Oprah Goes Glam For O Magazine's 15th Anniversary Cover Shoot

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For the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine's 15th anniversary issue, Oprah got her glam on.

By Clarissa Cruz

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They are sewing up my dress so you don't see my bra-ssiere," said Oprah, holding still so tailor Nile Cmylo could stitch the back of her elegant Xscape gown. "And Lord knows I have to wear a bra-ssiere. Bra is not a bad word, people!" Foundation laid, Oprah channeled her inner Elizabeth Taylor to vamp it up old Hollywood–style...until a new problem breezed in. "The wind machine is making my eyes tear," she said, before urging the crew to pick up the pace: "Let's shoot this thing!"
Dream Team
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Fashion editor Jenny Capitain, Cmylo (stitching Oprah's dress) and hairstylist Andre Walker.
Nailed It
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Manicurist Roseann Singleton and makeup artist Derrick Rutledge prep Oprah for the shoot.
Ear Candy
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Amid a sea of colored earrings...
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...classic white diamonds from Leviev were the stars.
Chain Reaction
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O creative director Adam Glassman peruses necklace options.
Brow Beat
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Rutledge plays up Oprah's brows. (To try this look, use Lancôme Sourcils Tint Eyebrow Pen, $26; Sephora.com.)
C'est Chic
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The elegant long-sleeved dress contenders.
Sparkle Plenty
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Cmylo amps up the wattage of Oprah's on-trend navy gown by adding Swarovski crystals.
Screen Gem
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"It's very iconic," said Oprah of the first-ever black-and-white O magazine cover.
Blown Away
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Walker perfects Oprah's hair while photographer Ruven Afanador gets his shots.

O magazine's May issue hits newsstands on April 14.

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