Playing With Fire
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Archive for the ‘Just Because’ Category

Inspiration: 70s, Hippies, & Rugged Chic

March 25, 2011


Diplo X Sia X Vintage 80s Soul-Train Line

March 7, 2011

I love love love this video! Diplo is one of my favorite producers and DJs. I love how Clap Your Hands-Diplo X Sia is juxtaposed against this funky vintage video. And of course I LOVE the outfits! Let’s dance! 🙂 Thanks DJ Mane Squeeze for sharing! You knew I would fall in love with this. […]

The RAVE!!

December 3, 2010

Check out a few pictures from Premiere DC’s RAVE: Peace, Love, & Party! Be sure to see others on

Photo of the Day!

November 29, 2010

LOVE LOVE! Taken from The Adventures of Kesh.

Photo of the Day: Chill Fall Style

October 17, 2010

I just really love this picture, her outfit, and her chill demeanor. 🙂

Happy Friday! This Will Make You Smile

October 15, 2010

This video just brightened my morning, and I thought I should share it with you guys and gals. Too often young black girls, as well as adult black women, feel insecure and hate their natural hair. Many feel like they NEED a perms because their natural curl is not “good hair” or soft enough. Check out […]

Updates, Transition, Progression

October 1, 2010

Happy Friday fire fighters! I have new news to share with you. 🙂 I am not sure if I mentioned this before, but I am transitioning over to a new .com!! I am in the process of designing it now. That doesn’t mean I will be leaving behind this blog, these posts, and everything that […]

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 […]

Photo of the Day: Eugena from Top Model

August 30, 2010

Girls just want to have fun!

Photo of the Day: Innocence

July 18, 2010

Solange looks beautifully innocent.

Photoshoot Fire… The Darker Side

July 10, 2010

Some photo FIRE! So, right before I left school my favorite make-up artist, Anna Miya, asked me and our friend Jessica to do a make-up shoot for her portfolio. For the shoot, Anna wanted to show a darker side to her work. You guys may remember the Fall Lip Color shoot I did for her. […]

A Mila, Nyne and Fire Picture Break!

June 3, 2010

I don’t usual post personal pictures, but I had to take a Mila, Nyne, and FIRE picture break! I was talking to my Nyne this past weekend about occasionally posting personal pictures as my friends are some stylish, intelligent, and ambitious mamas! So here are some pics from my Memorial weekend adventures! Stolen from Mila’s […]