1. Just because The Oprah Winfrey Show ended doesn’t mean the OWN head honcho shut down her Favorite Things list for good. After a two-year break, Oprah Winfrey’s coveted catalog of giveaway gifts is in full effect and we all have a chance to win—just pick up O’s December issue, on newsstands today! According to her website, she “tasted, touched, sniffed and snuggled” her way through hundreds of products—including Michael Kors studded high tops sneakers, a Tom Ford lipstick set, and blue velvet cake. (Daily Mail)

2. Also in time for the holiday shopping season, supreme supermodel Iman is introducing a collection of six BB creams — the skin-care/makeup hybrids — to her Iman Cosmetics line. They are specifically formulated to seamlessly match her own complexion as well as 35 other skin tones. “I said if I can’t find one to match me then there’s a problem because I’m really in the middle. But I couldn’t [find one],” she told WWD. (NY Mag)

 3. One more day, Clutch ladies! Voting is not only your right, it’s chic, too. We don’t know if celebrities make that much of a difference in voter turnouts, but it’s nice to see familiar faces like Alicia Keys, La La Anthony, Michael Ealy, Chanel Iman and Vivica A. Fox who have been popping up to surprise early voters around the country. (The YBF)

4. When he’s not play peek-a-boo with baby Blue Ivy, opening his (partly-owned) stadium, or performing for his friend President Barack Obama (as he is tonight in Ohio), Jay-Z can be found shaking up the food-show paradigm. British fashion model Jourdan Dunn is slated to host her own cooking show, “Well Dunn with Jourdan Dunn,” on the mogul’s new YouTube channel Life + Times, which launched October 6. (Vogue UK)

5. Want a peek at the items that beauty guru Pat McGrath adores? She reveals her favorite gadgets, what she packs in her beauty travel bag, and the products that keep her feeling refreshed. (T Magazine)

Bonus: Recovery from Hurricane Sandy is far from over. With the death toll still rising and devastation from the storm that ravaged the Northeast coast continuing surface, it’s obvious that it will be a while before things are back to normal. Whether you’re in the New York City area or not, we can all pitch in to help those who’ve lost their homes and possessions. Refinery 29 has six ways you can do your part today. (Refinery 29)
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