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Kobe Bryant’s Widow Vanessa Bryant Launched ‘Mambacita’ Clothing Line On Gigi’s 15th Birthday

WBLS Staff
05/04/2021 12:00 AM EDT
Vanessa Bryant is honoring her daughter Gianna Bryant in a significant way.May 1 would have been Gigi’s 15th Birthday, but she died tragically in 2020 with her dad Kobe Bryant and seven others in a helicopter crash. Vanessa launched the Mambacita clothing line in honor of Gigi on her heavenly Birthday. Mambacita was her nickname from her dad’s mantra “mamba mentality/ Black mamba.” The clothing line is through Dannijo, and it almost sold out on the first day. The sweatsuits sold for $332 for adults and $224 for kids. https://www.instagram.com/p/COT2GV9j8TN/?igshid=xku0mh41fszfhttps://twitter.com/lakers/status/1388573245377433601?s=21 The clothing line news comes weeks after Kobe’s estate parted ways with Nike. 100% of the proceeds will go to the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation; the nonprofit started in the memory of Kobe and Gigi to benefit underserved youth in sports.Gigi tragically died with her dad and seven others on a helicopter crash back in January 2020. Before the tragedy, they were on their way to a basketball tournament. Kobe and Gigi had a special bond through their love for basketball. Gigi was posthumously honored at the 2020 WNBA draft. Via