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Oprah’s Favorite Things 2019 The List is OUT!!
Oprah’s Favorite Things 2019 List has been released and it’s just as amazing as you can imagine!! Every year, I wait patiently for her list of Christmas gift ideas to come out and I’m so excited to share that it’s finally here!
As you probably know, I’m a huge Oprah fan. I’m a proud O Magazine Insider which has made this event even more exciting for me to watch each year.
I mean Oprah excellent taste in everything from books to recipes and everything in between, so I’m definitely taking her advice when it comes to favorite gift picks and I usually end up putting at least a few of her favorites on my own personal wish list each year!
And PINCH ME… because I JUST returned home from Oprah’s Favorite Things 2019 in NYC and it was O-mazing to say the least!!
This year, they honored Veterans and their family member by seating them in the first few rows and spoiling them rotten with ALL of the things that they revealed at the event.
I attended the event as the recipient of the Teamwork O-ward which is an award voted on by my fellow #OMagInsiders and considering the amazingly talented and wonderful women in this group, it was truly an honor!
My VERY favorite picks from Oprah’s List?
Now that I’ve seen a lot of these items, I’m excited to share with you the ones that stood out to me:
Intelex Cozy Body Slippers
Probably one of my very favorite things are these Intelex Cozy Body Slippers because they are brilliant (you heat them in the microwave) super soft and I love the price point. Great gift for so many people on your list.
Peepers by PeeperSpecs
I can’t live without my readers, so I was thrilled to finally find a cute pair! Oprah shared her favorite brand and they have SO many cute styles! Peepers by PeeperSpecs come in different colors and magnification and I love the price point of these as well! I can’t spend too much on glasses as I’m pretty hard on them. And by hard on them, I mean I lose them. A lot.
Lands’ End Family Pajamas
I’m a HUGE Lands’ End fan! In fact, the dress I wore to the event is from Lands’ End and it’s one of my favorites, so comfy! These Lands’ End Family Pajamas are beyond cozy and what a fun family gift, right?
Jewelchic by House Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle
I’ve you’ve been looking for the perfect water bottle, this just might be it! The Jewelchic by House Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle has a great price point (plus it’s currently got a 20% off coupon) and even more exciting is that these bottles were designed in Australia by Megan Castran a.k.a @Jewelchic. All the designer proceeds donated to Tererai Trent International, an educational charity committed to breaking the cycle of poverty for young girls in rural Zimbabwe. I love a product with a give back and clearly Oprah does too!
The Everything Travel Blanket
I travel a LOT and the one thing that I always wish I had was a blanket. Even if the airline does have one to offer you, they are thin and more like a huge napkin than a blanket. Meet The Everything Travel Blanket … a brilliantly designed travel accessory that would make a fantastic gift for anyone with a love of travel adventure!
Orolay Women’s Thickened Down Jacket
This item went DIRECTLY onto my wish list. I’m so in love with this coat! They call it a jacket, but I’ve seen it in person and this is a coat. A comfy, cozy AMAZING coat! My favorite part? The down jacket is both light and warm-keeping. With the unprecedented light cutting, you will also be able to stay fashionable in the cold winter. This is a fantastic item, and if you live in a cold weather climate, this Orolay Women’s Thickened Down Jacket might be the perfect winter necessity!
Louis Sherry Nutcracker Tin with Sea Salt Caramel Truffles
If you’ve got a sweet tooth, or are buying for someone that does, I can attest to the fact that these Louis Sherry Nutcracker Tins with Sea Salt Caramel Truffles are amazing. What a wonderful gift to send
Maya J Eternity Rings
I have one of these Maya J Eternity Rings and I absolutely LOVE it! They are so pretty and I really like that this is a very nice gift that doesn’t break the bank. They feature 14k white gold rhodium-plated over brass a ring adorned with a rich and vibrant pallet of gemstones. Truly beautiful.
Where to Find Oprah’s Picks
You can browse the entire 2019 Oprah’s Favorite Things list here, but here’s a peek at some of my favorites and you’ll be excited to see that some of them even include shopping codes for additional discounts:
SO many wonderful options and ideas for all of the people on your list and I always love and appreciate the wide range of prices.
SO many fun gift ideas on this list, right?? Something for everyone, all hand selected by Oprah herself!
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When it comes to Oprah, I’ll take her advice on most things. You might remember that I interviewed her a couple of years ago during the premiere of A Wrinkle in Time and during our interview she gave me some of the most simple and best advice that I’ve ever received and I still think about it to this day, almost every time I have my photo taken. You’ll have to read my interview with Oprah to find out just exactly what advice she gave me.
As you know, I love love LOVE sharing great brands and products, and I especially love finding great deals on said things. But even more, I love sharing just the right gift with my favorite people and I think that’s why I’ve always been so fascinated with Oprah’s gift picks and over the years they have inspired me to put more thought into the gifts that I give other people.
And don’t forget to look into Oprah’s 2020 Your Life In Focus Vision Tour schedule, that’s guaranteed to be an amazing opportunity to be moved and inspired by Oprah herself. I’ve attended several events where I had the opportunity to hear her speak and I’m telling you, if you get the chance, take it!
Here’s one of my favorite Oprah memories, watching her speak at the Dedication Ceremony of the Holland Nieuw Statendam Ship as the ship’s Godmother:
How to get YOUR product on Oprah’s Favorite Things List
I get asked this a LOT! How can I get my product on Oprah’s Favorite Things List? How does Oprah choose the items for her favorite things list? How do I submit my brand for Oprah’s favorite things?
The truth is: I have no clue. Well. I kind of do. I know that you won’t get picked by sending in your product. In fact, I think that might be a waste of time. From what I’ve heard, and what I can tell – this list is truly a list of favorite things that have been curated over the past year (maybe more) by Oprah and her team.
Most products on Oprah’s Favorite Things list are on Amazon
Things I do know. Most products on Oprah’s Favorite Things list are on Amazon. So if your product and brand isn’t yet on Amazon, that might be a good start.
I also talked to many of the product creators who met the O Magazine PR team at trade shows. I think they truly get out an hit the streets looking for new and innovative products that make great gift ideas. As you might notice, quite often Oprah and her team introduces us to products we haven’t yet seen. The NY Now Trade Show is just one of many that I’ve heard of people getting their first exposure to the Oprah marketing team.
How to products get picks for Oprah’s Favorite Things
I do believe that the hype behind getting on the Oprah’s Favorite Things list is real. There is no doubt in my mind, getting on this list can elevate your brand to new height. The tricky part is, most items on the list get there quite organically so the best thing you can do is to put in the work and time to make a quality brand with quality marketing efforts and solid branding. These include things like a sharp looking website and buttoned up social media accounts.
Most of all, I wish you great success in getting your product on Oprah’s Favorite Things list, how cool would that be!? If you have a great product, feel free to leave a link to it in the comments. Who knows, maybe someone from Oprah’s team will see it!
The creative and frugal mind behind She Saved for almost 12 years now, Keri Lyn shares her adventures in parenting along with her love for family travel, country living and brand marketing. A self-proclaimed “brand loyalist”, Keri Lyn is known for her strong and enthusiastic voice when it comes to the products and brands that she loves. Passionate about family and the challenge of raising good humans (through the teen years, no less!) Keri Lyn has also served as a brand ambassador to many brands including her time as a Hilton Mom Voyage travel writer and currently an O Mag Insider for O, The Oprah Magazine and the 2019 recipient the O-verall Contribution O-ward.