The days of entire studio audiences taking home brand new cars may be behind us — that particular episode aired 15 years ago, in fact — but Oprah is still talking up some pretty pricey items in her annual Favorite Things list.
The media mogul has just revealed her
Ta-da! Oprah has just revealed her Favorite Things for 2019, which appear in her magazine’s December issue
All the best stuff: She picked 79 items worth a total of $12,200
The most expensive item this year is a $1,999 Flywheel bike, for which buyers also need to purchase a $30/month subscription to do the corresponding workouts
Gadgets galore: On the list is also a $900 De’Longhi Dinamica Fully Automatic Coffee and Espresso Machine and a $350 Bartisan cocktail maker
Splurge! This $550 Wolf Gourmet Precision Griddle also made it to the list
The biggest-ticket item on the list this year is a $1,999
The mogul, whose net worth is estimated at $2.7 billion, also recommends a $900 De’Longhi Dinamica Fully Automatic
Though Oprah personally chooses each of the items, she doesn’t actually have a need for the $350 Bartisan
‘I’m lucky to have my house manager Eddie mixing fresh cocktails for me, but this mechanical bartender is a great backup,’ she said.
Not just any timepiece will do: She says readers ‘must’ get a $799 Apple watch
What’s cookin? She included this Hexclad Hybrid Nonstick Cookware 7 Piece Set for $500
Stocking stuffers? She suggests pairing this $100 RBT Electric Corkscrew with a bottle of wine (left) and also recommends $15 glass straws (right)
Stress-free: Another pricey favorite this year includes a $200 Magic Hands truShiatsu Neck and Back Massagers
Neat! This $140 NeoLAB Convergence Neo Smartpen M1 and Notebook set is high-tech — the words you write on the page can also be transmitted to a device like a tablet or laptop
While some people consider $30 a splurge for a tube of lipstick, Oprah likes them in packs of four, and recommends a $120 Wonderfully Wearable Nudes Lip Outfit set with four lip colors
The team: The list was unveiled online today, and she shows off some of the items with Gayle King and Adam Glassman, Creative Director at O Magazine
Other pricey favorites this year include $200 Magic Hands truShiatsu Neck and Back
However, Oprah has offered up special discount codes for several of the items on her list.
And while some people consider $30 a splurge for a tube of lipstick, Oprah likes them in packs of four, and recommends a $120 Wonderfully Wearable Nudes Lip
Even some of the more affordable items might raise a few eyebrows with budget-conscious shoppers.
Star power: She also picked some pieces made by other celebrities, like the SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker x Samsonite The Carried Away Convertible backpack
Star swag: SJP turned up to talk about her $245 backpack set (left), and Oprah also likes Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories Glam Attack Holiday Set for $96 (right)
Cozy! Oprah loves comfy clothes, like a a $99 hoodie (left) and a $280 sweatshirt and sweatpants set (right)
New shoes: For footwear, she included ,$140 Sorel puffy boots (left) and a pair of $250 sock-like APL TechLoom Chelsea Training Shoes (right)
Oprah picked a few eco-friendly items this year, like a Better Houseware Extra-Wide Glass Straws
She also picked some pieces made by other celebrities, like the SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker x Samsonite The Carried Away Convertible
Besides including Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories Glam Attack
Ooh la la! Besides including one of Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories sets, she also filmed a makeup tutorial with the singer
Praise: Lady Gaga shared an image of the two women on her Instagram account, and thanked Oprah for featuring her products on the list
Some other surprising additions include Murphy & Daughters bath salts, which are $88 each, and $42 Pink Picasso Paint-by-Number Kits for adults
Fancy: The list includes these $48 foot-tall glass match cloches by Skeem Design
Introducing the list this year, Oprah insisted that there is more to the holiday season than gifts.
‘The holidays, of course, aren’t all about what’s wrapped in a bow, but also, the gift of time,’ she said.
‘Personally, I delight in Christmas Day, when we do a brunch buffet of everything from fresh blueberry muffins to shakshuka, which is sort of like huevos rancheros with a Tunisian passport.
‘Our gathering is mellow and fun and exactly how I want to wind down the year. This holiday season, I wish you excellent health, genuine happiness, and joyful days.’
Unique: This trio of flavored mustards is a more affordable gift option, and great for all those mustard enthusiasts in your life
Remember? It’s been 15 years since Oprah gave away cars to over 250 members of her studio audience