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Kobe Bryant’s best style moments through the years



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Basketball celebrity Kobe Bryant died on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at simply 41 years previous. In addition to being one among the NBA’s most well-known gamers of all time, Bryant was a purple carpet fixture whose private style ensured he at all times stood out, each on and off the court docket. Here, a glance again at a few of his most memorable style moments from over the years.

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On Kobe Bryant’s draft day in 1996, he wore a easy swimsuit and regarded ecstatic in his Lakers hat.

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In 1999, Bryant’s hair was longer, he wore a goatee and his jersey was quantity 8.

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Bryant dated R&B singer Brandy and even took her to his highschool promenade. Here, the two attended the 1996 premiere of “Eraser.”

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For the 2003 Teen Choice Awards, Bryant stepped out along with his spouse Vanessa Bryant and wore a T-shirt with one other sports activities legend on it: Muhammad Ali.

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The star stood by the sidelines in an outsized jacket and sweater layered over a white button-up shirt and outsized denims at a 2005 sport towards the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Clad in a daring turquoise sweater, Bryant joined Vanessa and their daughter Natalia for the “Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End” premiere in 2007.

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For an evening out in Los Angeles in 2007, he dressed up in a seafoam inexperienced velvet jacket, gold tie and light-weight khaki pants.

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In 2006, a pregnant Vanessa Bryant joined her husband — in a chocolate brown pinstripe swimsuit — at the Lakers Casino Night.

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Will Smith and Bryant suited up for the “Wild Wild West” Los Angeles premiere in 1999.

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Bryant repped his staff — the Los Angeles Lakers — by sporting a Magic Johnson jersey to the 2002 Teen Choice Awards. It was the similar yr that Johnson grew to become a two-time inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Pinstripe fits appeared to be a favourite of Bryant’s; he wore one other double-breasted look to the 2004 MTV Movie Awards.

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He went with a extra easy black swimsuit for the 2004 American Music Awards.

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Bryant bundled up for the launch of the “Miracle on 138th Street” vacation meals distribution occasion at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City with Hillary Clinton in 2006.

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The athlete celebrated the 2009-10 Los Angeles Lakers championship parade by sporting a T-shirt printed along with his nickname, Black Mamba.

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The basketball nice layered a comfy vest over a hoodie for a restaurant opening in 2009.

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And toughened up in a leather-based jacket and aviator shades in 2010.

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Bryant’s sharp blue swimsuit and black shirt and tie made for a basic combo on a 2012 purple carpet.

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The Bryants went for matching black with assertion lapels at the 2013 InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globes afterparty.

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Dressed down in khakis, a pale orange sweater and clear white sneakers in 2014.

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For a day of procuring in Paris in 2015, Bryant went for denim on denim, together with a comfy beanie and basic shades.

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Bryant lightened up in shades of gray for The Players’ Tribune Summer Party in 2016.

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And teamed his swimsuit with a steely tie for the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.

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The athlete was dapper as ever in plum at an Oscars nominee luncheon in 2018.

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The Bryants pulled out their purple carpet best for the 2018 Academy Awards.

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For an occasion selling his e book “Training Camp (The Wizenard Series #1),” Bryant went for an eye catching plaid swimsuit.

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And he hit the purple carpet at the 2019 ESPYs in a monochromatic inexperienced look.

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