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:


More Beautiful Than Yesterday

MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN YESTERDAY LIVE YOUNG & YOU WILL NEVER GET OLD   Today Is Always More Beautiful Than Yesterday: My book The Way We Wore: A Life In Clothes now published in Chinese with a different title:   今天永遠比昨天更美麗:英國最炙手可熱90歲名模,寫給你的11堂時尚優雅課 : 黛芙妮‧莎爾菲 Today is...

Being a model

Being a model | What does it actually take to be a model?   An article by BBC Entertainment Reporter Steven McIntosh I thought this recently published article on being a model gave a good insight into the modelling world from the view of a top modelling agency:...

Hats For All

Hats for all and hats for every occasion Hats for all and hats for every occasion - is this really true in today's world? Do you wish you could wear hats or are you horrified at the thought? From wide-brimmed sun hats to furry winter hats, sports caps to formal hats...

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