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Archive for September 2010

The Sidewalk Runway, Part Six

September 28, 2010

Hey fire fighters! It’s been a while, but it is time for a little street fashion. 🙂 Here is part six (pronounced sees in french) of The Sidewalk Runway. Again, I will be paying homage to a little individuality and clean style I like. These street fashionistas look natural in their attire. They are eclectic […]

Go Baby, Go Baby Go

September 23, 2010

Hello hello…how do you do? I have something to share…as if that were something new. I am in the mood for a Noisettes music break. What about you? When I first began this blog, my 2nd post was on the musical trio, The Noisettes. (see the post here). Well here is part deux. I love […]

First Day of FALL!

September 22, 2010

Hey Fire Fighters!! I have some amazing news for the beginning of this new season. Fall symbolically brings change and a new energy. With that being said, Mila & Fire Vintage has made a progressive change. We have moved from Ebay to Not only does this make our vintage store more official, but it […]

Florence + The Machine

September 16, 2010

During this extremely busy month, I drafted this post about the music group Florence and The Machine. Unfortunately, I never had enough time to really build my argument on why you fire fighters should love the group as I do. The week  following the MTV Video Music Awards seemed like the perfect time to post on this […]

Fashion’s Night Out!

September 16, 2010

Better late than never. Here are some pics of Fashion’s Night Out with my bestie and client Nyne! I rushed up to New York on Friday night after work and only stayed for the night because I had alot of business to handle here in D.C. Needless to say, the trip was beyond worth it! […]

Reader’s Response: James

September 16, 2010

Hey guys! So one of my favorite minds, James, came to Playing With Fire and commented on the new “For Colored Girls” trailor. I completely agree with his comment and had to share it with you guys. His comment was so though-provoking, informed, and well-articulated. “I remain pretty skeptical. My understanding is that his and […]

Chills! “For Colored Girls” Directed by Tyler Perry

September 15, 2010

Here is the official trailer for the film “For Colored Girls,” based off of Ntozake Shange’s award-winning play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf. The original play/choreopoem is one of my favorites. It has a strong message, addresses pressing issues, and was creatively powerful. I must admit, I cringed […]

Solange on the Cover of FASHIZBLACK

September 14, 2010

One of my favorites, Solange, is on the cover of the most recent edition of the magazine FASHISBLACK! In her interview with the magazine, Solange discusses her style, musical, and artistic evolution. “Over the past 2 years, it ( my style ) had definitely followed my music, which is a mix of great 70’s and […]

MADEME Fall/Winter 2010 Video Lookbook

September 10, 2010

In honor of Fashion Week and today’s trip up to New York for Fashion’s Night Out, I wanted to share MadeMe’s fun look book! Stylist Mila has really gotten me into video lookbooks. They are more creative and more fun to view. Check out the cast of characters in this one. It includes model Victoria […]

Re-post: Jump UP in the Air!

September 9, 2010

So00, here is a fun video I made for my popular culture class and I wanted to share it with you guys! Check out my re-make to Jump Up in the Air! It’s awesomeness. 🙂 Creative Genius: Fire Editor: AV Fernandez Adorned in Mila’s NyneLyves Nose Chain. Visit Check out Ms. Badu’s original video…

New Mila & Fire Vintage!

September 8, 2010

Hey fire fighters! If you have been keeping up with my somewhat choppy blogging, then you already know that stylist Mila and I launched an ebay store. We are selling eclectic vintage and contemporary finds at amazingly low prices. We post an average of 10 new pieces weekly…check out some of the new ones from this […]

New Cee-lo, F**k You

September 2, 2010

Don’t you love Cee-lo?! He is such an interesting artist, always shattering stereotypes. While I’m anxiously awaiting  the next Gnarls Barkley album, he hits us with his new solo album “The Lady Killer.” Check out the first video from his upcoming album below! The song is called F**k You. 🙂