approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Coco's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Coco Chanel comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Coco Chanel - 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 Coco Chanel" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Coco a little better. This page describes the disguise Chanel wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Coco loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. She is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. Coco Chanel has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything she has yet experienced, and she often lives in her dreams and visions for the future. Coco Chanel tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and she likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, she always expects something better ahead. Coco Chanel loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once she achieves it she is on to something else. She is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and she is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for her. Coco Chanel has great faith in life and she bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Coco Chanel cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect her need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon Coco and she may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
She is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. She is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about her convictions and beliefs. Sometimes Coco Chanel gets carried away with her enthusiasm of the moment and she tends to exaggerate. She is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and she is usually pretty convincing. She does everything in a big way, a generous way. Chanel likes to have the best, and she heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. Her vision is always large. She is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and she is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see Coco Chanel as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. She may also be seen as a wise person since she does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. She is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and she inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
She may be seen as someone who provokes conflict because Coco Chanel likes to get everything out in the open and she generally does not avoid disagreeable issues. Her relationships with others may be characterized by a great deal of competition, anger, or friction as a result. Or, Chanel may seem to run into more than her share of inconsiderate, pushy people. Learning to harness her energies into cooperative efforts and shared work is Chanel's challenge.
Coco Chanel radiates a sense of pride, self-assurance, and a definite awareness of her own importance. It is hard to ignore Chanel when she is present, and her personality may overshadow or dominate the scene.
There is a certain depth and intensity about Coco that may be threatening to others. No matter how gentle or unassuming Coco Chanel may be on the surface, she is also a force to be reckoned with. Coco has causes, passions, or desires that drive her and when one of these is aroused Chanel is quite zealous in her pursuit or defense of it.
Coco Chanel tends to be somewhat insecure in her relationships with other people and she strives for safety and security in her life. Acquiring possessions and property is important to Coco, and she has a strong desire to make a distinguished impression on others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars Opposition Asc.
Sun Trine Asc.
Pluto Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Jupiter/Saturn