FIRST LADIES OF LA

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The First Ladies of LA By Teryl Warren For many who grew up in the church, First Ladies have typically held a place of honor, glamour and mystique.  But, to the surprise of many, First Ladies are far more than elaborate hat-wearing showpieces. They, like the men of God they’ve married, are leaders, role models [...]

Wiles Women Dress for Success!

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On Sunday October 6, Wiles Magazine once again partnered with premier women’s clothing retailer ANN TAYLOR and international beauty brand THE BODY SHOP for our 2nd annual “Dress for Success Wiles Style Workshop!”  Designed to help women in the workplace put their best foot forward, “Dress for Success” is a fun, interactive and informative workshop [...]

What He Wants: Healthy Relatonships

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What He Wants: A Healthy Woman By Marc Alexander Everybody wants a “healthy” relationship. “Healthy” sounds rich, satisfying and oh-so-fulfilling. It sounds Cliff and Claire Huxtable-ish. It sounds solid and everlasting. How do you get and keep a healthy relationship if you’re not sure you are healthy yourself? Healthy – what is it? More specifically [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Across the Globe!

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Residents of the United States are well aware that the month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Campaigns from fundraisers to even the National Football League’s “A Crucial Catch” initiative have become regular occurrences stateside. But did you know that other nations also observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Hyderabad is the capital and the largest city in the southern India [...]

The Lost Warhols

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Set in the intimate space of Teddy’s of the Roosevelt Hotel, Andy Warhol’s name and vision continues to live on and inspire others. Photographer Karen Bystedt recently rocked the pop culture world with a stunning exhibit of images of Warhol that were previously thought to be lost. More than 30 years ago, Andy posed for [...]

Health & Wellness: Fall Into Tea

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FALL INTO TEA By Beverly Calero It’s that time of year, again: grab the scarves, sweaters, mittens and mufflers. The days are getting shorter and the nights are growing colder. As we search our grocery store aisles for hot chocolate and pumpkin anything to keep us warm, it’s easy to reach for calore-laden comfort drinks as [...]

Fall Fashion Fix: Skingraft

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By: Rebecca McQuigg Rigal Despite the fact that SoCal temperatures remain unseasonably warm well into the perennial indian summer months of September and October, the rules of fashion state that it’s never too early to start planning next season’s wardrobe.  It’s a good thing then, that fall fashion in LA has more to do with [...]

LONDON FASHION WEEK

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Photos courtesy of Catwalking.com This September, London Fashion Week featured 58 catwalk shows and 15 style presentations in 5 days Over 120 UK and international emerging and established, ready-to-wear and accessory designers exhibited in The Designer Showrooms at London Fashion Week. Industry giants like  Manolo Blahnik and Smythson joined the official schedule for the first [...]