DAPHNE NEWS

A Good Eyebrow

A Good Eyebrow - Do Eyebrows Really Matter?   A good eyebrow makes a big difference to a face. Think of eyebrows as a frame for your face. Giving definition to your eyes and enhancing your other features. Daphne and Claire really do think they matter more than...

Talking Curls

Talking Curls And All About Them   Talking curls has been a topic in Daphne's household that never goes away. Daphne's hair has always had a wave to it and plenty of body. Even so, it would never have been called super curly. Now, that it's silver...

White Boots

Would You Wear White Boots?In the 1960s Daphne had a fabulous pair of white boots which she just loved. Comfortable with a rounded toe and small chunky heel.  They were stylish and made a statement with many an outfit. Sadly, they are no longer in her...

British Empire Medal

BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL SERVICES TO WOMEN AND FASHION   British Empire Medal Investiture was a thrilling day for Daphne and her family (pictured above with her two daughters Claire & Rose). Receiving the BEM at Hertford County Hall from the Lord Lieutenant. What...

Old Fashioned

Each day we wake up is another day older – something we should be embracing and celebrating. Getting stuck in our ways and being seen as old fashioned is a horror that many of us don’t want. Staying current and appropriate is something that Daphne is really good at. Knowing when life long habits and fashions need updating takes a good eye (the inner artist in us all and in some of us it might need a bit of developing, but it is there). 

Cover Girl

S MODA COVER GIRL - Neither rules nor age for fashion It's always a surprise and delight to be a cover girl. For this latest one, Daphne is in good company.  With fellow models Stephanie Grainger, Jan De Villeneuve, Anna Von Ruden & Merel Marije...

Wonder Claire

 Wonder Claire - Super Sixty What do we mean, Wonder Claire - Super Sixty? Well, Claire has just reached her milestone sixtieth birthday. Daphne: This has been a big deal for Claire and one that she is very much enjoying. You might be surprised by this,...

Signature Look

SIGNATURE LOOK   What is your signature look? Do you have a clear look that you are happy with or does it need some refining? Plus why knowing it can be an advantage!  A signature look can be anything you like. For example, it could be a particular colour...

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 specialises 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...