Vanessa Bryant is remembering a romantic gift she once received from her late husband, Kobe Bryant.
She revealed that Kobe gave her the dress worn by Sarah Jessica Parker in the series finale of “Sex and the City” in 2004.
Vanessa shared a photo of the iconic dress, which has a mint-green tulle skirt and white bodice, on her private Instagram account.
“I love you my baby @kobebryant I found this beautiful dress Kob gifted me a long time ago,” she wrote.“Not going to lie, I was taken back with emotion. He was SO romantic. Still showing me he ❤️’s me from Heaven. Love you forever boo-boo. #BestoftheBest”
This wasn’t the only romantic movie costume the late basketball legend bought for his wife of nearly 20 years. He also once surprised her with the blue dress worn by Rachel McAdams in “The Notebook” during her famous kiss in the rain with Ryan Gosling.
“He just thought outside the box and was so thoughtful, even while working hard to be the best athlete,” she said. “He gifted me the actual notebook and the blue dress Rachel McAdams wore in ‘The Notebook’ movie. When I asked him why he chose the blue dress, he said it was because it's a scene when Allie comes back to Noah.”
She added that she and her husband “had hoped to grow old together like the movie” because like Allie and Noah, “we really had an amazing love story.”
Rachel McAdams also recalled Kobe Bryant once telling her that he had bought the dress she wore in “The Notebook.”
“I was, like, blown away,” McAdams said in an interview with Access Hollywood. “I didn’t realize he was such a movie fan and such a romantic.”