Not sure what gifts to get for an upcoming significant occasion? Looking for something nice to kick off the new year? Search no further than Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things List, offering fans all the finest products in food, technology, clothing, fashion, and so much more. We’ve listed for you our 25 favorites, ranked from least to most expensive, so you can start 2020 off right!
Oprah Winfrey has a seriously deep love and appreciation for all things related to truffle mushrooms. As she’s a self-described “truffaholic,” it’s a pretty safe bet that if this media mogul is recommending a specific set of luxury truffle gifts, then it’s probably worth the mere one hundred dollar cost.
The company responsible for this savory delicacy is Borgo De’ Medici. Headquartered in Tuscany, Italy, a region already famed for its truffles, Borgo De’ Medici is a family company founded in 1999. That family, the Pugis, has been working hand in hand with their neighbors, a group of farmers and beekeepers, to provide a truffle set worthy of Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things List.
Janis Savitt’s high polished hoop earrings weren’t just featured on Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things List; they have been Oprah’s favorite featured earrings for three years in a row. At a closer look, it’s not hard to see why. These earrings have a lot more going for them other than just being a pair of obviously stylish jewelry.
As the exuberant show host herself explained, these earrings are both elegant and lightweight. They also come in three different sizes, with the largest and most expensive costing only $99. Not only that, but as Oprah likes to remind her audience, they have three different metals to choose from, so they can be matched with any outfit.
Not sure how to cook that delicious meal for your next family dinner? According to Oprah, the Yedi 9-in-1 pressure cooker has what you need to cook…well, everything! Not only was Yedi ranked by Kitchen Ultimate as one of the best pressure cookers out there, it also turns up the heat in the kitchen with its awesome features.
One of its biggest features is right there in the name. The 9-in-1 function means that it’s capable of preparing everything from tender meat to soft yogurt. O Magazine features a lot of food critics, and while it’s likely that many of them have a lot of kitchen recommendations, as Yeti is one of Oprah’s top picks it might have a good chance of being a worthwhile kitchen investment.
Ask around and most professional chefs will agree that a decent knife set is one of the most important tools anyone trying to prepare a good meal simply must have. This message doesn’t seem to be lost on Oprah who, rather than finding knives which can run for thousands of dollars, fell in love with her hundred dollar Zwilling six-piece set.
Zwilling, manufactured in Germany, has been rated either four or five stars by 81 percent of Amazon purchasers of this fine metal product. Not only does it come in stylish colors, but its high-carbon metal reportedly stays sharper longer, meaning that a hundred dollars has the potential to go a long way.
Whether you’re looking to spice up your look, or seeking an excellent present for your lover of glamour, there’s probably no simpler way than with lipstick. Thankfully, Oprah is going the extra mile to show us which brand is going to give us the biggest bang for our buck.
For Winfrey, the buck stops at the wonderfully wearable Nudes Lip Outfit. Going for $120 on Amazon, it’s the perfect piece for any bargain hunter. The reason? If bought separately, the lipsticks will run you an extra $40. That may not seem like much, but Oprah would likely agree that you don’t become head of a media empire by ignoring a good deal.
Looking to stay warm this winter? What about fashionable? Thankfully, there’s no need to look any further than Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things List. Not only is House of Fluff’s Shearling Hat marketed as stylish and snug, but it’s probably the best thing on this list for the environmentally-conscientious shopper.
While coming in various bright and fun colors, and possessing both the look and feel of fur, the hat is actually made out of 100 percent recycled post-consumer plastic. Not only that, but it’s durable too, able to be machine-washed without worry. Hat’s off to House of Fluff for having thought of everything to bring us this great headgear!
If it’s not already apparent from the other items on this list then let’s be clear: Oprah Winfrey is a big foodie. It would seem Miss O appreciates any appliance that makes the cooking process easier. She’s particularly keen on this next one, a versatile blender called the Ninja Foodi Cold & Hot Cook.
This sweet piece of machinery has 12 programs so you can blend anything from vegetables to your favorite fruit smoothie. To make things easier, it’s available on Amazon, which will provide you your own Amazon tech support to help you out with any potential issues your blender may encounter — free of charge too!
In her description in O Magazine, Oprah writes, “I love anything that feels like a second skin,” and these pajamas seem to promise just that. Not only is its relaxed fit suitable for everybody looking to get comfortable for bed, but its breathable bamboo fabric feels as soft as can be. Moreover, it may even help to regulate temperature.
Even before the queen of the on-show giveaway listed this set of pajamas on her favorites list, Cozy Earth seemed to feel certain that its customers were going to like what they bought. Each set comes with a 10-year warranty and a full refund the first 100 nights after you order them. Talk about self-assured!
This jacket has gone viral almost as fast as the episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show when she gave a free car to everyone in the audience. The Orolay jacket has become an Amazon bestseller, and has over eight thousand reviews from customers who can’t seem to get enough of this thick and sleek winter coat.
The jacket comes in a variety of colors leaving you free to stylize to your heart’s content. But perhaps the best part? If you were expecting that a jacket this fashionable and comfortable-looking would break the bank, think again. As Oprah states on her website, at $149.99, it’s far less expensive than it looks.
If you’re tired of trying to untangle all those electronics cables, it might be time to consider getting the next item on Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things List, The Courant Catch:2 Multi-Device Wireless Charger. This charger has been improved upon in a way that will hopefully cause electronics enthusiasts to rejoice. With five overlapping coils inside its frame, the Courant Catch:2 aims to eliminate any “dead zones” on its surface.
Not only is this Oprah Winfrey favorite sleek and modern, it works with nearly any type of device, be it iPhone, Android, AirPod, and many more. On top of everything else, it’s manufactured to be extra durable by being overlaid with authentic Italian leather, meaning your wireless charger is promised to last much longer even after daily use.
Most travelers would agree that it’s important to have the right carry-on suitcase that can be adapted for both long flights or quick airborne adventures. The CALPAK Luka Carry-On luggage case seems to be just the right fit. But don’t take our word for it, trust the billionaire entrepreneur recommending it.
The bag is exactly how a carry-on bag should be. It’s light and easy to carry with you, and you can stick it in the overhead bins likely without straining your shoulders. Additionally, its flexible material allows for travelers to stuff it with those few extra items that you might’ve had to leave behind otherwise.
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Okay, we know what you’re thinking. Sure, it lights up — but what could be so special about a mirror that it would cost nearly two hundred dollars? Ladies and gentlemen, meet the next item on Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things List: the Glamcor Riki Skinny Lighted Mirror.
The mirror comes with built-in lights around the frame so you never have to worry about missing a spot on your face. It also comes with the perfect feature for, as Oprah states, “that Gen Z-er in you or in your life.” The Glamcor mirror is both selfie capable and Bluetooth available, meaning you can keep your hands free while you capture just how darn good you look.
Heather Ford’s team takes extra care with every one of their bracelets so that they can be worn alone or stacked on top of each other. With each one handcrafted in Dallas, Texas, these bracelets make a fierce fashion statement. Check your closet — how many items do you have that are either handcrafted or made in America, much less both?
The semi-precious stones that are used in the making of these bracelets are as varied as they are beautiful. Whether you want the lovely ruby red bracelets made of coral, or a shining purple vitrail bracelet, these lovely pieces have more than earned their place in Winfrey’s heart, and on her wrists.
According to their website, the Lady & Larder company was started one week before New Year’s Eve, when two sisters made it their New Year’s resolution to share their love and passion for meat and cheese with the world. That savory dream found its way to the plate of Oprah Winfrey, becoming one of her 2019 favorites.
Everything about this charcuterie board is one hundred percent American-made. Not only the delicious meats, cheeses, nuts, and spreads that come with each order, but even the wooden spoons, spreaders, and boards were all made in the USA. All this combines to make your next hangout a truly mouth-watering affair.
When Sarah Jessica Parker showed up on The Oprah Winfrey Show sporting her new customized bag, Oprah Winfrey was visibly blown away. She was so impressed with the actress’ product that she added it to her favorites list for 2019. As Parker pulled item after item out of the convertible bag, Oprah was surprised by just how much can fit inside this seemingly small piece of luggage.
Not only functional for work or travel, the bag can truly work on its own as a fashion statement, depending on how the owner wears it. While on the show, SJP kept the excitement going by modeling five different ways to wear this stylish backpack.
Dubbed by Oprah the “Swiss Army knife of neck and back massagers,” this nifty little device has more than earned its spot on Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things List. You can forget expensive appointments or long drives to the masseuse’s office. The Magic Hands has promised the world a professional quality massage for the back, shoulders, and neck.
According to the company itself, they have installed four life-like nodes in the massager. These nodes work in synchronization within the device to recreate the feeling of having a pro massaging you with a set of experienced hands. For someone who works as hard as Oprah, it’s no wonder why she was so excited about this.
NEXT: These next items from Oprah’s Favorite Things List are surprisingly practical.
An excellent way to keep your feet warm according to its many positive reviews on Amazon, it seems the only problem for Oprah is that these weren’t around sooner during her Chicago years. These boots strive to act as a product that’s both warm and fashionable so wearers can wear them on any occasion, whether that be work or for a late night casual dinner with friends.
The boots are described by Oprah as “part sneaker, part down coat,” meaning that they combine comfort while also being waterproof. Additionally, their microfleece interior lining and cushioning EVA footbed runs the risk of you potentially never wanting to take them off.
Looking for music that’s going to last your whole workout? How about an entire marathon? Look no further, because Oprah Winfrey’s got us covered. Added to her list was Beats by Dre, one of the most popular brands of headphones, and their new model, Powerbeats Pro.
The Powerbeats Pro is awesome in several ways. First off, it has a nine-hour battery life, so you know your workout buddy is gonna be with you ’til the end. They’re Bluetooth-accessible, waterproof, and sweat-resistant as well, so no need to worry about them suddenly fizzling out or getting tangled up while you’re doing your favorite workout.
It’s a well-known fact that Athletic Propulsion Labs is an Oprah Winfrey favorite. Last year, their APL TechLoom Bliss slide-on tennis shoes made it onto Oprah’s Favorite Things List. This year, their newer brand is featured, the TechLoom Chelsea Sneakers. The shoe combines style with comfort, which is achieved with the help of its textured knit.
Even Oprah, who already owns a few pairs of this brand’s shoes, could hardly contain her excitement when she first tried them on, later describing them as so: “The first time I saw these, I put them on and refused to take them off. With ‘sock like construction’ and supportive insoles, they’re a stylish podiatrist’s dream.”
Anybody who has ever messed up trying to make that perfect cocktail will appreciate this one. The Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine helps make concocting a cocktail as simple as making coffee using a Keurig. The machine comes with capsules containing fresh juices and mixers. From there, you just select your desired strength, and voilà!
The machine is perfect for the more adventurous cocktail sampler as well. Bartesian is using trained mixologists to help devise more cocktails, often by season or by holiday. We’ll wait until you try a few of these creations before thanking our favorite show host for her recommendation.
NEXT: We’re glad some of the items on Oprah’s Favorite Things List are truly practical.
Natural disasters can occur at the most unexpected of times, and Oprah doesn’t seem to want people to be caught in the middle of one unprepared. Rather than having to do hours of research or listen to some of the so-called “experts,” the Prepster Emergency Backpack has everything ready for you to deal with the situation properly.
Coming in a bag compact enough to sit anywhere in your house or place of business, the bag holds plenty of supplies. With equipment like a pop-up tube tent, bandages, a USB charger, rope, duct tape, water, and even freeze-dried ice cream, it could be your best friend in a tight spot.
Oprah stands firmly behind this well-crafted set of kitchen essentials, saying, “You don’t need to understand the technology behind these easy-to-clean pans to be down with their supreme nonstickness, which allows you to braise and brown using minimal butter or oil. Healthier home cooking? So hot.”
Starting to sound pretty good already? It gets even better — these pans are designed to be metal-safe, dishwasher-safe, and even good to go for a nice bake in the oven. So next time, before you put on your chef’s hat, grab a few of these pans. They’re certain to help you impress even the pickiest dinner guest.
Whether you’re trying to make a delicious grilled cheese sandwich, some juicy burgers, or to start your day off with a few breakfast pancakes, Oprah’s got you covered. The Wolf Gourmet Stainless Steel Electric Griddle is one of the more expensive items on Oprah’s 2019 List of Favorite Things, but that’s only because it has the potential to solve a lot of your kitchen needs.
The Wolf Griddle’s 204-square inch surface is marketed as being able to cook anything from a small, fresh, at-home meal, to large dishes fit for the whole family. No need to worry about dishes not cooking evenly either. The aluminum non-stick surface promises that everything cooks at the same temperature.
Be careful purchasing this next one from Oprah’s list! You might begin canceling coffee dates with friends. Don’t believe us? Check out this quote by one Amazon reviewer in particular, “I’m not a coffee snob by any means but I think I am after trying the coffee this machine makes [me]… feel like I have tasted coffee for the first time.”
Many others on Amazon consider this coffee maker to be a great low-cost alternative to some of the other brands out there. Oprah herself said, “Fancy lattes made at home are totally doable thanks to this elite machine. The all-in-one barista can grind beans, froth milk, and even brew java at a lower temp for iced coffee with zero wateriness.”
The most expensive item on Oprah’s 2019 list, the Flywheel Home Exercise Bike promises to deliver the feeling of being in a professional studio class without having to worry about crowds or someone stealing your bike when you’re not looking.
Not only does Oprah claim to be a big fan of this exercise bike, which streams both pre-recorded and live classes right to your home entertainment system, but a community of half a million people also seem to love it too. Highly-rated on Amazon, and with a one-year warranty and free two-month subscription, this bike might be the perfect thing to use to start off the new year.
Sources: Oprah Mag, Amazon, Lady and Larder