Aniston, who is a Streisand superfan, didn't need much convincing to dress up like one of her idols for the September issue of Harper's Bazaar.
In fact, San Fernando Valley-born Aniston, 41, who stars in the Aug. 20 movie release The Switch, was already intimately acquainted with the Brooklyn-born Oscar-, Grammy-, Emmy- and Tony-winning superstar, 68.
"[Barbra] was wonderful, and you could talk to her about anything," Aniston tells the magazine about meeting Streisand at a Hollywood party on New Year's Eve a few years ago. "So, I happened to be talking to her and Jim [Streisand's husband, actor James Brolin] when it struck midnight. They said, 'Excuse us,' kissed each other, and then, very politely, kissed me.' "
During her photo shoot at a Los Angeles theater, Aniston listened to Streisand's 1964 signature song, "People," and donned outfits inspired by the singer-actress's wardrobe in two of her bigger movie hits, Funny Girl and What’s Up, Doc?
Courtesy Harper's Bazaar
Naturally, Aniston's transformation could not be complete without Babs's signature talons. "The nails were like, 'There she is!' " says the Friends fashion plate. The resulting photos? Let’s just say they’re like buttah.