Oprah Show Producer Makeovers - Work to Evening Wear Makeovers
They've worked behind the scenes for years. Now—with knockout clothes and kicked-up hair and makeup—these women are ready for their close-ups.
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the June 2011 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
As leader of the staff that booked the show's guests, Mori has had her share of challenges, including the annual star-studded "After-Oscar Party." "Those shows often came together at 3 or 4 in the morning, because we never knew ahead of time who would win. In 2009, when Sean Penn got Best Actor, I snagged him as he was walking off the stage—'Will you join us tomorrow to celebrate on the Oprah show?' I have a photo in my office of me accosting him that night." Mori would wear this metallic dress (Basix Black Label, $550) to a party "in a heartbeat. I still feel like myself, but my best self
The Wardrobe: "For a petite woman like Cindy, it's all about sticking to a solid color, then having fun with details—like a low-cut back and major heels."—Adam Glassman
The Hair: "With naturally curly hair, a perfectly proportioned cut is key."—Ken Paves
The Makeup: "The quickest way to add drama to a look? Matte red lipstick."—Jeannia Robinette
Earrings, Badgley Mischka. Ring, David Yurman. Shoes, Christian Louboutin.