EXCLUSIVE: The Scoop on Oprah's 10th Anniversary Issue Cover Shoot

04/07/2010 at 07:00 AM ET

courtesy of O, The Oprah Magazine

Why celebrate your birthday by just blowing out a candle when you can have a blow-out magazine cover? Oprah Winfrey will fête the ten-year anniversary of her eponymous magazine with a special cover featuring the star in a glittering custom gown designed by Isaac Mizrahi. Shot by photographer Ruven Afanador, the cover of O, the Oprah Magazine‘s 10th anniversary issue in May features the media mogul posing with a towering, flower-bedecked cake, dressed in a sequined lilac dress with three-quarter sleeves that is a re-imagining of a spring 2010 Mizrahi look just for her. “I wanted Oprah’s look to radiate celebration,” says O creative director Adam Glassman, who collaborated with the designer on Oprah’s cover look. While the daytime talk show empress has announced the end of her show in 2011, fans will be pleased to know that the shoot ended with a toast from Oprah, proclaiming, “Here’s to the next ten years!” To celebrate the 10th anniversary of O, The Oprah Magazine with Oprah herself and her pals during their N.Y.C. celebration weekend, visit www.oprah.com/oturns10 for info and limited tickets, and pick up a copy of the magazine when it hits newsstands on April 13th. – Marissa Patlingrao Cooley

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Dawn on

Congrats! Oprah and team.

Kathy on

At least she looks somewhat like herself on this one. Usually they photoshop 30 lbs. off of her.

Tonya from Texas on

Kudos to Lady O on 10th year anniversary. Many, many more. Love ya Oprah!

Lisa on

Impressive Lady O ……. you are an inspiration to us all. Well done!

Alie on

Has it been that long? Congrats Oprah!

Melissa on

I think she looks scary!!! the big painted on eyebrows and hair and her mouth open… dont get in the way of her mouth to the cake you might get eaten instead! lol

Jon on

Love the Cover, Happy 10th Anniversary goes out to Oprah’s O Magazine!

Paul Harry on

Please go away………….enough already

Diane on

It’s easy to be inspirational when your rich.

Terry on

Can she get anymore full of herself. Her ego is bigger than her bank account.

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