What is Lewis Hamilton doing in Paris?

Published 07/09/2021, 7:50 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Austrian Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – July 1, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton during the press conference FIA/Handout via REUTERS


Lewis Hamilton is a 7-time Formula One World Champion. He is one of the greatest drivers of all time. The British driver has achieved everything in the sport and broken every possible record. His achievements have transcended the sport of racing and he is recognized all over the world.

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Formula One F1 – Austrian Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – July 3, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton arrives at the circuit ahead of practice REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

He is also globally recognized as a fashion icon. He started his own clothing line with Tommy Hilfiger in 2018. Hamilton was recently spotted at Paris Couture Week as a guest in the event.

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Who is attending the Paris Couture Week?

Hamilton was present at the Balenciaga event. The event includes the likes of Bella Hadid, NBA superstar James Harden, Rapper, and businessman Kanye West.

The guest lists also included Vogue editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, popstar Katy Perry, actor Orlando Bloom, and Joe Jonas, and Sophie Turner.

As reported by ET Canada, the 7-time world champion arrived at the Balenciaga dinner in an all-black suit. The outfit caught the attention of the people present at the dinner.

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Can Hamilton repeat his Singapore 2018 performance at Silverstone?

In Singapore 2018, Hamilton had arrived at the track bit later than usual. As he was launching his fashion line with Tommy Hilfiger, everyone was questioning his concentration as he was in the middle of the title fight with Sebastian Vettel.

But the British driver put on arguably his greatest qualifying performance of his career with a perfect lap. A day later, he dominated the race and extended his championship lead.

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Formula One F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Styria, Austria – June 27, 2021 Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after finishing second in the race Pool via REUTERS/Darko Vojinovic

Lewis would look to repeat his Singapore performance at Silverstone next week. As he is again in the middle of a title fight, this time against Max Verstappen. Hamilton has not won since Race 4 at Spanish Grand Prix and has been outclassed by his young rival.

Can Hamilton fight back in the championship battle? Comment below to let us know.

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Devang Chauhan

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Devang Chauhan is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication, he has a keen eye for writing engaging and detailed articles on F1. Previously a writer for Sport Social's 'Chase Your Sport' Magazine, Devang has been a ardent follower of the sport for over a decade and has attended two editions of the Indian Grand Prix.

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