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2012 May : Wiles Magazine

Cover Story: Holly Robinson Peete

Every hour of every day, working moms everywhere engage in the never-ending odyssey of balancing their demanding lives on the job, with their even more demanding lives at home. In a world full of pressures, deadlines and obligations, how do they manage to keep it all together? In Hollywood, there are few, if any, working […]

I GOT IT FROM MY MAMA!

Have you ever heard that expression “Like mother, like daughter?” Well, some mothers and daughters are definitely proof that beauty and talent are, in fact, sometimes in the genes.  Please join us in celebrating mothers and daughters throughout the month of May – beginning with this shout-out to some of our favorite celebrity moms and […]

PURSE STRINGS

PEACE FOR KIDS   Did you know that there are currently 30,000 children in the foster care system in Los Angeles County, alone?  When a child is uprooted from the only home he or she has ever known, the psychological effects can be damaging and, in many cases, permanent. In recognition of National Foster Care […]

FASHION & BEAUTY

LIVE FROM MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK AUSTRALIA!   Wiles Magazine first met and fell in love with make-up maestro Napoleon Perdis at LA Fashion Week.  Check out the gorgeous looks Napoleon Perdis and his creative team produced at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia for Carl Kapp, Christopher Esber and Akira. Their statement-making looks ranged from […]

WHAT HE WANTS

MOMMY MATERIAL By Drew Allen Ladies, have you ever felt like dating was a lot like one big job interview?  Well, if you have, you’re not far off. From the moment we meet you – we’re checking out your qualifications. Based on your experience, your potential and the skills you bring to the table, we […]

HERB RITTS: LA STYLE

During the 1980’s and 1990’s, Los Angeles–based photographer Herb Ritts revolutionized fashion photography.  Throughout his career, Ritts’ bold contrasts, creative use of the L.A. landscape and his seamless blend of art and culture in black and white still photography distinguished him as one of the greatest photographers to ever pick up a camera. Music video […]

HEALTH &WELLNESS: PRECONCEPTION CARE

What to Expect Before You’re Expecting… From Wiles and the CDC!   Did you know that about 10 % of women (6.1 million) in the United States ages 15–44 years have difficulty getting pregnant or staying pregnant? In our 20’s, many of us are more interested in birth control and STD prevention than we are […]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: CONYA DOSS

Fans of indie soul are well-acquainted with vocalist Conya Doss.  Doss is currently prepping the release of her sixth studio album A Pocketful of Purpose, an 11-song compilation with the single “Don’t Change” that recently debuted on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Charts. Over the past decade Conya has received rave reviews for her first five […]

G.O.A.T.: MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS

THE MOST DYNAMIC DUO OF ALL TIME? By Marc Alexander The mother-daughter relationship is one of the most unique in the world. A woman’s mother is typically her first and most powerful influence. In times past, this stability of this relationship was essential in maintaining society’s structure and order. A daughter was expected to literally […]

Main Course: TRES LECHES CAKE

PASTEL DE TRES LECHES  “Pastel de tres leches” literally means “three milk cake” and is a favored dessert to enjoy during special times of celebration.  I can think of no better time to prepare it than in honor of Mother’s day. The blending of the three milks with the spongy cake makes this recipe as […]