Stone Island is an Italian premium men’s apparel model from Ravarino well-known for its compass patch that buttons onto the higher sleeve of the left arm. It belongs to Carlo Rivetti’s “Sportswear Firm” (SPW).
Massimo Osti (b. 1944; 2005) started his first label C.P Firm Stone Island Jeans in 1974. Stone Island was set as a secondary line or diffusion collection of his major label. The model specialized in surface remedy of fabrics and dyeing techniques. GFT bought the corporate in 1983, Osti left in 1994, it is now run by Carlo Rivetti.
Initially the patches were inexperienced edged, badges from across the yr 2000 onwards turned black edged. There are also a run of rarer ‘white badges’ which were originally made on certain jackets to celebrate the millennium. The white badge is now apparent on jackets that use supplies that Stone Island develops themselves in-home. Novel jacket designs embody the “Liquid Reflective” jacket, that makes use of thousands of small shards of glass that mirror to mild.