Welcome to the Set
Oprah and Ellen feast their eyes on the life-size gingerbread house built for the shoot.
Thinking Out of the Box
Photographer Ruven Afanador helps Ellen become present-able.
Tangled Up in Red, Orange, Green...and Blue
Three stylists wrap Ellen in lights.
Makeup artist Reggie Wells, hairstylist Andre Walker, and fashion editor Jenny Capitain get Oprah ready for her next shot.
Ellen Takes the Hot Seat
Makeup artist Pati Dubroff and hairstylist Serge Normant give Ellen a touch-up.
Ellen and her assistant, Craig Peralta, and her executive producer, Andy Lassner, read tweets from her fans.
A sampling of the 75 pairs of shoes that were called in for the shoot.
And a Few Chucks, Too
Can you guess who these belong to?
The Comme des Garçon jacket Ellen wore in her Gingerbread House shot.
A glimpse of Rick Floyd's amazing Gingerbread House set.
Indeed, Ellen was there. (And she "wuz" there on the final cover.)
Before Ellen and Oprah arrive, Afanador positions stand-ins to set up the perfect shot.
Oprah's hair gets one final brush from Walker while Ellen works on her pose.
editor in chief Susan Casey, O
editor at large Gayle King, and Portia de Rossi get ready for the end-of-shoot toast.View the final covers and vote for your favorite!