
Layer it on. They can take a lot of EXTRA. Remember, more is more.
They have a strange affinity with the burlesque era – probably the high heels and fishnets – but also the basic psychic setting of Leo Rising is the show must go on. Tina Fey is another Lilith Rising in Leo – like Lopez and also…
They turn being photogenic into a strange spiritual juju. They’re poseurs but it goes deeper than that.
When styling/making up/choosing a vibe, they can safely think “feline” for best results. The languid, scented, highly groomed and chilled but potentially incredibly dangerous look is totally them.
Kirsten Dunst – Moon in Leo Rising – demonstrates an excellent idea for Leo Rising – have your hair perfected to exact match Lion’s mane. Add tawny to the teeth-tan-tits triptych.