Stone Island is an Italian high-end men’s apparel model. It’s part of “Sportswear Company”.
2 Historical past
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6 See also
Stone Island is known by its compass patch that buttons onto the higher sleeve of the left arm.
Initially the patches have been inexperienced edged, badges from across 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 celebrate the new 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 makes use of 1000’s of small shards of glass that mirror light.
Massimo Osti (b. 1944; 2005) started his first label C.P. Company in 1974. Stone Island was set as a secondary line or diffusion assortment of his major label.[Three] The model specialized in floor treatment of fabrics and dyeing methods. GFT bought the company in 1983, Osti left in 1994, it’s now run by Carlo Rivetti.
In mid 2017, Stone Island sold Singaporean Sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings a 30% stake in its enterprise for a yet to be disclosed sum.[Four]
From the mid 1990s the make has been fashionable amongst football fan ‘casuals’ in England and all through the remainder of Europe. The brand can be seen in lots of soccer hooliganism based films, reminiscent of Green Avenue Hooligans and The Football Manufacturing unit.
^ Historical past of the iconic Stone Island Patch
^ Firm history Drapers On-line, 2012
^ “Stone Island Sells 30% Stake to Temasek”. The Enterprise of Style. 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2017-08-01.