Celebrity November Covers '94 - '09 By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on November 23, 2009 @ 12:20PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos November Covers '94 - '09 01 of 16 November 1994 WHO Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 33WHY The Seinfeld actress was starring in the movie North.NOTABLE QUOTE "Work, believe me, is important. I consider myself an aggressive actor, but I'm not like I was. It's just not as important since I had Henry. I love my job, I find it creatively fulfilling, but it's just show business." 02 of 16 November 1995 WHO Sigourney Weaver, 46WHY The actress was starring in Snow White in the Black Forest and Copycat.NOTABLE QUOTE "To me what's most important comes from here, the home, from school activities, throwing together dinner for friend, all this daily stuff-I think that's the sweetness of life." 03 of 16 November 1996 WHO Barbra Streisand, 54WHY The accomplished actress was starring in The Mirror Has Two Faces.NOTABLE QUOTE "My greatest achievement," said Streisand of her son Jason. 04 of 16 November 1997 WHO Kirstie Alley, 42WHY Alley was appearing in five films and her hit TV show Veronica's Closet.WEARING A La Perla slip, a Ralph Lauren Collection sweater and a Ballantyne cashmere wrap.NOTABLE QUOTE "It's been a busy year, but I don't do well with leisure time. It doesn't become me. Cooking for 20 people is my idea of leisure time, you know?" 05 of 16 November 1998 WHO Oprah Winfrey, 44WHY The talk show host produced and starred in the film Beloved.WEARING A Ralph Lauren dress and a Rebecca Moses wrapNOTABLE QUOTE "As a celebrity you can make the decision to cut yourself away from the world or be a part of it. I choose to be a part of it. Big time." 06 of 16 November 1999 WHO Antonio Banderas, 39, and Melanie Griffith, 42WHY The actress was starring in Another Day in Paradise, Celebrity and Lolita.WEARING A Badgley Mischka dress on Melanie; a Hugo Boss T-shirt on Antonio.NOTABLE QUOTE "I'm happier now than I've ever been," said Griffith. 07 of 16 November 2000 WHO Helen Hunt, 37WHY The Oscar winner was starring in Pay It Forward, Cast Away and What Women Want.WEARING A Carolina Herrera dressNOTABLE QUOTE "The only time I've moved forward in my career is when I had the courage to say no to things that were safe or that I'd done before, in order to create a space for something new to enter." 08 of 16 November 2001 WHO Cate Blanchett, 32WHY The actress was starring in Bandits, Lord of the Rings, The Shipping News, Charlotte Gray and Heaven.WEARING A Vera Wang dress and S.J. Phillips jewelryNOTABLE QUOTE "It's human to want to avoid pain and to desire success and happiness for your offspring, but part of one's experience as a human being is pain and you can't avoid it. If you spend your life running from it, you end up not taking risks." 09 of 16 November 2002 WHO Faith Hill, 35WHY The songstress was promoting her new album Cry.WEARING A Tom Ford for Gucci blouse and skirt and a Van Cleef amp Arpels diamond ringNOTABLE QUOTE "The more success you have, the harder things get. Right now the pressures are enormous. I'm kind of scared how this record will be received. Is anybody going to get it?" 10 of 16 November 2003 WHO Gwyneth Paltrow, 31WHY The actress was starring in Sylvia Plath and World of Tomorrow.WEARING A Tom Ford for Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche outfitNOTABLE QUOTE "There are some people whose fame is proportional to their work life. I'm not like that. For some reason people seem interested in my life, no matter how much I try to hide." 11 of 16 November 2004 WHO Naomi Watts, 36WHY The actress was starring in I Heart Huckabees and King Kong.WEARING A Prada dress and a Fred Leighton broochNOTABLE QUOTE "There's this misconception about me that I'm dark and mysterious because I always play the woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Finally, I get to smile onscreen." 12 of 16 November 2005 WHO Kirsten Dunst, 23WHY The actress was starring in Elizabethtown, Marie Antoinette and Spiderman 2.WEARING A Lanvin dress and a 28 K necklaceNOTABLE QUOTE "What you choose in terms of movies is reflective of what's going on inside." 13 of 16 November 2006 WHO Lindsay Lohan, 20WHY The actress was starring in Georgia Rule.WEARING A Valentino dress and H. Stern earringsNOTABLE QUOTE "I learned to have a lot of responsibilities at a very young age, whether in my personal life at home with my family or simply having to be on set. I work longer hours than my friends' parents do." 14 of 16 November 2007 WHO Jessica Simpson, 27WHY The songstress-turned-actress was starring in Blonde Ambition and Major Movie Star.WEARING An Isaac Mizrahi dress and Coomi jewelryNOTABLE QUOTE "I wouldn't change my life for anything, because all these experiences have made me who I am." 15 of 16 November 2008 WHO Beyonce Knowles, 27WHY The Grammy winner was promoting her latest album and was starring in Cadillac Records and Obsessed.WEARING A Gucci dress and Ofira earringsNOTABLE QUOTE "I am happy right now and this album has a lot of love songs that talk about my emotions-me naked with my heart exposed." 16 of 16 November 2009 WHO Reese Witherspoon, 33WHY The actress is working on a movie in which she stars as a pro softball player opposite Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson.WEARING A DKNY dress, Brooks Brothers blazer and Sid Vintage necklacesNOTABLE QUOTE "I don't feel like I'm very guarded about what's happened in my life. We're all going through it."