Socialite Spotlight: Daina Falk

Daina Falk is expert of food—both eating it and cooking it.  A skilled cook and nutrition aficionado, she also enjoys the occasional indulgence, particularly when it comes to learning about cultures through their cuisine.   Daina is currently launching her own brand called The Hungry Fan and a television show of the same name in which […]

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 […]

Socialite Spotlight: Katharine Keith

Katharine Keith is a self-described Public Diplomat. Currently, she works for the British Consulate-General in Los Angeles as the Communications Officer. Though she is American by birth, she’s felt right at home at the “UK in LA”, promoting the US- UK relationship in the Southwest. Her job allows her to work closely with NGO’s, governments, […]

Socialite Spotlight: The Artform Studio

Located just outside Little Tokyo in the artist district, this week’s Socialite Spotlight is on The Artform Studio, a unique place where creativity flourishes. Since 2005, the studio started out as a beauty salon offering services including haircuts, hair coloring, mens’ grooming, nails, hair extensions, lash extensions, and makeup application to a clientele of downtown […]

Socialite Spotlight: Julia Dimon

Wiles July issue celebrates the independent spirit and to kick off this week’s Socialite Spotlight we are highlighting globetrotter Julia Dimon.  Julia is a travel expert, a hard-core adventuress, travel writer and TV travel personality who has traveled around the world to over 80 countries across all seven continents. Julia is the co-host of Word Travels, […]

Socialite Spotlight: Sean Sheppard

(L-R) Jerry Tarkanian, Retired UNLV Basketball Coach and Embrace Spokesperson and Sean Sheppard, Founder and CEO of Embrace In keeping with our June issue’s theme of celebrating men, this week’s Socialite Spotlight highlights Sean Sheppard.  Sean is the founder and CEO of the Embrace program, which mobilizes college students to assist less fortunate members of […]

Socialite Spotlight: Keren Taylor

Welcome to the Socialite Spotlight: a weekly Wiles feature that shines the spotlight on fabulous men and women from all over the world! The focus of our first socialite spotlight is Keren Taylor, Founder and Executive Director of WriteGirl.  WriteGirl was launched in December 2001 to bring the skills and energy of professional women writers […]

Socialite Spotlight: Melky Jean

Wiles Magazine “Socialite Spotlight” this week is on Melky Jean. Melky is a Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, composer and happens to be the younger sister of Fugees founder Wyclef Jean.  Melky’s distinct vocals can be found on artists like Carlos Santana’s album “The Shaman.” She has also contributed songs to soundtracks like ”Love Jones” (their […]