Cover Story: 9/11/11

9/11/11 By Teryl Warren   The people of the United States suffered a tremendous trauma on September 11, 2001.  Loved ones and heroes were maimed and killed; and somewhere in the rubble of demolished buildings and twisted plane wreckage, our senses of innocence, normalcy and safety became, seemingly, irreparably damaged, as well.  The tragedies of September […]

Mr. Right

MICHAEL B. JORDAN By Teryl Warren So, ladies, what exactly is your image of “Mr. Right?”  Is he the quarterback of the football team?  A hero who will protect you from all possible harm?  Or is “Mr. Right” an “Average Joe” with a heart of gold? Well, if any of these describes your ideal guy, […]

What He Wants

Anything Good is Worth Working For By Tripp We all look forward to the wonderful three-day weekend in September where we take off for Labor Day. We get a guilt-free day off from work to relax. But, we aren’t allowed to take off from our other daily work: our relationships. Sometimes you see two people […]

Socialite Spotlight: Haily Zaki

Haily Zaki is a seasoned communications professional with diverse experience spanning the creative industries.  Her clients include architects, designers, interior designers, media platforms, educational institutions, non-profits, and other socially progressive and purpose-driven organizations.  She is the co-founder of de LaB (design east of La Brea), an informal networking group and non-profit that brings together creative […]

Paint Shop Beverly Hills

V.I.P. – Very Indulgent Pedicures! By Francesca Merced Modern women are superheroes.  Truly.  We have to bring home the  bacon, fry it up in the pan, and sometimes, we have to do it in three-inch heels!  But how many of you know that even Superwoman can use a break from time to time? In Los Angeles, […]

WILES in TV Land

WILES IN TV LAND – THE 10 HARDEST-WORKING WOMEN IN TV HISTORY By John Nathan From cowgirls to cops, and doctors to designers, women have pretty much done it all on television.  This month, Wiles Magazine is proud to share some of our favorite working women from TV Land.  And, in the words of the […]

African Cowboy Clothing

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 […]


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Wiles Magazine Launch Party Recap

NADINE VELAZQUEZ CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF WILESMAG.COM More than 300 people celebrated the launch of Wiles Magazine ( at Viceroy Santa Monica on Wednesday, August 31st. Actress Nadine Velazquez (THE LEAGUE, MY NAME IS EARL) hosted the exclusive event and Latin Soul artist Quetzal Guerrero got the crowd dancing with a live performance of songs […]

Main Course – September

Labor-free Ceviche By Chef Arturo Vargas Ceviche is a popular seafood dish that can be traced back nearly 2,000 years! In the old days, ceviche was marinated for up to 3 hours to truly get it right.  But as you will see, my personal recipe is far less labor-intensive and is still packed with all […]