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Looking Forward • Five of the talents behind this month’s issue imagine their best future.
Q THIS MONTH WE WONDERED… • What was your most memorable New Year’s Eve?
Your take • on topics we’re covering this month.
O, So Cozy • Oprah shares this month’s cover with an irresistible costar: a snuggly McQ Alexander McQueen sweater. “I absolutely looove it,” she raved on the set of our January shoot. (Always a champion of being comfortable in your own skin, our model likes being comfortable in her pants, too. NYDJ jeans—another fave—fit the bill.) Midshoot, Oprah gave herself a little hug that showed off the sweater’s fetching lace-up sleeves. “It’s good for winter, hanging out, walking the dog,” she said. “This is what I would wear if I didn’t have people styling me all the time.”
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2020 VISIONARIES • To celebrate 20 years of O, each month we’re spotlighting remarkable people who could change the way we look at the world.
Kelly McGonigal • A bestselling author and research psychologist, McGonigal is also an alchemist, transforming scientific data into wisdom for better living.
THE O QUIZ • We challenged McGonigal to a round of 20 questions.
LIVE YOUR best life
The High Five Twenty • NO MATTER WHAT THE YEAR BRINGS, THERE’S STILL SO MUCH TO CHEER ABOUT IN 2020!
My Best Life • The magnetic Alfre Woodard—who stars as a conflicted warden in the gripping prison drama Clemency (out December 27)—on what she can’t live without.
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO Gayle
the O list • A few things we think are just great!
Sneak Preview • Even if fitness isn’t first on your resolutions list, a dashing new pair of workout shoes may put some pep in your step. To support every stride, they have cushioning in all the right places, plus breathable and lightweight mesh or knit fabric. Whether you like splashy colors or are more of a classic-white kind of gal, these winners will keep you on track.
Great BUYS UNDER $100! • Inspired by outdoor Edens from Aspen to the Adirondacks, these cabin-cozy pieces will buck up your wardrobe.
WHAT TO WEAR AND HOW TO WEAR IT
ADAM’S Style SHEET • Laid-back but luxe, these knit looks will keep you at the chic end of the comfort zone, whether you’re jetting through the airport, brunch bound, or just lounging around.
ADAM’S home STYLE SHEET • Celestial and zodiac-inspired finds to give your dwelling a heavenly touch.
IT’S A SNAP
INSIDE THE Beauty CLOSET • O beauty director Brian Underwood handpicks his favorite new finds.
NIGHT MOVES • Bedtime is prime time for your complexion, an opportunity for skin cells to rest and regenerate. Here’s how you can kick the process into high gear.
ACE YOUR BASE • Overwhelmed by all the foundation shade options? Here, six experts share outside-the-box tips on how to finally find the perfect match for you.
Tracee Ellis Ross • The Black-ish star and creator of the new haircare line Pattern Beauty is all about curl confidence. Here, she shares her own hair journey and why she’s down with frizz.
TRACEE’S TOP 5
A CRY FOR HELP • We’ve come a long way from thinking that tears are just for kids. But there are times when waterworks might signify a deeper problem.
Eyes Wide Open • Middle-of-the-night insomnia doesn’t have to be a chronic problem. Follow these strategies for sounder...