Marshall Partners Women’s Halston Heritage Boutique Event

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On September 18th Wiles attended Marshall Partners Women’s Event at the Halston Heritage Boutique located in one of Los Angeles’ premier shopping centers – the Beverly Center.   A night filled with smiling faces and clicking heels, the event offered a delightful blend of networking and retail therapy. Marshall Partners is an esteemed membership organization of University of [...]

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 [...]

ANTM TURNS 20!

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AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL TURNS 20! By Teryl Warren Super model turned super-mogul Tyra Banks recently celebrated cycle 20 of her hit reality show and Wiles was there to mark the occasion. Hosted at Hollywood hotspot the Supper Club, the night featured signature cocktails from Vita Coco, the VIPs of L.A.’s fashion scene and a [...]

DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: JOHANA HERNANDEZ

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JOHANA HERNANDEZ: FASHION STAR By Teryl Warren Fans of the NBC reality show “Fashion Star” with Jessica Simpson and Nicole Richie will recognize Johana Hernandez as one of the aspiring designers from the hit series’ season two.  Born in Compton, California, Hernandez literally learned the fashion business from the bottom up – first, at the [...]

PURSE STRINGS: LE DESSEIN

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Le Dessein: Project with a Purpose By Teryl Warren Eric Coly, Founder and CEO of Le Dessein, subscribes to the notion that women everywhere have an irrevocable right to be educated.  Harnessing the power of his two passions in life – fashion and philanthropy – Coly and his team have embarked on a mission to [...]

Wiles on the Town: Project Ethos!

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‘Tis the season for fabulous fall fashion and Wiles’ coverage of the SS 2013 shows continues tonight at Project Ethos!  Project Ethos showcases emerging fashion, music, and art to buyers, media and consumers throught liveevents and the world wide web.  (You can check out our coverage from the spring in the April 2012 issue of Wiles Magazine.) [...]

Designer Spotlight: Sue Wong

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  There is an art to being a woman.  A true study in contrasts, every one of us can be at once an angel, a vamp, a muse, and a queen.  We are as complex as we are beautiful, and no fashion artist understands this layered dynamic quite like Sue Wong. “Basically, I’m a fashion [...]

African Cowboy Clothing

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Changing the World Through Fashion By Francesca Merced There’s a new model making waves in the fashion world:  a business model. As a child growing up in Nigeria, Mobolaji Olambiwonnu fell in love with the vibrant colors and culture of Africa.  Now, as a successful fashion designer, he‘s combining his passion for the continent with his [...]

Mirror Mirror – April

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“Say Hello to Anthony Franco” By Sabrina Simone [three_fourth] Wiles had the opportunity to attend fashion designer Anthony Franco’s Fall 2011 fashion show last month in Los Angeles during Fashion Week and hosted at Craig Olsen Designs. Franco is a commercial stylist and designer who has styled, designed and dressed the likes of Angelina Jolie, [...]