Lewis Hamilton has been an inspiration for many people around the world. The Mercedes driver is known to stand up for many important social causes. Furthermore, being the only black driver on the grid, his constant efforts to diversify the sport and speak his mind have earned him many plaudits and fans.One such fan of the 7-time World Champion is the famous millionaire fashion designer Pierpaolo Piccioli. Lewis sat front row at the Valentino autumn/winter 22 show at Paris Fashion Week back in March. Moreover, the Italian has always been in awe of Lewis’s influence beyond the track.Lewis was in an all-pink photoshoot for Valentino’s Pink PP Collection. Subsequently, the millionaire designer took to his Instagram to post some of the pictures, while also praising Hamilton The caption read, “Lewis. Still I rise. Whoever has a voice must use this voice for those who doesn’t have one. It’s a simple equation but not that easy to solve. Sir Lewis is one of those humans who is trying to solve this equation with love and compassion.”
“I respect this man a lot. And I love how he wears Pink.”
Lewis Hamilton’s interest in fashion is well known. Moreover, the Silver Arrows driver has been spotted at multiple fashion shows and has even been featured on magazine covers.Sir Lewis Hamilton is the first of the Valentino menswear ‘DI.VAs’ Lewis Hamilton is certainly not enjoying his best F1 season. However, he is turning tides in the fashion world. The Mercedes driver is the first male DI.VA for Valentino’s campaign. It stands for ‘DI.fferent VA.lues’ and aims to unite diverse figures from different industry sectors to form a real cultural connection.
Piccioli talked about his campaign and also stated, “Lewis is an interpreter; he is able to use his energy to express his authentic and precious self. The talent he spreads with his whole persona goes far beyond his sportive excellence and embraces everything that he does.”He further complimented Hamilton and said, “As a DI.VAs testimonial, he stands for diversity, equality and, most of all, love. I couldn’t think of a better friend for this campaign. It will give an empathetic, human, inspiring message and it will be true, like the person behind the celebrity.”