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Lewis Hamilton Wins Fashion Award For His Vegan Sneakers

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Lewis Hamilton has won a fashion award for his vegan sneakers.

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.

Lewis Hamilton

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

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