Many of you have seen celebrities wearing the green bracelet that Russell Simmons introduced a couple of years ago. Here is your chance to give a gift that gives back.
The Mission of the Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) is to raise money for the development and empowerment of the people and communities in Africa where diamonds are a natural resource. The Diamond… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 30, 2008 at 12:10pm —
Inaugural festivities are approaching fast. The inaugural balls are multiplying by the minute. MTV just announced that they are having a huge ball at the Ronald Reagan Building. Last week Baller Alert did a blog of inaugural dresses that were found in Neiman Marcus. Everyone loves Neiman's but not everyone's pockets. Below are formal dresses for under $100 dollars:…
Added by Baller Alert on November 30, 2008 at 3:00am —
His word against the Knicks. Stephon Marbury was suspended a game and docked $400,000 after they claimed he refused to play but Marbury is denying. He plans to appeal but frankly the Knicks are sick of his antics.
He will not be paid for the next game and will lose additional money. His salary is $21 million (roughly $190,00 a game).
Marbury didn't even show up to practice on Friday
"A player's… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 29, 2008 at 1:08am —
Ballers must not be feeling the recession, because someone made a crocodile skin umbrella costing $50,000. The umbrella can be purchased at the Billionaire Couture's London Boutique. This brand has been worn by many celebrities including Paul McCartney, David Beckham and Sean "Diddy" Combs.
I'm not going to hate...if you can afford it then I say knock yourself… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 27, 2008 at 3:35am —
According to a Wizards insider...the Wizards have relieved Coach Eddie Jordan of his duties. He was told this morning. They are replacing him with Ed Tapscott. It should be no reason why they are 1-10...
Added by Baller Alert on November 24, 2008 at 11:28am —
Love getting massages but your pockets can't take it anymore? Don't worry...introducing Massage Envy. Massage Envy is a chain of massage parlors that offers massages for $39 a month. Think health club... You have to sign up yearly and they take the money from a credit card or checking account. They offer Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Sports, Reflexology & Cranial Sacral massages.
At Massage Envy we believe… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 24, 2008 at 8:03am —
For a lot of you this will be your first inaugural ball. So far I have received e-mails for at least seven balls that will be going on around the city. Everyone can't go to the official
one...but my mom told me that the president usually tries to make an appearance to a few of them. I have been shopping for the right dress. I read that you can go long or short to the ball..I want to wear a long dress. I think that will be more… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 22, 2008 at 9:15pm —
Leisel "Q" Quamie
Styling Your Image, Inc.
"Create & Inspire" is her charge.
Wardrobe stylist, costume designer, and personal shopper, Leisel “Q” Quamie sets the standard for styling authenticity. Single handedly infusing personal style with the latest trends, the Brooklyn, New York native creates style solutions for everyday people and some of today’s most recognized celebrities.
On a whim, Q enrolled in a styling class, which… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 20, 2008 at 2:53pm —
The National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) is hosting it's first winter ball in Atlanta, Georgia on December 6, 2008 at 8:00pm.
Obama is not the only person saying "It's Time For A Change"
The National Black Arts Festival (NBAF) is one of the premier national and international celebrations of the art, music and culture of people of African descent. The mission of the NBAF is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 20, 2008 at 11:50am —
Baller chics make baller babies. Check out the new Maclaren Juicy Couture baby stroller. This pink and brown stroller would go perfect with your little girls first juicy jumpsuit. The stroller comes with a removable washable seat, an umbrella, parking breaks, shopping basket basket, and water resistant hood. With all those features and the cute design who wouldn't want to push their little girl all around town in this stroller. Priced at… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 20, 2008 at 9:48am —
The recession doesn't seem to be letting up any time soon. For the baller chics that are cutting back but still want to look fabulous then Ebay is for you. Ebay is an online marketplace to find just about anything including shoes. You can talk your seller down and bargain shop. The key is to know exactly what size you are because most sellers do not let you return shoes. YSL is one of my favorite designers. Check out the shoes I found on ebay.… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 20, 2008 at 9:03am —
Does your baller sing in the shower? Record videos on youtube? Have Karoke parties? Is the kid still in him? This is the perfect Christmas gift for him. The Rock Band Home Stage Kit is $100 bucks. Great price for the recession we are in now. Complete with strobe lights and much more. This would be perfect for those karoke parties he does all the time.… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 18, 2008 at 12:27pm —
Do you spend a lot of nights in the backyard with your baller? Look to the stars with the Celestron SkyScout Personal Planetarium. This handheld gadget costs $200 dollar and indentifies over 6,000 stars, planets, and constellations. All you have to do is point to the sky and click, and the SkyScout GPS technology identifies what you are looking for. The database provides scientific and historical information for each object. This is a great way… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 17, 2008 at 9:59am —
Do you love to kiss? Make sure your lips are kissable for your baller. Here are a few tips to get them perfect.
-Throw away the cheap flavored lipchaps (lol) Use Burt's Beeswax or Carmex Chapsticks instead.
-Use a moisturizing lipstick in the daytime and at night use your lipbalm. Sleep with it on and you will wake up with smooth lips. I personally use this lipbalm called Smooch by Benefit. It's made for wearing at night.
-Use a… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 14, 2008 at 2:26pm —
Alicia Keys hosted her gala last night. Keep a Child Alive is dedicated to providing life-saving anti-retroviral treatment, care and support services to children and their families with HIV/AIDS in Africa and the developing world by directly engaging the global public in the fight against AIDS.
Check out the ballers in attendance:…
Added by Baller Alert on November 14, 2008 at 10:30am —
Does your baller love to grill but it's cold as hell outside? Get that campfire taste indoors with the Fireplace Grill. The grill is $200 and is European-made stainless still that adjusts to three heights. This is a cute gift for your baller and reasonably priced.
Added by Baller Alert on November 14, 2008 at 8:43am —
Does your baller bowl? This is the perfect Christmas gift. Show team spirit with Viz-A-Ball Bowling Balls ($70-$190). They come available in a variety of weights, these bowling balls feature 360-degree graphics of nearly anything you want, from sports logos to your picture. LOL
Added by Baller Alert on November 13, 2008 at 8:09am —
Are you dating a man that has everything? If so, I bet he doesn't have this. If he is an i-pod fanatic this gift is for him. Introducing the Pico Pocket Projector. It costs $430 dollars and is an ultra-portable DLP/LED projector. It projects a screen size up to 60 inches on any surface. It has a rechargeable battery and a built-in speaker. This is for the i-pod…
Added by Baller Alert on November 12, 2008 at 11:50am —
Need a quick facial? Maybe even a manicure? Make a quick trip to your local CVS.
CVS will open new beauty product stores that will offer quick service spa services.
It will employ licensed professionals trained to do mini-manicures, express facials, hand massages and make-up
The first mini spa will open in Washington, D.C. at the Dupont Circle Store. The second one will open next month in Misson Viejo,Cali. Those… Continue
Added by Baller Alert on November 10, 2008 at 11:30pm —
Girls love designer shoes. Ebay is a great way to get your favorites on a budget. You might be a season behind but who cares when you are getting a deal? Chanel is known for classic designs. All of these Chanel shoes were found on ebay.…
Added by Baller Alert on November 10, 2008 at 8:38am —