I’m Daphne Selfe – model, a person full of curiosity and optimism, as I have been for most of my 90 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:


# Tell Daphne

# Tell Daphne - It's Competition Time This time last year I ran my first competition and I thought I'd do a competition again this year. So I've come up with the # Tell Daphne Campaign #telldaphne As we are heading rather quickly towards 2019 I was thinking about what...

Claire Selfe – Day 9 Advent

Claire Selfe is Day 9 of Grey Model Agency's Advent Calender See the video here: Claire is thrilled to be Day 9 for Grey Model Agency Advent Calendar. This is my daughter Claire's first video with her new modelling agent. Grey Model Agency specialise in people of all...

Daphne’s Competition winner

WHO WAS DAPHNE'S COMPETITION WINNER?  The winner was Lizzie and here's what Lizzie had to say: How did I get to be Daphne's Competition Winner? I had the pleasure of reading Daphne’s book The Way We Wore: A Life in Clothes) and this is how I first heard about this...


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