Astrology: Leo Zodiac Sign Dates & Traits

Astrology: Leo Zodiac Sign Dates & Traits

Next up in our Astrology Series, Joanie's resident Astrologer Scarlett Stars looks at the Leo zodiac sign - the dates and traits this star sign holds, as well the vintage style icons of the Leo zodiac sign.



Leo Zodiac Sign Explained

Leo, the king of the celestial jungle, represented by the Lion these charismatic cats are born to be noticed. The lion roams the jungle radiating a majestic aura in a similar way to the Leo walking amongst the rest of is with an air of celebrity. Roll out the red carpet for them and they'll be your most loyal companion, hurt their pride and catch a glimpse of their claws. Fire sign Leo is governed by the Sun, and much like their ruler they like to dazzle and be centre of the world.

Leo Vintage Style Icon: Lucille Ball - 6th August

Leo Vintage Style Icon: Lucille Ball - 6th August

The Leo show

As the star of the show, Leo loves to entertain, and actress Lucille Ball was no different. Living the Leo dream, Lucille produced and starred in the sitcom 'I love Lucy' and 'The Lucy Show' you don't get much more Leo than this. Described as warm and passionate Lucille is like a check list for all the chief Leo traits in starlet form.

Leo Vintage Style Icon: Gabrielle Chanel - 19th August

Leo Vintage Style Icon: Gabrielle Chanel - 19th August

Brave Hearts

Their regal edge sees them developing an extravagant side, Leos like to make a big splash the more lavish the better. As the bravest sign of the horoscope wheel the Leo instinct to protect their pride sees them making the most wonderfully loyal friends. They are inherently childlike giving them an affinity with those younger than them, their nurturing technique is often fun, playful and energetic.

Leo Vintage Style Icon: Madonna - 16th August

Leo Vintage Style Icon: Madonna - 16th August

Leos are beyond honest, they wear their hearts on their sleeves for all to see. In romantic endeavours they often attract tabloid worthy love affairs full of passion and high drama. In fact, a little drama seems to ooze into all their ventures.

Leo Vintage Style Icon: Kate Bush - 30th July

Leo Vintage Style Icon: Kate Bush - 30th July

Leo Star Sign Character Traits

Flamboyant, Extravagant, Fierce, Loyal, Arrogant, Proud, Honest, Courageous, Giving, Sloppy, Protective, Amusing, Energetic, Theatrical, Leader, Confident, Charismatic, Warm, Passionate, Egotistical, Influential, Domineering, Dramatic.

Leo Zodiac Sign Colours

Red, Fiery Orange, Regal Purple.

Joanie's picks for the Leo Zodiac Sign Colours

Serena Ditsy Floral Print Dress - Supremely feminine and ultra flattering, our Serena dress is the embodiment of any confident Leo

Cilla Penny Lane Intarsia Jumper - Our Cilla Jumper is the perfect companion to the flamboyant Leo trait. In a soft sparkly knit with 'Penny Lane' spangled across the chest you are sure to be the centre of attention.

Leo Numbers

1, 4, 5, 10.

I hope you enjoyed reading about the Leo zodiac sign. Be sure to check out the next sign in my series, Virgo!

Scarlett Stars x