Andre Walker Hair Care Products

She's had hundreds of different hairdos over the years, but one thing that has remained the same, season after season, is the man behind Oprah's mane: Andre Walker. His new haircare line, which is designed for all hair types, is the only thing Oprah uses. "It took him 25 years, but Andre's finally bottled the magic just for you," she says. This ultimate gift set includes keratin shampoo, keratin conditioner, shine-enhancing Q-oil and root-covering hair makeup.

iPad by Apple

The iPad by Apple allows its user to page through websites, write emails, flick through photos, watch movies and more—all on a big, beautiful, multitouch screen. "Words cannot describe what I feel for this magnificent device. I really think it's the best invention of the century so far," Oprah says. "Thanks to my iPad, I now read about four newspapers a day." She also uses it to keep a journal and watch movies, TV shows and the news. "I write my column for O magazine on the iPad way before the deadline because I love writing on it so much," she says.
  • Approximate value: Starting at $499
Scrabble App for the iPad by Electronic Arts

It was a marriage made in heaven: Oprah's favorite new device met her all-time obsession—Scrabble! Games can be played with friends or alone—Oprah loves to play while she works out. "I can get at least two Scrabble games while I work out on my treadmill," Oprah says. "I actually went an hour and 20 minutes the other day and beat the computer with a score of 384."  
Classic Sparkles UGG Australia Boots

Oprah has long been a fan of UGG Boots—they've been a Favorite Thing for more than a decade! For a little extra dazzle, UGG Australia has created an allover sequin boot in black, silver and gold. The boot has a satin binding and UGG Australia's signature sheepskin lining to keep feet comfy and cozy. "Aren't they just so dazzling?" Oprah says.  
Sophia Satchel by Coach

Whether you're out shopping or headed to the next la-di-da affair, this patent leather satchel is the bag to have. The Sophia Satchel is a modern take on vintage style with look-at-me shine. The bag comes in crimson and camel. "It is the it bag of the season," Oprah says.  
Magaschoni Embellished Tunic and Leggings

Magaschoni Embellished Tunic and Leggings  
Magaschoni made a luxurious outfit for Oprah that she loved so much, she asked if they would make it available to everyone. The jewel-trimmed silk and cashmere tunic is hand-beaded with faceted smoke crystal stones and gunmetal beads. The look comes complete with black silk cashmere leggings that feature gunmetal snap closures at the bottom. "It's beautiful cashmere," Oprah says.  
Hope in a Jar by Philosophy

Hope in a Jar by Philosophy is a favorite things all-star—Oprah has been using it for more than 10 years. "It's hands down the best moisturizer I've ever used," she says. In honor of The Oprah Show's farewell season, Philosophy has created a commemorative, limited-edition box featuring a picture of a certain little girl from Mississippi.
  • Approximate value: 2 ounces $38; 4 ounces $60; 8 ounces $105
Nordstrom Lingerie

Nordstrom is on a mission to raise women up! Every Nordstrom store staffs a bra specialist who can measure you for the perfect fit. "If you watch this show, you know I'm passionate about the power of a good bra," Oprah says. To uplift the audience, Nordstrom is giving each person a $500 gift card for a lingerie shopping spree—plus a second gift card for a friend!
Herb Savor by Prepara

Before the Herb Savor came into her life, Oprah says she was in an herb tizzy. "I was asking everybody, 'How do you keep herbs fresh?' including Martha Stewart herself," she says. "But then I discovered this." The Herb Savor keeps herbs fresh for up to three weeks, depending on the herb, by submerging the stems in water. "It's a basil saver," Oprah says.
Centerville Pie Company's Chicken Pie

When Oprah tried Centerville Pie Company's Chicken Pie, she says it was love at first bite. Oprah and Gayle first discovered the chicken pie while they were in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. 

With more than a pound of moist, top-quality, free-range, cage-free chicken, this all-meat Chicken Pie is unlike any other pie you've ever tasted. Each pie is made from a secret recipe and baked inside a light, flaky crust with a delicious, creamy gravy (extra gravy is included). "Put them in the freezer, and you will always have something delicious for dinner," Oprah says. 

A portion of the proceeds from Centerville Pies goes to Cape Abilities, a nonprofit organization supporting people with disabilities in Cape Cod.
Garrett's Special Limited-Edition Favorite Things Tin

People line up down the block in Chicago, no matter the weather, just to get a taste of one thing: Garrett popcorn. "It's the best popcorn on the planet, I think, and you don't have to fly to Chicago to get it," Oprah says. Garrett, a favorite things all-star, has created a special limited-edition tin exclusively for The Oprah Show. It's filled with their famous cheese and caramel popcorn and can be shipped right to your door.    
Le Creuset Cookware

For the ultimate in cookware (Julia Child was a fan) Le Creuset has created a 10-piece collection called the "Oprah Set." It includes their famous cast-iron pots and pans and a new line of stainless-steel cookware. The set comes in a variety of colors to match any kitchen. "Audience, now your kitchen is complete!" Oprah says.  
Miraclebody Jeans by Miraclesuit

Miraclebody is putting the "skinny" in skinny jeans! Made with premium Lycra to slim thighs and lift the rear, these jeans also feature a secret panel that holds in your tummy. They come in four different styles: boot-cut, straight, skinny and leggings. "Put them on, and suddenly you look 10 pounds thinner," Oprah says.
Sophie Jewelry Box from Pottery Barn

This gorgeous jewelry box is designed to echo the look of a couture handbag. Each box is made with pebbled leather and includes a mirror with three built-in drawers. "It's gorgeous," Oprah says. The Sophie Jewelry Box comes in three colors: red, ivory and porcelain blue.
Jessica Leigh Diamond Earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs

With more than 100 diamonds in each pair, these earrings are the ultimate way to add sparkle to a holiday outfit. The earrings come in 14kt white gold, rose or yellow gold and feature 1.17 carats of diamonds. "A little sparkle for you," Oprah says. is an online charity connecting classrooms in need with people who want to help. Public school teachers across the country post their classroom wish lists online—ranging from pencils to violins to microscope slides—and people like you are able to help out with just a click. "DonorsChoose is a fantastic organization, and they're a supercool way to give," Oprah says.

Each audience member is going home with a $100 gift card courtesy of Plus, for every viewer who goes to and clicks the donation button, Bing will donate $1 to, up to $1 million!
Williams-Sonoma Mini Croissants

This isn't the first time Oprah has raved about these "cornucopias of delicious, buttery, flaky goodness." She loves Williams-Sonoma croissants, which now come in a miniature size. Just let the frozen croissants sit out overnight to rise, and then pop them in the oven. "I'm telling you, I've never had a croissant that tasted better other than in Paris itself," Oprah says.
Holiday Favorites Assortment from Talbott Teas

Talbott Teas has made the perfect gift for the holidays with 10 different flavors of premium, all-natural tea, beautifully packaged with its own tea set. "The reason I love Talbott is because they have so many wonderful, delicious flavors like Luscious Lemon Meringue Tea," Oprah says. "And Chocolate Almond Allure Tea."
The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo

The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo is a year's supply of inspirational stories and beautifully written essays that the reader can reflect on in daily doses. "Mark Nepo is a poet," Oprah says. "He's an author and a philosopher and has been through two different cancers. So when he writes, he writes purely from the heart." 

Oprah was given The Book of Awakening as a birthday gift and says she does one lesson from the book every morning. "If we all do it together, we can begin to open our hearts, change the world and begin to have the life you want by being present to the life you have now," Oprah says.  
Illuminations by Josh Groban

Grammy®-winning artist Josh Groban has serenaded the Oprah Show audience—and Gayle King—many times over the years, and this year is no exception! Oprah has added his latest album to her collection.
Let It Be Me by Johnny Mathis

When Oprah was growing up, she says one artist's Christmas album played over and over in her house—the legendary Johnny Mathis. But holiday tunes aren't the only songs this crooner can sing.
Volkswagen 2012 Beetle

Oprah personally owns a Volkswagen Beetle and says she loves to "toodle" around town in it. But this audience isn't receiving the classic model—they're getting the brand new, totally redesigned 2012 Volkswagen Beetle! 

For only the second time in Volkswagen history, the iconic Beetle has been totally redesigned for 2012, inside and out. The project is so top secret, the only prototype of its kind was flown to Harpo Studios from Germany. No one outside of VW has seen the new Beetle, but Oprah was given special permission. "This is one powerful, sophisticated, sexy Beetle," Oprah says. "All of you in this audience will be the first people in the world to own one when it makes its debut next year!" 

The new Beetle will not be revealed until May 2011, so Oprah gives the audience a sneak peek of the silhouette of their new cars.
Baker's Edge Brownie Pan and Lasagna Pan, plus Ghirardelli brownie mix

Baker's Edge Brownie Pan
Who would have thought brownies could get any better? For edge-lovers like Oprah, the Baker's Edge Brownie Pan is the item you've been waiting for. The pan's patented sidewalls add two chewy edges to each brownie, and the single-chamber design allows batter to be spread easily and settle evenly throughout baking—so every serving will be baked to perfection.

Ghirardelli Double Chocolate Brownie Mix
Craving a classic brownie with a sophisticated twist? Blend a dark, moist and rich brownie with real Ghirardelli chocolate chips, and the result is a brownie that's twice as dark, twice as rich, twice as moist—and twice as delicious! "This is the best brownie mix I've found," Oprah says.

Baker's Edge Lasagna Pan
Nothing is more satisfying than a homemade, fresh-from-the-oven lasagna—until the first few servings are removed. Then, the layers slump and the noodles slide all over the pan. Baker's Edge Lasagna Pan puts an end to all of that with its unique sidewalls, which keep noodles and layers neatly stacked, no matter what. It's also sized to fit standard lasagna noodles and is designed so more heat circulates to the pan's middle, where food typically takes longer to bake. It's precise, easy to use and helps create picture-perfect lasagna.

Beecher's ???World's Best??? Mac 'n' Cheese

Made with Beecher's award-winning, one year–aged signature cow's milk cheese and their rich-and-creamy classic Jack cheese, this mac 'n' cheese isn't just for kids. It is conveniently shipped frozen, so all that's left to do when it arrives is toss it in the oven and enjoy a batch of bubbly, hot comfort food. "The best part [is] it comes frozen," Oprah says. "All you have to do is heat it up, and you've got yourself some good eatin' from Beecher's."

Breville Panini Press

"This is a staple at my house," Oprah says of the Breville Panini Press. Whether she's using it to grill or making Stedman her original Love Sandwich, it's clear Oprah loves this classic favorite thing. "I have personally bought 22 of these as gifts for other people," she says.

Get the recipe for Oprah's Love Sandwich.

Now, with a 25 percent larger cooking surface, this model of the Breville Panini Press can accommodate up to four sandwiches at once, making it perfect for casual entertaining and quick weeknight meals. It also features an adjustable top plate, nonstick cast aluminum, variable heat controls and a variable angle grilling surface.

Cashmere Oprah Sweater and Cashmere Cable Throw by Ralph Lauren

Oprah's favorite cashmere sweater is a classic pick, but this year, designer Ralph Lauren added a few special features. First, he let Oprah choose the color for this limited-edition sweater—she picked a soft, feminine gold shade because she says it reminds her of a golden sandy beach and her cocker spaniel Sadie. Second, the sweater features a custom label that says "Ralph Lauren for Oprah." Third, Ralph Lauren paired the sweater with a luxurious home item: a matching cashmere cable throw! "This is great for your home, and great for you," Oprah says.

  • Approximate value: $498 for the sweater; $595 for the throw
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Decoded by Jay-Z

Oprah says Jay-Z's book Decoded has given her a whole new perspective and context—and many aha! moments—about the culture of this music. Much more than a memoir, Decoded is a personal homage to hip-hop that includes a collection of lyrics and their meanings, as well as moving essays about topics ranging from Hurricane Katrina to the decline of the music industry. "If you know anybody who loves hip-hip, they are going to love this book," Oprah says.

Elfa Customizable Closet System from the Container Store

Oprah says one of the most exciting dates she's ever been on was when Stedman took her to the Container Store. "I get excited by all those containers," she says. While Stedman isn't available to take everyone to the Container Store, the Container Store can come to you! Not only is the elfa closet system completely customizable, but the Container Store also has designers ready online, in-store or by phone to help you design the closet of your dreams.


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Judith Ripka Eclipse Earrings

Over the years, Oprah has worn a lot of Judith Ripka jewelry. "She's one of my favorite jewelers," she says. These stunning Eclipse Earrings add a touch of sparkle to any outfit, and they look like a million bucks! They're made with canary crystal stones and white sapphire accents set in sterling. Gorgeous. Gift Card, Courtesy of Groupon, one of Oprah's favorite organizations, is a site for people all over the world seeking small loans to start their own businesses. For as little as $25, you can help someone become an entrepreneur by donating to his or her project. And for some extra holiday cheer, the folks at Kiva and are helping match the loans that Oprah Show viewers make, up to $500,000! It's an incredible way to help fund someone else's dream.

Kyocera Knife Set by Ming Knives

Oprah got one of these knives as a gift from the famous chef Ming Tsai, and now she says it's become the only knife she uses in the kitchen. This two-piece starter set contains ultrasharp, rust-free advanced ceramic knives—a 5.5-inch Santoku and a 3-inch paring knife. They make a great hostess gift, a thoughtful present for the home cook and the perfect complement to your own cutlery.

Limited Edition 25th Anniversary "Oprah" Watch by Philip Stein

Talk about sparkle and shine! The Philip Stein limited-edition 25th anniversary 'Oprah' watch has 58 hand-set diamonds and keeps track of two different time zones represented by two Os on the face, in honor of Oprah. To commemorate her 25th season, the 2 and the 5 on each watch is a shimmery silver color, standing out against the rest of the sleek, black numbers. "I love this watch because it's great for going out of town," Oprah says.

Lafco House and Home Collection Candles

It's a candle-palooza! The Lafco House and Home Collection of 18 different candles has been designed to complement the ambiance of every room in your home, from the foyer to the family room. With scents like Rosemary Eucalyptus (great for a home office) and Chamomile Lavender (perfect for the master bedroom), these beautiful and versatile candles can also be moved from one space to another to create you own personal fragrance aesthetic. "This is the perfect amount of scent and the perfect amount of wick," Oprah says.

Lululemon Relaxed Fit Pants

These all-purpose pants are perfect for your daily activities, whether that includes yoga or hiking. Made from lululemon's signature Luon fabric—offering four-way stretch and flat-locked seams for total comfort—the relaxed-fit drawstring pants are universally flattering on all body types. The waistband can also be rolled down and worn low, or unrolled for a higher rise that gives the illusion of a smaller behind. "I've got to tell you," Oprah says, "anything that cuts your butt in half should be your favorite thing too!"

Nike Free Run Plus

The Nike Free Run+ is the latest version of Nike free-running footwear. It is designed as a training tool to mimic the foot’s natural motion while delivering cushioning, traction and protection from the elements. More than 35 years of research in the Nike Sport Research Lab, combined with feedback from elite athletes, have helped Nike to develop the Free technology, which strengthens the muscles of your feet—ultimately leading to a more efficient workout. "It's the next best thing to being barefoot," Oprah says. "It weighs next to nothing."

Nikon D3100 Digital SLR Camera

It's the device Oprah calls "the ultimate camera from the ultimate camera-makers." The Nikon D3100 has all the bells and whistles a camera pro would want—including hi-def video—but it can also be a simple point-and-shoot. "May I say," Oprah says, "it is one sexy camera."

Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas Cruise

Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas Cruise is a seven-day adventure aboard the biggest cruise ship in the world! This massive ship contains the first-ever 3D movie theater at sea, a two-story dance floor, an ice skating rink, a zip line, a rock-climbing wall and its very own park. To take them there, United Airlines is providing the audience with round-trip flights. 

"Cruising, of course, is one of my favorite things," Oprah says. "And you are going to have the time of your lives."

Season 25 T-Shirt from the O Store

To help celebrate the 25th and final season of The Oprah Winfrey Show, the O Store has created a special farewell season long-sleeve V-neck T-shirt. This comfortably smooth, longer length, classic fit top features the "Oprah 25" logo on the front and "The Farewell Season" on the back. Get yours in hot pink, black, white or—Oprah's favorite—kiwi green.

Sony BRAVIA LX900 HDTV with 3D and Sony BRAVIA BDP-S570 Blu-ray Disc Player

This state-of-the-art television is the highest-rated 3D TV on the market right now, making screen images look like they come to life and into your living room, right before your eyes. But it's not just for 3D viewing. The Sony Bravia 3D TV also allows you to watch all your favorite channels as well. Plus, the audience is receiving a Sony BDP-S570 3D Blu-ray Disc Player and three 3D movies. "That's a wow-er," Oprah says. "Fantastic." 

The Beginning by the Black Eyed Peas

After the 2009 release of their CD The E.N.D., the Black Eyed Peas return this year with their brand new CD, The Beginning, in stores November 30, 2010. It features their latest single, "The Time (Dirty Bit)," which borrows its chorus from 1987's hit ballad "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" from the movie Dirty Dancing. "The Black Eyed Peas are definitely my favorite group and one of my favorite things," Oprah says.

Tory Tote and Reva Ballerina Flat by Tory Burch

"Everyone loves Tory Burch," Oprah says. "I love Tory Burch!" That's why one of her favorite things is the Tory Tote in gray flannel, trimmed in silver leather in honor of The Oprah Show's 25th season. Tory's signature Reva flats have also been made in matching gray flannel, creating a chic, put-together look for the holidays.

A Course in Weight Loss by Marianne Williamson

What's the connection between weight loss and spirituality? New York Times best-selling author Marianne Williamson answers that question in A Course in Weight Loss, featuring 21 spiritual lessons for surrendering your weight forever. The lessons in this book will help you shift your relationship with your body and focus not on how quickly you lose weight but on how holistically you lose weight. "We all know that it's a spiritual issue to help you get your mind, body and spirit aligned," Oprah says. Get ready to begin a new relationship with food...and with yourself.

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