6 Things Gayle King Loves in February 2014
O's editor at large shares what she's loving this month.
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I Saw a Photo of Olivia Wilde...
wearing this dress at the 2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon. I took a picture of the picture, sent it to Adam Glassman and prayed that I'd never have to compete with Olivia in a "Who Wore It Better?" contest. I'm looking forward to wearing it someplace other than the O
fashion closet. ($325; CloverCanyon.com
Photo: Marko Metzinger/Studio D.
Who Says Valentine's Day Is Strictly for Couples?
Give one of these jagged little heart necklaces to your mother, daughter, sister, or best friend, keep the other one for yourself—and know that between the two of you, a broken heart can always be made whole. (Originally $278 for set of two necklaces, now 15 percent off with code OPRAH; MasonHarlie.com
Speaking of V Day...
Some folks go for chocolate-covered strawberries, others for Champagne and caviar. But here's an alternative: Perfect Endings Sweet Potato Pie. The filling is creamy, the crust is perfection and there's nothing better than watching people take their first bite. They've been known to hear angels sing! ($55; PerfectEndings.com
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Everybody Has a Favorite Beatles Song...
and "Do You Want to Know a Secret
" is mine. Chances are you'll hear yours during CBS's two-hour special The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles,
which airs February 9—the same date as the Fab Four's first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show
in 1964. I was crazy for Paul in those days; some things never change.
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"Oprah's greatest strength has always been her ability to help us discover the best in ourselves."
Those are President Barack Obama's words before he presented Oprah with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
in November. Now that I'm biased or anything, but I think he captured her brilliantly. Bravo!
Sleeping Together on the First Date...
is a big no-no, but that's exactly what the two couples (Joy Bryant and Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and scene-stealer Kevin Hart) do in About Last Night,
a remake of the 1986 Demi Moore–Rob Lowe barroom-to-bedroom romantic comedy. Raunchy, relatable and hilarious, this is a movie about friends and lovers—both between the sheets and out in the world.
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