approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Anna's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Anna Wintour comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Anna Wintour - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Anna Wintour" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Anna a little better. This page describes the disguise Wintour wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Cautious, prudent, and rather self-contained, she is a person who approaches life realistically and who is not inclined to take foolish chances or get carried away by the overly optimistic or idealistic schemes of starry-eyed dreamers. In fact, Anna Wintour frequently has a jaundiced view of such things. She is rather worldly-wise at a fairly young age, even somewhat of a cynic. Often the world does not seem like a safe, friendly place to Wintour, and she tends to approach life in a guarded, conservative manner. She is generally calculated and careful, and is rarely spontaneous, fluid, open, and childlike.
She is pragmatic, shrewd, and an excellent strategist, carefully planning her moves for maximum effectiveness and advantage. She is willing to work long and persistently for what she wants and she often does things the hard way. Anna does not expect others to take care of her and sometimes refuses or simply does not seek any outside help. She is often very ambitious, but quietly so. There is nothing flamboyant or flashy about her approach. She is very responsible, conscientious, and concerned with her duties to others and how she comes across socially - her "rank" so to speak.
To others Anna Wintour seems mature, serious, quiet, reflective, and emotionally detached. Anna dislikes sloppy sentimentality and will not openly display her feelings, especially the more tender ones. Wintour likes to always appear poised and in control; and she hates to show any weakness, vulnerability, or chinks in her armor.
Anna Wintour respects tradition and the time-honored way of doing things, and she feels that there is much to be gained from studying history and also by learning from older, more experienced people. A wise mentor or father is often Wintour's guide in life, and she in turn develops a great deal of hard-earned wisdom, which she likes to impart to younger people.
Anna Wintour has a stern, authoritarian, no-nonsense aspect to her personality. She expects much from herself and may not give herself enough leeway to experiment and make mistakes.
She also tends to be rather close-fisted, to save and conserve her money and resources rather than spending or enjoying them. Anna Wintour spends money on things of quality and of lasting value, things which are good investments, but not frivolous, temporary pleasures. There is a bit of the ascetic in her. Anna exercises great self-discipline and self-control and she can "do without" very well. Her tastes are generally understated and simple.
Though she may have other, more colorful and imaginative sides, the face Wintour shows the world is modest and rather conservative.
Wintour may seem unpredictable and unreliable in the way she behaves towards others - or her personal relationships may seem constantly in flux, so that Anna Wintour is always a bit off center.
Anna Wintour also comes across as an independent sort, someone who does not wish to be controlled or dictated to.
She is direct, honest, and to the point - some might say excessively so. However, no one has to guess who Anna Wintour is or what she wants - she is pretty much up front. Anna radiates a refreshing enthusiasm and vigor when she is at her best. She seems to enjoy competition without taking it terribly seriously.
Anna Wintour can get by in life almost on her personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Anna that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually she appears confident and clear about who she is, and it is very difficult not to notice her or feel her influence when Wintour is around.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus Opposition Asc.
Mars Trine Asc.
Sun Sextile Asc.