Mumbai, Mar 15 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): There was cutting edge fashion in denim as the iconic Italian label Energie from Sixty SpaItaly brought to India by Arvind Lifestyle Brands blitzed onto the catwalk for Summer/Resort 2011 at Lakmé Fashion Week.
Recreating the vibrant look of the 1980s with trendy preppy sportswear and collegiate designs; the Energie collection brought in a burst of colour that could rival the rainbow.
There was cherry red, balanced by wood green on one end of the spectrum while Hockney-esque pool turquoise added drama.
The eternally popular denim was presented in innovative jeans designs like skinny CATCH, slim fit RALPH and baggy comfort fit ROOSTER along with favorites BOW and MORRIS while the new Lux denim capsule collection was the highlight of the show.
Divided into six looks the show was an energetic offering of denim casual wear with the right detailing emphasis.
The Electro Arcade line with black had fuchsia and electric blue touches, while Coast to Coast showed some Americana looks with knitwear, denim chambray and checks.
The 80s College line was preppy with Tees as the focal point and lots of colour blocking with denim with acid washes in bright red, blue and green.
The Lost Surfers line had the touch of the beach comber with shirts lots of checked creations with stripes patterns and solids
The Trunk collection moved from cotton to gabardine, light wool and linen in a more neutral colour story.
Finally the Energie super Lux Denim and Gold Collections had luxury premium denim jeans and high fashion line of Havana club wear featuring the styles of the 1950s.
Diagonal zips snaked up the legs, while two tone denims for jeans were eye-catching. Bermudas were teamed over Capris and multi pockets added that rustic look.
The vibrant colours of denim gave a new direction besides the acid washes and indigo touches.
The trendy Tees with cartoon prints and cool casual checked shirts, jackets the cropped denim pants added an unconventional look.
Showstopper Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor rocked on the ramp wearing skinny white denim jeans red Tee and a cool brown jacket.
Energie the premium brand from Italy promises to be one of the hot sellers among trendy youthful Indian men.
(Reporting by Namit.Agarwal)