DAPHNE NEWS

What’s New?

What's New?   What's new for you this year? This time of year is often a time for deciding new goals and for making a framework for the year. Learning new things is key I believe in keeping a fresh and youthful outlook.   Being naturally curious and willing...

Confidence Plan

Confidence Plan Thank you so much for your interest in my Confidence Course.  A lack of confidence or wanting more confidence is something I see and hear about all the time.  I feel that I know a lot about it after all my years of experience and the life I have been...

Confidence Update

Confidence Update Hello, Claire here, Daphne’s daughter, I want to say a big thank you to those of you for the interest in Daphne’s coming Confidence Course - it really is quite overwhelming and Daphne is thrilled to bits. I do think Daphne is really on to something...

Confidence Review

I'm pleased to say that it's time for a review - a Confidence Review: Are you happy with how you feel, look and are approaching this stage of your life? How is your wardrobe, make-up, hair, confidence and self-esteem? Do you want this next chapter in life to be...

What New Adventures?

At the beginning of a New Year I always like to review the last. Looking back over the last year what are you grateful for? I'm grateful that I'm still modelling and in demand. I've done some fabulous jobs, met amazing people, worn beautiful clothes and visited new...

Timeless Elegance

TIMELESS ELEGANCE   Timeless Elegance I hope is one of my Trademarks!  Now, I'm in my late eighties with a big birthday coming up next Summer it has even more meaning and significance to me.  I still feel the same inside as I've always felt but the reality is...

Daphne’s Dress 2 Party

Daphne's Dress 2 Party Campaign What is the Daphne's Dress 2 Party Campaign? It's our chance to have some fun and enjoyment sharing our party outfits with each other and have the chance of a prize. A positive way to make a statement of our individuality, style with...

Health Is Wealth

What do I mean Health is Wealth?   If you don't have your health then all the money and success in life doesn't mean anything.  The most important thing is to have good health - health is wealth!  With Winter well on the way here in Great Britain (brrr!) many of...

Fashion Rules

What are the fashion rules as you get older? Are there fashion rules that apply as you age? Want to know what the pitfalls might be and how to avoid them? Questions to ask and things to consider are:- Are you dressing to suit your figure and silhouette as it is today...

Then & Now – OKM

Then & Now - OKM Orphans Know More 12th anniversary celebration Dinner Dance Orphans Know More is a relationally based partnership working together to give orphans a Face, a Family and a Future As an Ambassador for Orphans Know More I was thrilled to attend my...

Manners Lost

Life has changed so much during the 89 years I've lived and the difference in manners is something I'm conscious of as I go about my daily life. As I dash around London jumping on and off buses, trains and the underground (I do take a taxi from time to time but it...

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...

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...

Do you get enough sleep?

Do you get enough beauty sleep? I know that getting enough sleep can be a problem for many of us.  I'm constantly asked why I'm so fit and active and I think a good part of it is down to that fact that I'm a good sleeper and always have been.  Is this just luck?  I...