DAPHNE NEWS

Model Minder Steps Up

The Model Minder Steps Up The Model Minder Steps Up: After much thought the Model Minder (my eldest daughter Claire) has decided to step out from behind the computer here at daphneselfe.com and go modelling!  Luckily for us she will still find time for the keyboard to...

Summer Outfits to Autumn Calls

SUMMER OUTFITS TO AUTUMN CALLS..... Incredibly here in the UK it was summer outfits everyday as we've had the most amazing summer - long hot days where the sun beat down on us for weeks and weeks on end.  Not something we experience very often with our usual...

Thank You For The Love

THANK YOU FOR THE LOVE Thank you for the love, messages, gifts, flowers, cards and treats. Having my 90th birthday has been quite an occasion and wonderful fun. I can’t say that it has been one special day as it has stretched over many and I have been partied,...

90 Years Young

JOYFULLY CELEBRATING 90 YEARS YOUNG   DAPHNE SELFE       Daphne Selfe born 1st July 1928 is 90 years young this weekend. Daphne managed for the last twenty years by Models 1 Europe’s top modelling agent has taken a major role in the changing world of fashion as it has...

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...

Aches & Pains

Are aches and pains taking over?     Most of us sadly have or have encountered aches and pains as part of the rich tapestry of life. Last week I was happy to meet with a dear friend (who will remain nameless) who spent the whole conversation talking in minute detail...

Colour Colour Everywhere

Colour Colour Everywhere: How colourful are you? Do you express yourself in a vibrant way or find that you don’t feel comfortable with wearing strong bright colours and that it might draw too much attention to yourself and you’d rather go through life unnoticed? It...

Handsome, Art & Fashion

Handsome, Art & Fashion: I was lucky to be invited to a very glamorous evening in London and guess who was there? My favourite photographer & friend, 'Man About Town' the handsome Alistair Guy. It was so funny as I rang to see if we could fit in a quick cup of tea on...

Grand Style

Grand Style - These Women Model Inspiration For The Ages!   Grand Style is the title of an article written by my 'Model Family' member Wendy Packer for Grand magazine an online magazine for grandparents. Wendy has featured 9 models who are all over sixty years old,...

Jane Famous & This Morning TV

This Morning TV - This Week With Daphne Selfe Academy modelling student Jane     This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is shown on ITV, one of the top UK channels. The show airs live on weekday mornings from 10:30-12:30 covering news, topical...

Join Karina

Karina's in the Daphne Selfe Model Family If you'd like to join Karina this is for you   Karina is one of the members of the Daphne Selfe Model Family. All students that complete and graduate from my 6 week online course the Daphne Selfe Academy automatically become a...

Modelling Academy Time

It's Modelling Academy Time - The 6 week online modelling course The Daphne Selfe Academy is starting soon Are you ready to step up to your dream of being a model?  It's Modelling Academy Time with the Daphne Selfe Academy: Maybe you don't know what steps to take to...

Modelling Types

Modelling Types - Place For You? IS THERE A PLACE FOR YOU IN TODAY'S MODELLING WORLD? When I started modelling in the 1950s, in my early twenties modelling was rather similar to today with fashion, glamour and advertising being the norm. What was very different was...

Modelling Dream

Do you have a dream to be a model - a modelling dream? Is it an out of reach fantasy? If you had more support and confidence would you give it a go? It’s natural that many youngsters are attracted to the life of a model as they are growing up. All those times you put...

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 to try new...

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...