From the Archives: Oprah Winfrey in Vogue (1998)
Photographed By Steven Meisel
READY FOR HER CLOSE-UPWearing a black corset dress under a golden brocade kimono, both by Dolce & Gabbana.
PROFILE OF GREATNESS “What I have decided,” a forward-looking Oprah says, “is that with fame, notoriety, credibility—if you can’t have the courage to stand up and speak out for what you truly believe in, then it means nothing.”
Strapless scarlet-silk bustier by Giorgio Armani. Cross and chain by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.
BELOVED WOMENFrom left: Kimberly Elise in an Isaac Mizrahi dress, Oprah in Valentino Couture corset and long skirt with fringe, and Thandie Newton in Isaac Mizrahi.
Silk halter and long skirt by Giorgio Armani. Earrings and bracelet by Fred Leighton New York.