AWARENESS: WORLD AIDS DAY

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Each December first, the world recognizes World AIDS Day – a day to remember and support friends and family living with HIV/AIDS. Nearly 40 years after cases first emerged, HIV/AIDS is still one of the significant public health issues in the world. It is imperative for everyone – regardless of race or creed – to know [...]

GAMEFACE: MONDAY NIGHT MAKOVERS

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Join WILES MAGAZINE for the sexiest Monday Night Football experience in town! Munch on tasty appetizers and drinks while you watch a match-up between the CHICAGO BEARS and the DALLAS COWBOYS! (Fans are encouraged to rock their team regalia!) Commercial break contests will help you expand your knowledge of the game & on-site makeovers will [...]

Down Time: Thanksgiving Pilgrim Style

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Looking for last-minute ideas for Thanksgiving? Why not celebrate pilgrim style! Just a quick jaunt from Boston Logan Airport, Plymouth,MA is the site where, according to the history books, the first Thanksgiving feast was observed.  Known as “America’s Hometown,” Plymouth was founded in 1620 by the Pilgrims – the passengers of the famous ship the Mayflower – [...]

GENTLEMEN PREFER HOBBIES?

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SURVEY REVEALS MILLIONAIRE MEN MORE LIKELY TO CONTACT WOMEN ONLINE WITH HOBBIES AND INTERESTS Shopping for a millionaire boyfriend this Cyber Monday? You may want to get a life, first. Courtesy of corrections.com They’re wealthy, wildly successful, own two vacation homes and have an advanced career. It seems that there would be an endless source of [...]

SINGLE LADY: LISARAYE MCCOY

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In an industry that seems to be constantly looking for “the next big thing,” sustaining longevity and relevance is difficult, if not impossible. But that’s exactly what actress/entrepreneur and humanitarian LisaRaye McCoy has managed to do.  From films and scripted series to music videos and reality television, LisaRaye has captivated both male and female fans since she [...]

WHAT HE WANTS: STYLE

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 Style- Does it Matter? By Marc Alexander “Fashion changes, but style endures.” ― Coco Chanel Style what is it? Who has it? Who is stylish? Style is more than clothes or fashion, though that is part of it. Style is the way you do the things you do. The way you respond to people and the [...]

RESTORATION: LA

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RESTORATION: LA By Briget Boyd I recently had the privilege of participating in Mayor Garcetti’s town hall meetings shortly after his victory in LA’s 2013 mayoral election. In his efforts to set forth an inclusive city government, the mayor asked for participants to identify three areas in which they not only recognized problems, but offered [...]

Donald Lawrence Saves Best for Last

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 DONALD LAWRENCE SAVES THE BEST FOR LAST Grammy® Award-winning Gospel superstar, songwriter and producer Donald Lawrence has created another illuminating song of spiritual reflection with the new release of “Best for Last,” as the second radio single from his #1 20th anniversary album, 20 Year Celebration Volume I: Best for Last(QuietWater Entertainment/Entertainment One Music). Following [...]

Fashion House Grand Opening!

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Wiles was in the house – the fashion house, that is – when For the Stars Fashion House hosted its star-studded red carpet the grand opening last month! In collaboration with Mannor House LA, the exclusive boutique features couture costumes and designs worn by celebrities like Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry. The creativity and [...]

The Culture of Fashion

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THE CULTURE OF FASHION By Drew Dorsey  Much like art, film and literature, fashion is a snapshot of a society’s times and culture. When culturally inspired adornments find their way into mainstream fashion trends, the end result transcends style and personal taste.  Not only is this cultural fashion infusion a reflection of the beauty that [...]