MR. RIGHT: SEAN SMITH

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MR. RIGHT: SEAN SMITH By Teryl Warren “Life is not a spectator sport. If you’re going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion, you’re wasting your life.” – Jackie Robinson In cities and suburbs all across the United States, fans of America’s game are getting the [...]

GIRL SCOUTS SALUTE!

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Girl Scout Salute! By Alyssa Schroer As part of our month-long celebration of iconic women in history, Wiles is proud to salute the Girls Scouts of the USA for nurturing and producing generations of female leaders for more than 100 years. You know all about the cookies, but here are few facts you may not [...]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH SALUTE By Nana Fordjour Harvard historian Carter G. Woodson and Minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), which studies and promotes achievements made by African Americans. In 1926, they developed the “Negro History Week” to celebrate African Americans’ accomplishments on the second week [...]

FEB COVER STORY: MISS UNIVERSE

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COVER STORY: PAULINA VEGA, MISS UNIVERSE 2014 By Teryl Warren Somewhere in New York, a beautiful young woman is adjusting to a new job, a new life and some extremely cold winter weather. She is elegant, she is confident and she is Miss Universe 2014. On January 25, 2015, Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe [...]

BE HER VALENTINE

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What Women Secretly Want for Valentine’s Day John Adams, Napoleon Bonaparte and Ronald Reagan are among the rare men who instinctively knew how powerful handwritten love letters could be. Now self-described hopeless romantic Cherie Turlington wants to encourage today’s men to be a hero to their wives or girlfriends by giving them handwritten love letters [...]

NO GUAC,NO GAME

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NO GUAC,NO GAME Mario and Courtney Lopez Celebrate Football Playoffs by Partnering with Avocados From Mexico in “No Guac, No Game” Host of the Emmy-award winning TV show “EXTRA,” actor and best-selling author Mario Lopez and his wife, Courtney, have partnered with Avocados From Mexico (AFM) in “No Guac, No Game,” a communications program to [...]

HIS GUIDE TO SHOPPING FOR HER

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HIS GUIDE TO SHOPPING FOR HER 2014 every December 26th, in shopping malls and boutiques everywhere, disappointed women line up in front of cash registers cradling a Christmas gift in one hand and a gift receipt in the other. Imagine a world where holiday presents were never returned because the gift-giver got it right the [...]

A MARTHA STEWART HOLIDAY

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MARTHA STEWART’S ULTIMATE TIPS For a Festive Holiday Season For almost three decades, consumers have turned to Martha Stewart as the ultimate holiday expert. Each year Martha Stewart offers practical, instructional videos and how-to books, and inspirational ideas, tips, and strategies for gift-wrapping, tree-trimming, seasonal recipes and menus, and more on the pages of Martha Stewart [...]

TRIBUTE: OSCAR DE LA RENTA

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TRIBUTE: OSCAR DE LA RENTA July 22,1932-October 20, 2014 By Erika Fischer On October 20,2014, the fashion world and fashion lovers from all over the world mourned the passing of legendary designer Oscar de la Renta. Born in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, he he was trained by Cristóbal Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo. De la Renta [...]

OCT COVER STORY: OMAR MILLER

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COVER STORY: OMAR BENSON MILLER By Teryl Warren When Omar Miller walks into a room, people notice. But it’s not simply his larger-than-life presence and to-die-for dimples that warrant the attention. His imposing 6’6” frame is totally eclipsed by his intelligence, charm and ability to engage over everything from documentaries, to social media apps and [...]