Founded by Italian designer Massimo Osti in 1982 based on an revolutionary new textile ‘Tela Stella’ which was made from navy truck tarpaulin which had been rigorously washed. The designer felt that the brand new fabric didn’t fit in with his original C.P. Firm label and decided to type Stone Island. Ever since Stone Island has built itself upon the foundations of by no means-ending analysis, experimentation and function. The model has turn into a worldwide leader in textiles with a outstanding history of specializing in floor remedy of fabrics and dyeing strategies. Now headed by Carlo Rivetti, the model continues to push the boundaries of useful sportswear with each season.