Stone Island is an Italian high-end men’s apparel brand. It is a part of “Sportswear Company”.
2 Historical past
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Stone Island is understood 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 year 2000 onwards turned black edged. There are also a run of rarer ‘white badges’ which were initially made on certain jackets to have a good time the brand new millennium. The white badge is now apparent on jackets that use supplies that Stone Island develops themselves in-house. Novel jacket designs embody the “Liquid Reflective” jacket, that uses hundreds of small shards of glass that reflect gentle.
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 essential label.[Three] The model specialised in surface remedy of fabrics and Stone dyeing techniques. GFT bought the corporate in 1983, Osti left in 1994, it’s now run by Carlo Rivetti.
In mid 2017, Stone Island bought Singaporean Sovereign wealth fund Temasek Holdings a 30% stake in its business for a yet to be disclosed sum.
From the mid nineties the make has been popular among soccer fan ‘casuals’ in England and throughout the remainder of Europe. The model can be seen in many soccer hooliganism primarily based movies, resembling Green Street Hooligans and The Football Manufacturing unit.
^ Historical past of the iconic Stone Island Patch
^ Company history Drapers Online, 2012
^ “Stone Island Sells 30% Stake to Temasek”. The Enterprise of Trend. 2017-08-01. Retrieved 2017-08-01.