Just days after the heartbreaking end of the 2021 F1 season, Lewis Hamilton received one of the biggest invitations in all of Europe; An invitation to be knighted by Charles, Prince of Wales, at Windsor Castle. Few can win such a prestigious title, especially from the Buckingham Palace family.

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Therefore, being a fashion enthusiast himself, Hamilton had to approach the prince by flaunting the perfect outfit. Nothing fancy as he prefers to wear on the circuit before Grand Prix events, but keeping it absolutely formal and adding a touch of intelligence.

Well, the seven-time world championship managed to accomplish it perfectly.

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What was Lewis Hamilton wearing at the ceremony?

The Mercedes driver wore a black suit with side buttons designed by famous British fashion designer Wales Bonner. Under the jacket was a white shirt from Dior, a luxury French fashion house. For the shoes, Hamilton opted for the Samson Black ankle boots by Christian Louboutin.

Finally, a Trinity brooch and ring, both designed by Cartier, another world-famous French fashion company that mainly focuses on jewelry and watches.

Hamilton looked absolutely stunning during the ceremony as he bowed before kneeling in respect for the Prince of Wales. And finally, the medal arrived, after which the duo had a few exchanges of words before Hamilton walked away.

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Wales Bonner salutes Hamilton

Grace Wales Bonner took to Twitter to show her feeling of ecstasy after meeting Hamilton wearing her jacket for the knighthood ceremony.

Congratulations to Sir Lewis Hamilton who received his knight today we are proud he wore the Wales Bonner Cup for the occasion“, They wrote on social networks.

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It was indeed a proud moment for the entire motorsport community, as Hamilton is only the fourth driver to win “Sir” before his name. Before the seven-time world champion, Jackie Stewart, Stirling Moss and Jack Brabham received a knight title for their respective achievements in Formula 1.

Now there are a few future British stars in the making in George Russell and Lando Norris. The former, in particular, is in a formidable position to claim his first league title next season. Therefore, will Russell also be able to follow Hamilton’s path and earn his knight title in the years to come?

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