Cape Town - Lewis Hamilton has claimed that "people still frown upon" him for the way he dresses and styles himself both at and away from the track.
"Since I have been in F1, I've strived to defy the odds. Fashion is an extension of how you express yourself."
Hamilton also revealed that he delayed the podium celebrations in order to find Valtteri Bottas and commiserate him on his unfortunate puncture when the Finn looked poised to win.
"We never get a day back in our lives," Hamilton added. "And it’s the same for a lost win.