august cover shot of oprah

O creative director Adam Glassman—who dressed Oprah in pieces under $100 for this month's cover—has been hankering to do this for a long time. "Readers always love our 'Great Buys Under $100!' and I've been wanting to get Oprah in on the fun," he says. Oprah, who loves a good bargain, was instantly game. "She doesn't limit herself to high-end or pricey pieces," Adam says. "They just need to fit well—and make her feel beautiful."

Here's how Adam put together Oprah's outfit, from head to toe
gold ring

This hammered-gold-plated ring is modern and bold.
cut-out hoop earrings

Oprah loved the thickness and cutout detailing of these hoops so much that she bought them! for more information
orange woven belt

This orange woven belt is perfect for summer.

Chinese Laundry; 800-363-6328
anne klein watch

As a watch collector, Oprah was surprised by the price of this timepiece.

AK Anne Klein;
enamel and wood bangles


$95, $58, $20
Enamel and wood bangles can be stacked or worn alone.

From top: R.J. Graziano, 212-685-1248; Sequin, Henri Bendel, 800-423-6335;
heeled sandals

The subtle bronze shimmer on this sandal acts as a neutral, lengthening legs.
ruffled button-down blouse

The ruffles on this crisp button-down are feminine, not bulky.

cardigan sweater

This orchid-hued cardigan complements Oprah's skin tone; the hip length flatters every figure.
flat-front cigarette pants

These stretchy, flat-front cigarette pants come in dove gray, the color of the season.

Ellen Tracy, Macy's; 800-622-9748

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