Diane von Fürstenberg
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Diane's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Diane von Fürstenberg comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Diane von Fürstenberg - 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 Diane von Fürstenberg" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Diane a little better. This page describes the disguise von Fürstenberg wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
She is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind von Fürstenberg's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When Diane von Fürstenberg wants something she goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what Diane von Fürstenberg wants, Diane von Fürstenberg usually gets.
She is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. Diane wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. Diane von Fürstenberg functions well in crisis situations and she often seeks them out, for she enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
She is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. Diane von Fürstenberg usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. von Fürstenberg approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why she feels or acts the way she does. Diane von Fürstenberg also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships she is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until she gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to von Fürstenberg. When Diane von Fürstenberg commits herself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, she is intensely loyal and devoted to them and she also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If she is ever betrayed by someone she cares deeply for, Diane von Fürstenberg is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as she once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, she is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever she cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in her.
Because of her natural reserve, others may see Diane von Fürstenberg as something of an enigma. She is quite self-protective and often defensive. Diane von Fürstenberg also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
In significant ways, von Fürstenberg's emotional nature and personal needs are at odds with the way she presents herself. As a result of this inconsistency, Diane von Fürstenberg may be uncomfortable showing her instinctive responses and true feelings. She may put them aside, maybe even be ashamed of them.
When Diane von Fürstenberg is in an emotionally charged situation, those who do not know her well may be quite surprised at her reactions or behavior. The real challenge, though, is to completely accept herself, so that she does not act as if her emotional needs and impulses did not count for very much.
Diane von Fürstenberg has a tendency to live in a world of her own, a world that is likely to be far from reality. Diane wants to make a big impression, and with her dazzling personality she knows how to put on a brilliant show.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Moon Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune