I’m Daphne Selfe a model and person full of curiosity and optimism, as I have been for most of my 88 years.  My desire is to inspire you to embrace all stages of your life and truly believe it gets better and better – it really can, even though you may have been told otherwise!  I continue to model, travel the world and have new adventures. My intention is to encourage and build confidence through passing on my own knowledge and experiences past, present and future.  I am sharing my legacy through this website with my blog Daphne News, my book, a memoir: The Way We Wore: A Life in Clothes, running the Daphne Selfe Modelling Academy my online training course and more…

Daphne Selfe OPSM Campaign Red Lace Top by Gary Heery

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Natural beauty is largely what shines out of you, irrespective of your physical attributes and circumstances. It is in your eyes, attitude, poise and attention to those around you.  There are rules which I find are mainly untaught that I can teach you.


Daphne Selfe Black & White Portrait by Alistair Guy

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  • No more wondering where and how do I get started in modelling 

  • Or who can I turn to and trust 

  • No more feeling invisible 

  • It’s all over and downhill from now on – I say nonsense to that! 

Daphne Selfe SundayTelegraph Front Cover Shoot in Black Ballgown

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Modelling since 1949 with no signs of stopping.  As long as I am booked, I shall keep turning up! 




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