New Era and LA Lakers Celebrate Kobe Bryant’s Career With Hat Capsule
Honoring the Black Mamba.
New Era has joined forces with the Los Angeles Lakers to honor the legend Kobe Bryant. Dubbed the “Retirement Series,” the drop features a selection of headwear in 9fifty and 9twenty styles with color choices of purple, yellow or black. Each piece hosts special embroidered designs paying homage to the Black Mamba’s days as number 8 and 24.
Taking things up a notch, a luxury edition will also be available in all black as it welcomes authentic ostrich on the visor that’s complemented by an 18K gold pin. Only eight pieces of the luxe cap have been made with each retailing for $5,824.08 USD. The remaining pieces range from $24 to $36 USD with all items launching on December 18 via New Era’s webstore and at the Staple Center in LA.