You've never seen Oprah Winfrey quite like this.
The 60-year-old TV titan arrived wearing a Manrico cashmere jumpsuit and Vince wedges to shoot O, The Oprah Magazine's September makeover issue. "I like pretending I'm a movie star," Winfrey admitted. The Hearst publication shared several behind-the-scenes pictures from the set with E! News.
Makeup artist Derrick Rutledge complemented Winfrey's outfit—a black Capezio catsuit—by giving her a smoky eye and glossy lips, while hairstylist Andrew Walker slicked his client's hair into a chic ponytail. Ruven Afanador photographed Winfrey. "I'm feeling pretty phenomenal on this cover," she said.
Even so, Winfrey still had her doubts. "I was a little apprehensive about doing this cover in a bodysuit because as Maya Angelou says in her 'Phenomenal Woman,' 'I'm not built to suit a fashion model size.' But it's like something I've never done," she said of the sultry photo shoot. "It's really kind of exciting."
Why did the Hundred-Foot Journey producer dedicate the magazine's September issue to makeovers? "I'm a big fan of the kinds of minor changes that add up to major delight," the OWN creator explained.
According to Winfrey, making oneself over daily and consistently is the key to moving forward. In her "What I Know for Sure" column, she wrote, "The best way I know for sure to stay in steady makeover mode is to take care of yourself. To feed yourself with love and loving thoughts. To eat food that's delicious to you and your body. To engage in loving practices, like giving yourself the gift of stillness at least five minutes a day. To surround yourself with people who bring you light, and to banish all forms of negative energy."
"Moving forward, you will see that the value you give yourself is the value that the world reflects back to you," she promises. "When you care about yourself enough to embrace change, you're on the path that will lead you home to happiness."
O, The Oprah Magazine's September makeover issue hits newsstands on Aug. 12.