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:


Boned Bodice and Sequins

Read a FREE Chapter of Daphne Selfe's Memoir: The Way We Wore: A Live in Clothes - Chapter 5: Boned bodice and sequins The Way We Wore is a heart-warming love affair with fashion. Taking readers from the organdie party frocks of a 1930s childhood to the pages...

Grandson Jack Trigger

Move Over For Grandson Jack Trigger My grandson Jack Trigger is fiercly competitive in his off-shore racing career. In addition, he's also competing with me in front of the camera - what a nice surprise!  French magazine Sport & Style - L'Equipe combines the worlds of...

Rejected Often

Rejected Often I'm rejected often, are you? How do you cope with rejection? Is rejection something you shy away from or embrace? How do you deal with rejection on a longterm basis? Does it affect your self confidence? In the life of a successful model rejection is a...


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