Setting Up the Legends Ball
Oprah's Legends Ball was held at the Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, California.
The fireplace mantel is decorated with candles and flowers.
Party planner Colin Cowie brings drinks to Oprah as she gets ready.
Oprah's hairstylist, Andre Walker, and makeup artist, Reggie Wells, help Oprah get ready for the Legends Ball.
Oprah's best friend Gayle King puts on her dress.
The space is transformed into a 1940s art deco glamorous ballroom.
The Legends will be seated at the Table of Honor.
The table setting reflects the colors of the evening — red, white, black and silver.
Smaller tables flank the Table of Honor.
The smaller tables are decorated with white and silver accents.
A gathering area outside of the ballroom.
Garden tables are scattered outside for conversation areas.
A beautiful fountain sits in the courtyard.
Place cards for the guests.
The wait staff prepares for the gala.
Oprah smiles for the camera! Renowned photographer Kwaku Alston takes her portrait.
Oprah and Colin Cowie make their grand entrance and prepare to greet the guests! Guests arrive at Oprah's Legends Ball.