Leo season (July 23 to August 24) has arrived. To help you nail the perfect celebratory gift for the lions in your life, we've compiled a hit list of must-haves the gregarious sun sign is sure to love. By nature, Leos adore the pomp and ceremony around receiving thoughtful gifts, so presentation is everything—the more specific and elaborate your approach, the more they'll feel the love.
When choosing a gift for Leos, it's all about indulgence. The vivacious sign has a palpable lust for life and loves to luxuriate. Elevated offerings from pampered primping to statement art will duly reflect their spirited joie de vivre. Leos are far from wallflowers, so don't be afraid to gift a lion with a bold conversation piece. The clever and curious sign enjoys being ahead of the crowd. Fiery, ostentatious details and customized editions will go over like gangbusters—in a word, bespoke. Leos love gifts that feel tailor-cut to fit their unique personalities, and fortunately, we've got some suggestions teed up. We'll give you the inch—go ahead and take the mile.
Leos love to be pampered. Surprise them with a massage or spa treatment booking. The fire sign is sure to appreciate the extra (professional) attention. Lions' manes need lots of stroking.
Generous and driven Leo loves to show off on occasion. Gift them with statement-making editions of their favorite home décor go-tos. This floating record player is a conversation piece they'll take pride in sharing the limelight with.
Pay homage to Mick Jagger's Leo signage with a Rolling Stones bootleg vinyl. The Glimmer Twins are a party in themselves.
A light that never goes out, neon is a fitting tribute to the sun sign's dynamic vitality and easy confidence.
Leos love to luxuriate, and nothing says decadence and comfort like a chic and sophisticated cashmere sleep mask.
This clever Bluetooth iPhone accessory is a remote shutter for your smartphone camera. Let your favorite lions capture all their right moves via the palm of their hand. They love to vamp, after all.
By nature, Leos tend to be great connoisseurs of art and culture. Go for vibrant and original takes on practical items. They'll appreciate anything that elevates the everyday to art.
Strictly utilitarian goods get a pass; however, distinctive flourishes on basic home goods will turn the lion's head. This sculptural brass bottle opener doubles as a chic tabletop accessory. Leos find beauty in everything. Celebrate their critical eye with brazen details.
While Leos definitely appreciate a grand gesture, the lighthearted and enthusiastic sign will be easily smitten with a small nod that feels uniquely tailored to them. For the music aficionado breeds, this rock 'n' roll–centric candle delivers in spades.
Leos love to be on the cutting edge of new happenings. Grab a limited-edition print magazine or indie-label publication to appease their maverick sensibilities.
Bring a sense of drama to your favorite lion's den by spoiling them with the finer things. Marble and metallic accessories win out.
The sun sign is magnetically drawn to people, places, and things that stand out. Soulful artwork that tells a story or evokes a powerful mood will have them swooning.
Tom Ford's evocative and sensual Costa Azzurra is inspired by the beaches of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. The fragrance features bursts of invigorating evergreen and driftwood, with notes of oak, juniper, and dry herb. It's an ideal signature scent for lions, who take great pride in their personal grooming.
Leos love a tastemaker. Share in their affinity for true originals with a distinctive coffee table book. Ari Seth Cohen's timelessly chic edition is among our all-time faves.
Are you a Leo? What's the best gift you've ever received? Share your stories in the comments below.