Lewis Hamilton changed his style preference to be more subtle as he arrived today at Windsor Castle to receive Prince Charles’ knighthood.
The 36-year-old Formula One ace wore a black suit to the occasion. He added a personal touch with a blazer with a sloping neckline and a diamond brooch embellished with ruby – possibly to match his new medal.
Lewis ditched the traditional lace shoe to make way for statement boots at the Met Gala in New York. Instead, he kept his silver rings, earrings, and nose stuf on hand for the occasion.
Lewis is well-known for his extravagant style. He was seen wearing a Burberry kilt in funky black and blue with matching trousers and top at the Turkish Grand Prix preparations day last month.
Lewis Hamilton decided to forgo his penchant to extravagant fashion and adopt a more muted appearance as he arrived today at Windsor Castle to receive Prince Charles’ knighthood.
The 36-year old Formula One ace wore black suits for the occasion. However, he added a personal touch to the occasion with a blazer with a low neckline and a ruby-encrusted diamond brooch – likely to match his new Medal
The bold fashion statement was just one of many that the champion racer has tried.
Lewis, who Seven World Drivers’ Championship titles are among them, including the most wins (100), pole positions (101) and podium finishes (176).
Although Lewis Hamilton is a talented driver, his eccentric fashion choices have been the topic of much debate.
Mercedes driver Mercedes is well-known for his love of style and willingness to experiment with new looks.
Lewis has spoken out about his love for fashion and admitted that he uses it to ‘take off the pressure’ to succeed while traveling the world to take part in Grand Prix events.
While the season is ongoing Lewis took time to attend Paris Fashion Week in September and the Met Gala in New York. He bought a table to host young black designers.
He told The Times: ‘When you’re in a fashion week you’re surrounded by people from all different walks of life expressing themselves in different ways, and I love that environment, where I’m able to express myself. I do this on the racetrack.
“I love being free from the sport. The intensity of this whole season is difficult for everyone that’s at the track, and so to be able to have something else — another outlet, something else that you can focus on — helps take the weight off of it.
‘And so when I come back, it always feels fresh when it comes to a grand prix, because it’s not something I’ve been thinking about every single day.’