DAPHNE NEWS

Reinvent Yourself

REINVENT YOURSELF OR NOT - IS IT THE TIME? Is it time to reinvent yourself or not! When should you reinvent, adapt or update your style and when to keep to your trusted signature look. Like many things in life there are no hard and fast rules and many of...

Confidence Review

I'm pleased to say that it's time for a review - a Confidence Review:   AND I CAN HELP YOU HAVE MORE CONFIDENCE AND FEEL MORE BEAUTIFUL   Born confident & beautiful?  It’s never too late to improve your confidence and feelings of beauty at whatever age and...

New Year Honours

New Year Honours 2019 - BEM Daphne's family are thrilled to announce that Daphne has been recognised for her services to women and fashion by The Queen in the New Year Honours List 2019. The New Year honours lists recognise the achievements and service of people...

# 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...

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...

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...

Fashion Police say NO

The Fashion Police say NO I was perplexed at the criticism the UK fashion police gave leading actress Dame Helen Mirren for wearing a backpack at the age of 73. The comment being this was too old.  Backpacks long associated with school children and mountain climbers...

Private Club Idea

A private club idea: The Model Minder, Claire and I have for sometime been thinking about what you our wonderful online friends and family might like. Importantly, what you might need or want to make life even better. Focussing on the areas of modelling, fashion,...

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...

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...

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 :...

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...