The Formula One champion has picked up a PETA Menswear Awards 2019 for the shoes he made with designer Tommy Hilfiger – scooping the Collaboration gong.
Menswear Fashion Awards
According to the vegan charity, its awards Menswear Fashion Awards ‘celebrate the biggest moments, greatest innovations, and standout brands that made 2019 a kinder year for animals and the environment’.
Other recipients include Watson & Wolfe, which picked up Best Vegan Accessories for its wallets, belts, and other leather-free designs.
Selfridges scooped Biggest Luxury Fashion Moment by banning exotic skins, and Gola, which was awarded Best Vegan Makeover for its range of leather-free sneakers.
PETA said: “Passionate vegan and six-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton teamed up with fur-free brand Tommy Hilfiger to collaborate on a range of vegan trainers.
“Lewis is always outspoken about protecting animals, and these stylish sneakers are a great way for fans to get in on the race towards an animal-friendly fashion industry.”
‘Ethical and compassionate menswear’
“Ethical and compassionate menswear is here to stay, as these innovative and stylish winners prove,” said PETA Director Elisa Allen.
“Forward-thinking designers are experimenting with sustainable, cutting-edge vegan materials and offering a vast array of animal-friendly styles for men who want to look good and feel good about their fashion choices.”
The full list of winners can be found here