Lewis Hamilton was shining bright ahead of the Miami Grand Prix on Sunday, May 7. The Mercedes driver and fashion icon arrived at the race wearing a sequined purple jumpsuit that shimmered with every step he took.
The showstopping jumpsuit featured wide legs and what appeared to be a cinched waist. Hamilton paired the bold look with dark sunglasses and dark shoes. On Friday, he wore a similarly shiny outfit to practice when he showed up in a sparkly green jacket with matching pants. Given that he’s driving under the hot sun in Miami, both choices show the race car driver’s commendable commitment to always putting his most fashionable foot forward.
Hamilton’s love of fashion has been well established in the past. While the Formula 1 driver is a force to be reckoned with on the track (he already has seven championship titles to his name), he’s also known for his bold outfit choices that ensure he always stands out from the crowd.
In a 2022 interview with Vogue, Hamilton opened up about why he loves expressing himself through his clothes. “For me, though, fashion is about freeing yourself — it’s about self-expression; it’s about you; it’s about slowly, over time, evolving and learning more about yourself and what you like and how you want to show up — how you want to be seen,” he explained. “What makes you feel great? It’s a great feeling when you put on a piece of clothing and throw your shoulders back and are just like: I feel great today. That’s what fashion does.”
Read on to see photos from Hamilton’s big entrance at the Miami Grand Prix.