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March 15th, 2013 •  Posted by Rosie | 13 Comments  |  Post a Comment
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Name:
Daphne Velghe

Agency:
Dominique Models
Also with: Nathalie Models / View Management

Age:
20

Height:
180cm (5’11″)

Place of Origin:
Antwerp, Belgium

Ethnic Origin:
Belgian

Birthsign:
Aquarius

How discovered:
I was scouted at a festival called ‘Laundry Day’ in Antwerp when I was about 15 or 16. I remember a woman asking me how tall I was and if I was interested in becoming a model. To be honest, I thought she was making fun of me. I never thought of myself as a girl with potential of becoming a model. I was a more quiet and insecure type of girl.

Favorite things:
Spring, holidays with friends, dancing, apples and Paris.

Favorite music, band:
Bon Iver

Favorite movie, tv show:
Pride and Prejudice. I love Keira Knightley in costume films.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
Finally getting my drivers license.

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
Watching a Disney movie on a lazy Sunday with friends.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
The shows I did for Dior and Chanel this fashion week in Paris. The location was beautiful, the music well chosen and touching and just the entire experience was overwhelming. I still need some time to realize it actually happened!

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
Without a doubt: friend and family! And fries.

Favorite artist (any kind):
Gustav Klimt. I love his use of color in his work and I can stare at it for hours.

Place you would love to visit:
Cuba. It seems such a lively and colorful place with excellent rum and good music.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
Getting my masters at university.

Responses

  1. timberlike says:

    March 15th, 2013 at 5:07 am

    I like her eyebrows!! LOVE IT.

  2. Shin says:

    March 15th, 2013 at 5:11 am

    She looks like Hilary Rhoda’s little sister!

  3. Marc Montour says:

    March 15th, 2013 at 11:24 am

    This is definitely a girl with brains and good taste. You should have added what she studies in.

  4. S. says:

    March 15th, 2013 at 11:26 am

    I’ve been overtly obsessed with this girl since the moment I saw her. After reading this little interview, even more so. Not only she seems to have a body tailor made for fashion, but her whole vibe is just enchanting. I love how she reminds me of one of my old favorites, Myf Shepherd. And the eyebrows! The eyebrows are the best thing ever. I hope she continues to amaze us.

  5. gyongyi says:

    March 15th, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    cara delevingnes dark haired cousin?

  6. Sash says:

    March 15th, 2013 at 3:38 pm

    wow, perfect! I think she’s going to be big.

  7. daisyd says:

    March 15th, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    ho great ! it’s a really good choice :-) I ‘ ve got the chance to work with Daphné several times. She has amazing legs ! Good luck ! ;-)

  8. ruben says:

    March 15th, 2013 at 7:39 pm

    I love Daphne!!!!

  9. redemptn says:

    March 16th, 2013 at 7:28 am

    eyebrows to die for !!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Puffel says:

    March 18th, 2013 at 11:02 am

    Daphne Rocks!

  11. HH says:

    April 15th, 2013 at 8:30 am

    Exquisite eyebrows. Would like to see her potential develops! good answers too seemed like an interesting girl

  12. Veerle says:

    April 15th, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    Yes Daphne rocks :) as her mum i know…..she is smart,sweet, sensitive and has already an inner wisdom…. not written in the studybooks!

  13. Emily says:

    June 8th, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    Her eye brows are magnificent. She slightly reminds me of Cara Delevigne

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