Such a striking shot.
The joy of Oprah, indeed.
For the Wall Street Journal‘s women’s fashion issue this March, photographer Mario Sorrenti shot TV megastar Oprah Winfrey in black and white.
It’s a beautiful cover, but what we’re most excited about is Winfrey’s outfit. She’s wearing the late, great Tunisian couturier Azzedine Alaïa.
The sleek belted bodysuit is just right for the shoot. Winfrey looks incredible.
Here’s a full look at the cover for you:
The Alaïa bodysuit is paired with Brandon Maxwell trousers and a Belperron belt buckle. Elsewhere in the shoot, Winfrey wears Versace and Gucci.
In the accompanying interview with Julia Reed, Winfrey talks about her time in New Zealand filming A Wrinkle in Time and opens up on politics, her health while filming The Oprah Winfrey Show, and her experience with celebrity.
Interestingly, following a Golden Globes speech which many saw as the preamble to a presidential run, Winfrey rules out getting into politics herself.
“No way… I do a few things really well. But I don’t want to manage. I don’t want to spend my days and nights creating policy,” she told the Wall Street Journal.
“I want to continue to be involved with stories that allow people to see the best of themselves, to find a higher good.”
We’d say that at this stage, the self-made billionaire has earned the right to do exactly what she wants to with her time.
Alaïa died in Paris last November at the age of 77.
Images: Mario Sorrenti/Instagram