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:


Mirror, Mirror

Mirror, mirror, on the wall who is the fairest of them all?  First quoted in the 1812 Brothers Grimm fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs where the Evil Queen mutters the famous words directly to her mirror and later made into various films including with great...

Makeup As You Get Older

Makeup as you get older is something many worry about or worse still have lost confidence with and stopped using altogether. I get to wear fabulous makeup when I'm on fashion shoots and have expert makeup artists apply it using the latest products they've researched...

Birthday Surprise

Today is a special day - Daphne's 89th Birthday with a birthday surprise.  Thinking about what we could do for Daphne to celebrate with her there was one thing that really stood out.  It was something we'd known about but never done before.  It combines various things...

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