The world champion has made it a behavior of sporting some distinctive types at grands prix when he isn’t in common crew put on.
In Turkey on Thursday, he wore an eye catching blue and black kilt and trousers, with an identical Burberry jacket.
And whereas his outfits typically divide opinion amongst followers, he mentioned on the Istanbul Park circuit that he hoped a higher good may come from him displaying that he was so comfy sporting issues that he preferred.
“It is fairly daring,” he mentioned about his kilt. “I actually like what Burberry is doing, and I simply love the outfit.
“I’m going via all these completely different pictures on-line and discover issues that I like. I did a shoot with GQ a pair years in the past with a kilt, and it was one which we specifically made with Tommy Hilfiger, which was once more simply gender impartial.
“Anybody can put on no matter they need. There can be folks that do not perceive it, however that is okay. Hopefully they will finally undergo the opening their thoughts section and let folks be who they need to be.”
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes
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Hamilton, who just lately attended the Met Gala and was in Paris for Style Week, mentioned that his curiosity in these occasions was a world away from what folks anticipated in F1.
“It is a a lot completely different world naturally to F1,” he mentioned. “F1’s clearly not targeted on that and it is clearly very company. There is no such thing as a trend, really, in F1.
“I at all times felt prefer it was at all times a spot that it wasn’t simple to be your self. And once I went to a trend present, if you’re in a trend week for instance, you are surrounded by folks from all completely different walks of life, expressing themselves in numerous methods.
“I really like that surroundings the place I am ready to have the ability to categorical myself. I now do this on the racetrack. And I be at liberty to have the ability to accomplish that.”
Hamilton mentioned that there was additionally worth to him with the ability to swap off from F1 and get misplaced on the earth of trend for a bit.
“I really like with the ability to separate from the game, and the depth of this complete season is tough for everybody that is on the observe,” he mentioned.
“So to have the ability to have one thing else, one other outlet, which you could deal with helps take the load off it.
“So once I come again, it at all times feels recent once I come to a GP, as a result of it isn’t one thing I have been fascinated about each single day.”