Letter From The Editor

We are women of standards, values and high expectations. We put our best designer-shoed foot forward every day, and in everything we do, we demand the highest quality. When working to achieve “the good life” the thought of merely surviving is not an option. But what of those who are battling illness – where the [...]

Cover Story

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Awareness By Wiles Magazine   October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this year, we are celebrating 25 years of Awareness, Education, and Empowerment. Please click on the Breast Cancer ribbon below and reflect on some of the victims, the survivors, and the advocates who continue the fight.    

MACY’S PASSPORT PRESENTS GLAMORAMA

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ARTRAGEOUS By Wiles Magazine Downtown Los Angeles was absolutely ARTrageous on September 23, as the 29th annual Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama Fashion Extravaganza took center stage.  The event, which also wows audiences in Minneapolis, Chicago and San Francisco, brings together musical performances, fall fashion, designers, dancers, celebrities, and the most glam after party in town [...]

Mr. Right

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Since diseases like breast and ovarian cancer primarily impact women, it’s rare and extraordinary to find men engaged in the struggle to fight them.  This month’s Mr. Right feature is dedicated to 3 men who have been on the front lines of the movement to raise awareness and find a cure to eradicate both of [...]

Socialite Spotlight: Daina Falk

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Daina Falk is expert of food—both eating it and cooking it.  A skilled cook and nutrition aficionado, she also enjoys the occasional indulgence, particularly when it comes to learning about cultures through their cuisine.   Daina is currently launching her own brand called The Hungry Fan and a television show of the same name in which [...]

What He Wants

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The Keys to Sharing Space By Tripp   There are many steps to take when you get into a relationship. The first date. The first kiss. Meeting the friends. Meeting the parents. Then, when things get more serious, you may choose to live together. If you’ve lived with another person before, then you know the [...]

A Belle In Brooklyn By Demetria Lucas

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The Go-to Girl for Advice on Living Your Best Single Life Review by Teryl Warren At a time when single women – particularly single Black women – are being inundated with statistics that indicate dire dating straits, author Demetria Lucas shares with her reader, a stat that may be less sensational, but is equally worthy [...]

Purse Strings

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FOUNDATION FOR LIVING BEAUTY INTERVIEW WITH AMIE PETERSEN   In a world where tremendous importance is placed on a woman’s outer appearance, the devastating physical effects of illness or trauma often adds an emotional layer of suffering that impedes the overall recovery process. As a professional in the beauty and entertainment industries for more than [...]

Well Said

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Tips for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction:   Choose safe cosmetics free of toxic chemicals. Read the label to avoid synthetic ingredients. Top cosmetics to avoid: •  anti-aging creams with lactic acid, glycolic, AHA and BHA acids •  hair dyes •  liquid hand soaps with triclosan/triclocarban •  nail polish and removers with formaldehyde, DBP or toluene [...]

Downtime

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REJUVENATION NATION:  PALM SPRINGS BY FRANCESCA MERCED Just over 100 miles east of Los Angeles is one of my favorite destinations on the planet: Palm Springs.  During the hot summer months, temperatures regularly soar into 110’s in this quiet resort community– which makes for delightful nighttime swimming. (Imagine having your own 10-foot deep outdoor bathtub!) [...]