Oprah loves to shop at Bergdorf Goodman

When she's not in the studio, where does Oprah love to be? Shopping of course! And the ultimate shopping experience for Oprah is Bergdorf Goodman in New York City, where she buys her Jo Malone facial crémes and fragrances, Jimmy Choos and Manolo Blahniks.

"I come here like it's an event. Some people go to the art museum; some people go to other cultural activities. For me, this is the cultural event of the season—coming to Bergdorf's...It's a cultural extravaganza!"
Cuba Gooding, Jr.

For Academy Award®-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., the best place to be is naked at the spa! His absolute favorite spa is at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui, where he loves to sit under "waterfalls."

"The water—thick, almost like a fireman's hose—comes down on your head and it relaxes your shoulders. It hits you on your head and the back of your neck, and literally, the water takes the tension away from your body."
Cindy Crawford

Cindy Crawford has modeled designer wear on the covers of hundreds of fashion magazines around the world, but her personal favorite place to shop for clothes is Belle Gray, one of the hottest celebrity boutiques in Hollywood.

Belle Gray is the brainchild of another celebrity—Lisa Rinna of Melrose Place fame! Lisa and her husband, former L.A. Law heartthrob Harry Hamlin, named the store after their two daughters. Harry says, "It really came from our hearts as a joint effort, and I think that's why the vibe...is so great."
Jenny McCarthy

Cindy Crawford isn't the only celebrity whose closet is filled with apparel from Belle Gray. Former MTV vixen Jenny McCarthy stops by to try on some shirts. And Sarah Michele Gellar, Jessica Simpson and Shannen Doherty are also regular customers!
Carnie Wilson

Carnie Wilson comes in to try on colorful, cushy Havaianas flip flops, but a pink bathrobe catches her eye. "I buy everything in bulk, and I buy every color" when shopping at Belle Gray, Carnie says.
Harry Hamlin

"Sometimes I have my husband come in and sit on the couch and just be here [at Belle Gray]," Lisa Rinna says. "[Customers] come out and sort of pose for him and we sell more clothes that way—which I love!"
Lisa Rinna

Lisa says the shopping experience at Belle Gray is like a girlfriend get-together. In the afternoons, the store offers shoppers wine and cheese.

"I want them to come in here and like the atmosphere and like the clothes and have a good experience."

Here's to clothes!
Lisa Rinna, Harry Hamlin and Oprah

"I've had an addiction for shopping my whole life, and for clothes. And I have felt guilty about it my whole life," says Lisa, who sneaks bags into the house. "So one day, I literally just said, 'Embrace this, I can't fight it,' and I did, and this is what came out of it...It's been easier than anything I've ever done–way easier than acting."

"But this is the reason why we opened the store," says Harry. "She's such an addictive shopper, I figured, what better thing to do than to get it all wholesale?"
Sting and Trudie Styler

New York City's Central Park is a favorite spot for superstar musician Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler. The couple enjoys walking through the park no matter what the season!

But Central Park is only Sting's second favorite place to be, he says. His favorite place to be is in his wife Trudie's arms!
Bachelor Bob

As the star of The Bachelor, Bob Guiney has taken his dates to such hot spots as San Francisco, Las Vegas and L.A. But Bob's favorite place to be is in Northern Michigan at his family's cabin.

"I think it's a very romantic place. When I brought the women from The Bachelor here, it gave a chance for us to have great conversation. I definitely started to really factor in how I felt they would fit into my life.

"This place has been a part of my life for so long, and I'd love to be able to share it with someone."
Rosie O'Donnell

The glitz! The glamour! For New Yorker Rosie O'Donnell, there's an excitement and energy on Broadway and in Times Square that you can't get anywhere else.

The Plymouth Theater, in particular, holds a special place in her heart. As a child, Rosie would wait by the stage doors at the theaters to see the performers, and would dream of becoming a movie star. Now, she's the producer of the musical Taboo, starring Boy George! Taboo opens November 13.
Oprah, Gayle King and Andre

New York City is a mecca for great restaurants and great eating, but Oprah says one place in particular stands out above the rest.

Sette Mezzo is like "a piece of Italy," Oprah says. Since she first discovered the restaurant 12 years ago, Oprah's always gotten the same meal: scallops and artichokes. And even though her best friend Gayle has tried to encourage her to try new restaurants, Oprah says she "always ends up right back here, sitting in the front window, because it's the best. It's the best. My favorite."
Harry Connick, Jr.

For Harry Connick, Jr., New Orleans brings back so many childhood memories. Harry says one of the best things to do in his hometown is eat!

Across the street from the St. Louis Cathedral, where he and model Jill Goodacre married, sits the world-famous Café Du Monde. It's known for its coffee and beignets—fried fritters covered with powdered sugar. For brunch, Harry always goes to Brennan's, where he gets sherry-infused turtle soup, eggs hussarde covered with Hollandaise sauce, and bananas foster, which was invented at the restaurant! And, if he's got some room for more, Harry heads to Acme Oyster Bar, where he loads up crawfish.

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