Oprah's "Favorite Things" Adviser Shares His Own Style Secrets

Welcome to "My Life In Credits," a fun and informative fill-in-the-blank Q&A with our favorite people. Have some questions of your own for our fashion friends? Sound off in the comments. We'll be sure to get them on the ledger for the next round. For now, find out what O, The Oprah Magazine's creative director Adam Glassman is obsessing over right now.
HORPhoto: Courtesy of Hearst.
Advertisement
When Oprah entrusts you with leading the stylistic direction of her empire, you've got to be the real deal. And, that's Adam Glassman, the creative director of O, The Oprah Magazine. Not only does Glassman run the show at the glossy, but he's also the man responsible for advising Oprah on her "Favorite Things" list each year. So, you know he has good taste. Intrigued about what he calls his favorites? Click through to shop his must-buys (yes, most are unisex!) and get to know Adam a bit more. C'mon, if Oprah's friends with him…
candlePHOTO (LEFT TO RIGHT): COURTESY OF BARNEYS NEW YORK; THOM BROWNE.
I'm a professional…
Creative director: O, The Oprah Magazine.
My current social platform of choice...
Instagram/Twitter: @THEREALADAMSAYS.
Right now I am wearing...
Acne pants, Balenciaga shirt, Gucci sweater, Golden Goose sneakers, Bamford watch, and a Jawbone UP24 Sleep Tracker.
Advertisement
I wish I could say I was wearing...
Jeans and flip-flops.
I would be really comfortable if I was wearing...
Pajama pants and a cashmere sweater.
I am responding to this Q&A on an...
iPad.
The very last thing I bought was...
Cire Trudon Candle in Merida Guava is my favorite scent.
This past week I spent the most money on...
Groceries in the Trancas Market in Malibu.
Advertisement
Sneaker of choice...
Hard to choose — I have 53 pairs.
If the Smithsonian asked me to donate one item from my life, it would be...
My scarf collection.
beautyPHOTO (LEFT TO RIGHT): COURTESY OF NET-A-PORTER; BERGDORF GOODMAN.
It's Monday morning. You can only apply one cosmetic to your face, and it’s...
Colbert M.D. Illumino Face Oil.
Advertisement
It's Saturday night. You can only apply three cosmetics to your face and they’re...
Natura Bisse Diamond Ice Lift Mask, Colbert M.D. Illumino Face Oil, and mixed with Colbert M.D. Stimulate Serum.
Toothpaste...
Sensodyne.
Scent...
Don't wear.
Sunscreen...
Vbeauté for the face, Banana Boat Spray Oil 50 SPF for my body.
Advertisement
Clarisonic, no Clarisonic, or something else...
Nope. I use Tracie Martyn Enzyme Exfoliant.
Have you ever seen a kids' or men's product and wanted it for yourself?
Dr. Robin Sunscreen For Kids.
LL-BEANPHOTO: COURTESY OF L.L. BEAN.
The book on my nightstand is...
The Gifts of Imperfection.
The lamp that illuminates that book so I can read is...
Antique French alabaster.
Advertisement
I own this many pair of shoes...
Too many to state...it's embarrassing.
But, if I could only pack two pairs for a beach weekend, they would be these...
Two pairs of Reef flip-flops.
I love to brag that this item only cost this much...
I don't brag.
My secret shopping destination that no one can know about is...
Wouldn't be a secret if I told you.
The last gift I bought was...and for...
Tissue weight for me and a Me and Kashmiere scarf for Tory Johnson.
Advertisement
Favorite brand of T-shirt or sweatshirt...
James Perse.
My travel-bag game...
Burton wheelie and L.L. Bean camouflage tote.
Jewelry I never take off...
Not that it's jewelry, but my Jawbone UP24.
Jewelry I add on when I want to make an outfit...
Tito Pedrini Gold and Quartz cufflinks.
The item that I have had the longest in my closet, home, or life is...
Broken-in Wallabees by Clarks.
Advertisement

More from Shopping

Some trends are easy to dive into head-first: Give us all the athleisure in the world, and we're definitely not complaining. Because no matter how many ...
We first heard about Nike's plans to really, truly make the self-lacing sneakers from Back to the Future Part II a reality back in March, after the ...
This story was originally published on October 8, 2015. You can expect to see a certain set of characters at every Halloween party. Cher Horowitz is in ...
Flex dancing, a dance form characterized by rhythmic waving, gliding, and contorting of the body, is often thought of as a man’s world. But there are a few...
Kendall Jenner recently admitted that she's always either braless or in a bralette, and she's not the only one. Tons of women (regardless of chest size) ...
Velvet in fall is like florals in spring; we've seen it before, and chances are high that we'll see it again every single year hereafter. That being said, ...
Let's face it: When it comes to buying shoes, we (unfortunately) can't purchase the entire store in one go (but if you can and you got that $$$, shoutout ...
(Paid Content) Classic white Keds have been in my shoe rotation since I was a wee one. As a picky shopper early on, this simple and economical option was ...
The hunt for good-looking, affordable clothing (and accessories) can have you feeling like you're about to rip your hair out. Sure, you might happen across...
Get the skinny on your skivvies, right this way
People travel near and far to shop in New York City. And, why wouldn't they? It's practically the shopping mecca of North America. There are flagship ...
Butts: We all have them, and lately they've become a hot topic of conversation. Here at R29 HQ, we cherish derrieres of all shapes and sizes — and, we're ...
Once tights season rolls around in just a few short weeks, discussions about the quest for the perfect pair (affordable, comfortable, and rip-resistant, ...
It seems like Zara, the reigning champion of all things fast fashion, is taking notice of many shoppers' slowly but steadily developing buying habits. On ...