Check Out These
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
See the List
The ReadDown

10 Literary Characters Who Would Land the Cover of Vogue

Who would win in a September Issue battle? Eliza Doolittle or someone from the glamorous cast of characters below?
  1. Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms Book Cover Picture
    1

    Holly Golightly

    Considering Audrey Hepburn’s iconic role as Holly Golightly, there isn’t a doubt that she’d land the cover of Vogue. Holly’s not only a fashionable Manhattanite, but her safe haven is Tiffany’s of which she describes a, “lovely smell of silver and alligator wallets.”

  2. Pygmalion Book Cover Picture
    2

    Eliza Doolittle

    While Eliza’s grace and manners were taught, her personality and style are what truly transforms her into a memorable fashion symbol.

  3. The Picture of Dorian Gray Book Cover Picture
    3

    Dorian Gray

    “Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.” –Oscar Wilde. Dorian surrounded himself with the finest clothes, jewels, and furnishings, and was described by women as an Adonis. But was the price tag worth it?

  4. A Dance with Dragons Book Cover Picture
    4

    Daenerys Targaryen

    Dragons are the new black. Khaleesi’s style combines elegant royalty with fierce mother of giant reptiles. This chic queen is almost too cool for Vogue.

  5. American Psycho Book Cover Picture
    5

    Patrick Bateman

    Take a bone colored business card from Patrick Bateman and be introduced to Valentino suits and Oliver Peoples glasses. A stylish class act, if you forget about the whole “murdering psycho” thing.

  6. The Age of Innocence Book Cover Picture
    6

    Countess Ellen Olenska

    Edith Wharton included many fashionable characters in her novels, but Countess Ellen Olenska, with her offbeat sense of style and carefree attitude towards trends, is a standout.

  7. Confessions of a Shopaholic Book Cover Picture
    7

    Becky Bloomwood

    The best-dressed girl at Shopaholics Anonymous. “Please don’t ask how much it all cost, because that’s irrelevant. This is investment shopping.”

  8. Mansfield Park Book Cover Picture
    8

    Mary Crawford

    Perhaps the most glamorous of all Jane Austen’s characters, Mary exudes sophistication and decadence. But it’s her loyalty to  riches, excitement, and fashionable society that ultimately prevent her from getting what she really wants.

  9. The Life and Death of Sophie Stark Book Cover Picture
    9

    Sophie Stark

    Sophie Stark is an indie filmmaker whose androgynous looks and stealth poise would make her a Vogue staple.

  10. The Beautiful and Damned Book Cover Picture
    10

    Gloria Gilbert Patch

    This spoiled Manhattan socialite was always ahead of the fashion curve. Too bad she couldn’t have predicted how her marriage would unfold….

Related Lists:

Back to Top