Stone Island is an Italian premium males’s apparel model from Ravarino well-known for its compass patch that buttons onto the upper sleeve of the left arm. It belongs to Carlo Rivetti’s “Sportswear Company” (SPW).
Massimo Osti (b. 1944; 2005) began his first label C.P Firm in 1974. Stone Island was set as a secondary line or diffusion collection of his most important label. The model specialised in floor treatment of fabrics and dyeing methods. GFT purchased the corporate in 1983, Osti left in 1994, it is now run by Carlo Rivetti.
Originally the patches were inexperienced edged, badges from around the yr 2000 onwards grew to become black edged. There are also a run of rarer ‘white badges’ which had been initially made on sure jackets to rejoice the Island millennium. The white badge is now obvious on jackets that use materials that Stone Island develops themselves in-house. Novel jacket designs embrace the “Liquid Reflective” jacket, that uses 1000’s of small shards of glass that replicate to mild.