Photographer - Rosie Collins

I’m Daphne Selfe – model, a person full of curiosity and optimism, as I have been for most of my 89 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 knowledge and experience.

I am sharing my legacy through:


Primark Campaign – Glam Gran

  Primark  Autumn 2017 Campaign - My Generation with Glam Gran Daphne       Primark: For AW17 we haven’t merely gone back to the drawing board. No, no, no… more like the Pinterest boards, the FAQ boards, and, yes, even the skate boards, to talk...

UK Literary Festival Book Tour

Book Tour Daphne is booked to appear at the following UK Literary Festivals to discuss her book and do book signings of The Way We Wore: A Life In Clothes published in the UK by Pan Macmillan. For information on the book including publications overseas and how to...

Lonely Is As Lonely Does

Being lonely and feelings of loneliness seem to be more common than ever.  From the increasingly young right through the ages to the very old it can get a hold and start a circle of negative feelings.  Creating an increasing lack of confidence and spiralling downwards...

Natural beauty is largely what shines out of you, irrespective of your physical attributes and circumstances. It’s 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.

  • No more wondering where and how do I get started in modelling
  • Or who can I turn to and trust
  • Had enough of feeling invisible
  • It’s all over and downhill from now on – I say nonsense to that!

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