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Having read both "The Solicitation" and "The Shortlist", (of course you have, right?) I'm quite sure you think you know just how they dress and what they look like - because I describe these things in deep detail. I always want you to know what my characters are wearing, how their sitting or fidgeting (Alice) and how her hair looks or what tie he's wearing. I want you to feel as though you've stepped into my world and in this case, into the world of Waldorf Manor.
After alot of searching (try three weeks . . . ) before I could even commit to do doing this post, I actually managed to find some pretty shockingly-spot-on photos for my characters. I'm very much all or nothing and if I couldn't find the right photo I didn't want to do this post. I do not own any of these images and they are credited with appropriate sources.
So, without further ado, the cast of the Waldorf Manor series:
the main character, Alice's father and everyone's favourite
photo credit: menstylefashion.com
Straight out of my imagination and yet I managed to find an exact match.
Is this precisely how you imagined him?
Brayden's adopted daughter
and central to the Waldorf Manor series
Of course, Alice's hair should be down, curled and contain at least one if not two, ribbons.
photo credit: google images
Brayden's best friend of twenty years, uncle to Alice
The thing is, you all hate him in book I, "The Solicitation" and even perhaps a wee bit into book II, "The Shortlist", but that's where your 'hate' abruptly ends.
photo credit: 156fashion.com
[before her hair was cut, book II "The Shortlist"]
photo credit: a very special thanks to Ariadna of Lookbook for allowing me to use her photograph when I told her she looked like one of my characters
another favourite, the loyal butler at Waldorf Manor
photo credit: s4c.co.uk
Here is the ever-casual
Bennett's younger brother, uncle to Alice
photo credit: morris
He's wearing jeans. Jeans are casual.
[I'm sure Bennett would love to set you straight if you wish to test him on the matter]
Bennett and Damian's mother, wife to Jon Fowler, best friend of Brayden's late mother, 'aunty' to Alice
severe woman and a social climber
photo credit: becauseiamfabulous.com
rundown husband to Evelyn Fowler, father of Bennett and Damian
photo credit: filmweb
This is the one and only photograph of Rupert Everett that looks like Jon Fowler. And this is the only photo I found that matches my Jon Fowler. Therefore, Rupert Everett is Jon Fowler but only with that face, that suit and that look. I tell you . . .
The late Kathryn James
Brayden's deceased mother, wife of late Oliver James
photo credit: news.mtime
JK Rowling is a beautiful woman and this photo of her is precisely my Kathryn James.
The late Oliver James
Brayden's deceased father
photo credit: polo ralph lauren
schoolboy friend of Brayden and Bennett, former fellow Prefect,
inappropriately pursues Alice
photo credit: gieves and hawk
Brayden and Bennett's friend from boarding school & former fellow Prefect
photo credit: hart schaffner marx
bespoke women's designer, friend of late Kathryn James and Evelyn Fowler
[designs and heads up wardrobes for Alice, Elisabeth and Evelyn Fowler]
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