Oprah and the O, The Oprah Magazine fashion team got a warm Southwestern welcome from Justin and Lynne Jacobs, owners of the MacDonald's Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona.
O Editor at Large Gayle King rides into the sunset.
Cover photographer Art Streiber and Gayle King
Fashion Editor Sibilla Patrizi and her cowboys
Producer Dake Gonzalez and Creative Director Adam Glassman
The ranch offers horseback rides, hayrides, cookouts and cattle drives.
For more information contact:
26540 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
On the fashion shoot, the crew used a hot-air balloon from Roping the Wind; Mesa, Arizona; (480) 807-0001.
Fashion photographer Fiorento Borghi and assistant Nir in a balloon
Adam Glassman and hair stylist Cheryl Marks take a ride.
Model Gail Elliot and Adam
Gail gets ready for a shot in a dune buggy.
The crew from Doug's Buggs Bunnys
For our July cover and the fashion story "Making Light of Summer," Oprah and the O, The Oprah Magazine crew of models, photographers and stylists stayed at Arizona's Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North.
Set in the foothills of Pinnacle Peak, one of the Southwest's most dramatic mountains, the Four Seasons is consistently rated one of the top 50 resorts in the United States by the Zagat Survey and is a recipient of the AAA Five Diamond Award.
Producers Sophia and Dake at dinner
Guests can take advantage of four tennis courts and the 6,000-square-foot pool, and have full access to two of the most spectacular golf courses in North America. Rates range from $165 to $4,000 per night. For more information, call 888-207-9696 or visit www.fourseasons.com.
After a long day, Dake relaxes in his hotel room.