The Oprah Magazine encourages the reader to embrace her life, with the goal of becoming more of who she really is. It covers 360 degrees of a woman’s life, from fashion and beauty, to relationships, food, home design, books, health and fitness, work and finance, technology, self-discovery and caring for others.
O, The Oprah Magazine
Perfect Strangers • Five of the talents behind this month’s issue discuss the joys of connecting with new people.
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When was the last time a stranger brightened your day?
Your take • on topics we’re covering this month.
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LIVE YOUR best life
5 The High Five • A WHOLE HANDFUL OF THINGS TO CHEER ABOUT THIS MONTH!
Make/Believe • Sam Kirk is always thinking about the big picture.
It’s a Thing! • Remember your pretty pink orchid that croaked? And the purple-striped one? Maybe they needed Art Chadwick.
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO Gayle
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The BOTTOM LINE
BOOSTING BENEFITS • You can squat your way to a high, round rear—or you can pick a smart style that does the lifting and plumping for you.
IT’S ALL IN THE YOKE • Sure, things like pockets, stitching, fading, and fabric construction are important, but here’s the secret weapon for a great-fitting pair of jeans: the yoke. What is a yoke, you ask? It’s the part of your jeans located right under the waistband, is often V-shaped, and carves out curves.
SLIM PICKINGS • The mission that’s possible: to look a size smaller in jeans that upgrade your butt and balance your silhouette in all the right ways.
JEAN-IOUS TRENDS • The latest and greatest also do amazing things for your derriere. Go figure!
CONTOUR DE FORCE • Just as highlighter emphasizes your cheekbones, “notice me” form-fitting jeans play up your frame—they sit high on the waist and are full in the hips.
DARE TO WEAR • If you’re not overly confident about your butt, certain styles may seem tricky. But these finds are tush approved—we tested them all.
ADAM’S home STYLE SHEET • Inspired by the aesthetic of the ‘80s design group Memphis, these color-happy pieces bring the bold.
ACTIVE • Need some inspiration for countering perspiration? Whether you sweat it out in a SoulCycle class or prefer to get your heart pumping outdoors, these problem-solving products ensure you won’t look like a hot mess.
Norma Kamali • The iconic fashion-meets-function designer dishes on timeless style, the beauty wellness trend, and feeling your best at any age.
SHADOW PLAY • Need some fresh ideas for a redecorating project or a table setting at your next dinner party? Look no further than your eye makeup palette. You’ll find striking, sometimes unexpected shade combos dreamed up by cosmetics company experts who know a thing or two about color theory and all things pretty.
SETTING THINGS STRAIGHT • O associate editor Erin Stovall embraced her hair’s natural texture for more than a decade. This is why she decided to go back to relaxing.
ready, set, decorate! • pretty, poppy, easy, affordable ideas!
DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR? • O investigates why some like it LOUD—while others need life to be whisper-quiet.
Shows of Compassion • Many artists can’t afford healthcare. Thanks to these two guys, thousands have been treated for free.
You vs. Opioids • Yes, there’s an epidemic, but we aren’t as powerless as we think.
Stressed or Sad? • Anxiety and depression have more in common than many of us realize.
O MAG INSIDER • PRODUCTS • PROMOTIONS • EVENTS
Free and Clear • O life coach Martha Beck to entrepreneur Heather Carter: If you want to get serious about your future, it’s time to...