Stone Island Liquid Reflective A/W 2017
Posted On July 13, 2018
Every season Stone Island and Carlo Rivetti strive to push the boundaries of technical fashion design, and this jacket actually isn’t any different. The liquid reflective is improbable, the type, form and sizing actually encapsulate all the pieces good that comes out of Italy.
The fabric is coated with thousands of glass microspheres and then spray painted by hand on a mannequin and positioned in an oven to dry. The handmade facet of this process makes every garment unique and every one among them is totally different indirectly. Another robust nod in direction of the previous Marina model with the two entrance slash pockets, one among my favorite nuances and they really swimsuit this.
The strange thing about this jacket however, is the bizarre hood. In my opinion, nothing about it really works. You may see already, when taking a look at it poppered up, the pressure as a consequence of the burden of the hood means a popper is simply ready to rip out. So, the other possibility is to wear with the hood down. Once more, it simply looks actually odd. The zip is uncovered and due to the thickness of the fabric, it just form of hangs without any which means. I can’t perceive why they attempted to incorporate a hood when it’s so obvious it simply needs a sensible collar. What is it about SPW and unhealthy hood design?!
Personally, it doesn’t put me off total, it’s a stunning jacket and the reflective nature makes it an actual head turner. The extremely high RRP of somewhere within the area of ?795 means there are plenty still obtainable at half the value for those who look onerous sufficient, even though production numbers had been supposedly small.
I picked up a 2XL, and that is available in slightly over 25 p2p. The shape of the jacket makes it really feel roomy (I’m a 46chest) however it will likely be superb to layer up below come the colder weather.
It’s available in two colourways, sage green and blue, the sage featured right here. The coat also features the infamous limited edition white Stone Island badge, supposedly discovered on every restricted version jacket, however typically on every jacket more than ?500 nowadays.