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Stone Island Crinkle Reps Technical Fabric

What To Know About Stone Island Crinkle Reps Fabric

Stone Island has been an inescapable part of UK street style for decades. The Italian label was first established in 1982, in the Modena era, by the creative genius Massimo Osti and within a year, Carlo Rivetti came onto the scene. Perhaps the most important element of a Stone Island jacket is the removable badge, normally found on the left side of the garment. Different variations of the badge appear on different products and they denote different aspects of the brand. Most commonly, there is the standard badge, decorated in a yellow and green compass rose design and remains unchanged since the brand’s debut.

Crinkle Reps Down Jacket Ochre

Crinkle Reps Fabric Composition:

One of Stone Islands’ cutting-edge, tech-driven fabrics includes Crinkle Reps. Named after its appearance, Stone Island Crinkle Reps jackets are crafted from lightweight nylon reps with an ultra-tight weaving construction that is garment-dyed. A resin coating is applied to the inside, offering wind and mild water resistance. Due to uneven penetration, the color bursts evenly across the material, giving a crinkly effect while also giving the surface a blurred, marbled appearance. This makes each garment unique, having every piece individually designed. Further color hues are brought out of the Crinkle Reps fabric thanks to a special agent that makes the garment anti-drop. Typically, the Crinkle Reps fabric is injected with the finest feathers which assist in making the garment dying easier.

Crinkle Reps Down Jacket Navy

Season after season, Stone Island has made new boundaries when it comes to garment making. It is an ongoing investigation for the brand to discover materials and production techniques that have not yet been used in the clothing industry. LAB is the constant investigation into the transformation and enhancement of fibers and fabrics, and it is from here where many Stone Island projects are born. Whether its features such as water-resistant technology or garments that change color with the temperature, Stone island has created some of the best materials and techniques there is in fashion, and the Crinkle Rep fabric is no exception.

Our Favourite Stone Island Crinkle Reps Jackets:

The self-produced materials are something that makes every Stone Island collection unique and like no other. With over 60,000 dye recipes, the Crinkle Rep fabric is just one of many materials that we love here at Aphrodite and a personal favorite is the Crinkle Reps NY Jacket in Violet. Preparing you for the unpredictable months ahead, this practical Stone Island jacket is made from the brand’s classic Crinkle Reps fabric with a garment-dyed purple hue that creates a crinkled effect, complete with water and wind-resistant features as well as PrimaLoft filling for extra insulation. A full-length zip fastens the front allowing you to choose the best level of ventilation and styling, whilst zip chest pockets bring personal storage. Finished with straight hems for a sporty feel, I’m sure you can see why this is one of our favorites.

Stone Island Crinkle Reps Violet

If you’re after something more monochrome, another favorite when it comes to the iconic crinkle reps fabric is the Crinkle Reps NY Down jacket. Delivering functionality backed by a well-insulated design, this crinkle reps jacket features elasticated bindings across the cuffs, and a classic hooded collar, whilst the full-length zipper fastening is complemented by black taped seams for a sleek and well-defined finish. Two practical zip-secured side-seam pockets provide ample on-the-go storage to suit, whilst the monochrome Stone Island badge to the left arm helps bring a touch of added depth to this luxury jacket.

Crinkle Reps Down Jacket Badge

And last but not least, we couldn’t forget to mention the Crinkle Reps NY Jacket in Ochre. Water and wind-resistant, crafted in resin-coated quilted crinkled nylon taffeta, this long-sleeved piece is tailored to a padded design to provide a highly insulative layer of protection regardless of setting. With tonal webbing trim throughout, a bungee-style drawstring at the hood, a full-length two-way zip fastening with a high rise collar. This ochre silhouette is signed off with two side entry zip secures pockets and the instantly recognizable Stone Island badge to the left sleeve in black.

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Crinkle Reps Garments at Aphrodite

If this hasn’t proven that Stone Island has created a high-tech luxurious material, then we don’t know what will. Shop these three products and many more Stone Island Crinkle Reps garments at Aphrodite now.

Stone Island Overshirt in Navy

Fresh Drop of the Iconic Stone Island Overshirt

The Stone Island overshirt is a certified cult classic synonymous with casual culture across Europe, from humble beginnings on football terraces to flagship stores in Los Angeles. The simple overshirt has to led the way in men’s fashion gaining popularity for its functionality, design, and authenticity.

Smart and hardwearing, the overshirt was originally designed for workers, to give them extra protection in wintery conditions and could be worn over a shirt and tie. Loved for its handy pockets and simple design, the overshirt was the go-to garment for a comfortable functional uniform, from victorian rail workers to British soldiers during the Second World War. The simple overshirt was an everyday essential for most men.

Stone Island Overshirt in Aqua

Stone Island has captured the need for a functional but stylish overshirt. The Italian Sportwear company is renowned for its unique design, from reflective heat-resisting materials to trousers made from stainless steel, but it was the simplicity of the overshirt that resonated with people the most. The Stone Island brand carries such authenticity that the contemporary touch by the Italian brand to a classic garment was all that was needed to propel the overshirt’s meteoric rise.

The current range of Stone Island overshirts is just as functional and stylish as the original, a garment-dyed design has been applied for a vintage effect, which proudly links back to the overshirts humble roots. However with this new range of Stoney overshirts, you won’t just blend into the crowd, vibrant aqua and pink colours are available helping you make a bold statement on the high street, out in the city, or in the terraces.

Stone Island Overshirt Pink

The long-sleeved and versatile garment is crafted in 100% pure cotton and is secured with a zip fastening allowing the garment to be worn both open or zipped closed, this design is flanked by two chest pockets, adding practicality to the piece which allows you to easily store away your everyday essentials. The overshirt is finalised with the iconic Stone Island compass logo on the left sleeve.

The Stone Island overshirt is available in Aqua, Pink and Navy 

Stone Island Corduroy Overshirt

The Stone Island Cord Overshirt Is Back

Stone Island Cord Overshirt in Antique Rose / Magenta Purple

News just in… Two brand-new Stone Island Cord Overshirts have just landed in our laps. You might remember the Stone Island Cord Overshirt from last season, although you can be forgiven if not, the silhouette sold out quicker than you can say Jack Robinson. We’re expecting these two most recent colourways to fly out too, so if you were late to the party last time, make sure you’re prompt and primed to grab one this season.

Stone Island Cord

Stone Island Corduroy Magenta

You’ll never be dubbed a shrinking violet in a Stone Island Cord Overshirt. Why you ask? Well, the brand’s beautiful blend of striking colours and expert craftsmanship has a lot to answer for. Available now in antique rose and magenta purple, these fresh additions employ thick wale, soft corduroy fabric in their base, offering a warm touch to the skin. On the chest, two buttoned pockets are housed to store all your valuables, while of course, on the sleeve, the iconic Stone Island compass sits in position, geared up to see you through a number of occasions, from match day to weekend beverages…

Get set to command attention in the Stone Island Corduroy Overshirt.

stone island gore tex down jacket

Stone Island GORE-TEX Tech Down Jacket

Autumn is officially here and to celebrate Stone Island have dropped one of the finest winter jackets we’ve had the pleasure of laying our eyes on. Resistant to just about every element conjured up by the unreliable British weather, its technical fabrics, pocket ladened exterior and unique colourway make for instant classic status in any collector’s eyes.

Pieced together from a GORE-TEX Paclite fabric, the jacket is not only lightweight and breathable but a breeze to pack away should you need to. Making good on the labels ‘guaranteed to keep you dry’ promise, it comes engineered from a two-layer fabric, a 50 micro-denier yarn, anti-drop treated polyester outer is bonded to an interior GORE-TEX membrane for a fully water and windproof finish. Further enhanced with taped seams throughout and given a warming down-filling, in short, if you find yourself in a particularly unpleasant spot of rain or a freak blustery spell, this is the jacket to have on.


Stone Island GORE-TEX Tech Down Jacket


Bolstered with a protective hood complete with both a snap secured visor and unique cross 4 buckle adjusters, a storm flap hides a two-way waterproof zip closure, whilst an internal drawstring provides a more tailored fit. Should you find yourself seeking shelter indoors, underarm vents allow for you to drop some internal temp whilst a selection of bellow pockets provide not only a handy place to keep your digits warms, but ample room for personal possessions.

Finished with velcro cuffs and the removable compass situated to the sleeve, get your now online before they go. Shop the Stone Island GORE-TEX Tech Down Jacket.


Stone Island Camouflage AW21

Stone Island Rain Camo Reflective Collection

Super skilled in the wizardry of making show-stopping garments, Italian phenomenon Stone Island proves why it’s such a sensation in the streetwear world with the Rain Camo Reflective Collection that just hit our shelves. Developed using materials from the label’s very own labs, these latest arrivals land in an authentic, camo-like pattern that can’t be imitated or matched, it’s that unique.

First in the lineup is a two-layer, winter-primed jacket that’s proudly presented with the rarely seen white compass badge, meaning this seasonal piece comes in a limited-edition run. Sure to be highly sought after, the head-turning silhouette opens to reveal a detachable nylon gilet with a zip away hood, while externally, drawstrings and a set of snap pockets detail the base. If function means just as much as form to you, then this piece is for you.

Stone Island Winter Jacket

Next up is a sleeveless style that’s bound to be the star of the show no matter what the occasion; in fact, we don’t think Drake would look out of place donning this on the big stage. Made to move, the padded gilet is imbued with flexibility and features an over-head construction with buckle shoulder straps and velcro side tabs. Great for injecting the resurgent utility trend into your wardrobe, this one-off garment is signed off with reflective branding at the reverse.

Stone Island AW21

Last but certainly not least, we’ve got an overshirt rounding things off, again draped in that distinctive camouflage fabric compounded of tones of beige and black. Detailed with inverted triangles at the chest and a compass-laden zip pocket at the sleeve.

Stone Island Overshirt AW21

Shop the Stone Island Rain Camo Reflective Collection at Aphrodite now.

Stone Island Jacket

An Ode To The Stone Island Overshirt

A constant resident of the upper echelons of really nice clothes, a Stone Island overshirt is for many some of the most highly regarded pieces of clobber one can get their hands on. Lauded for their countless array of stellar talking points, mind-boggling visuals and sharp cuts, they provide the trans-seasonal keys to casual wardrobe elevation. But, before we dive straight into the compliments it’s worth taking a look back at where exactly this half-shirt half-jacket hybrid originated.


Stone Island Overshirt


Timeless, smart but tough enough to handle the rigors of a hard days graft, the overshirt was originally designed as a layering piece to go over the top of suits and ties. Famed for its plethora of handy pockets and uncomplicated design the ‘shackets’ were often constructed using more robust materials such as sturdy cotton twill and moleskin.

Becoming the go-to garment for easygoing functionality the overshirt quickly found itself on the backs of everyone from tradesmen and French Railway workers to British soldiers during the Second World War. More recently the garments have made somewhat of a resurgence in the modern man’s everyday wardrobe, slotting seamlessly into contemporary trends such as Scandinavian minimalism and workwear-inspired tailoring.


Stone Island Overshirts


So where does Stone Island fit into all of this? Well, not only do we just love talking about everyone’s favourite Italian sportswear company, but when it comes to totally unique overshirts they certainly know a thing or two. Utilising their penchant for unique fabric blends, the brand continues to put out overshirts in just about every shape and size imaginable, including, but not limited to, Crinkle Reps NY, nylon metal, naslan light, cotton garbadine, brushed cotton twill, tella stella… we think you get the idea.


Stone Island Jackets


Not only do these ingenious pairings provide a super functional outer shell to give you that little bit extra protection, but they provide a perfect base for Stone Island’s garment-dyeing wizardry and bespoke treatments to shine. With shades spanning everything from soft blush pink to punchy neons, iridescent, reflective and thermal reactive coatings deliver eye-catching notes whilst the brand’s OLD effect and in-house mixed dyed, give that classic worn-in look everyone can’t get enough of.

With enough pocket variations and smart detailing to please even the most function-obsessed compass patch fan out there, get your hands on a Stone Island Overshirt of your own before it’s too late.


Stone Island Nylon Raso Jacket

Stone Island Nylon Raso TC – Sensorial Style

 Bringing Luxury To The Touch – Stone Island Nylon Raso TC

Outlandish in design with a strong sense of the military aesthetic, Stone Island continues to push the boundries of the industry season upon season. Bringing a sensory approach to the way in which they construct their products, each garment is beautifully curated using signature techniques to achieve unusual textures and appearances. Funnelling their modern consumer into every invention, each creation becomes the perfect blend between a functional lifestyle and technical abilities.Stone Island Nylon Raso Jacket

Yet again paving the way for outerwear, the Stone Island Nylon Raso TC brings a vibrant playfulness to your wardrobe, embarking on the bridge between boldness and continuous style, instantly becoming a classic. Garment dyed with special recipes to produce a lightly translucent outer which oozes in an indulgent shade of blue, ideal for brightening up your summer wardrobe.


Translating the luxury through touch, the Nylon Raso TC construction brings a satin feel to your skin, accompanied by contour tape to the lining for a close fitting and reinforced fit. Large bellow pockets adorn the front, bringing a practical feature the piece, all equipped with secure button closures. No Stone Island piece would be complete without the iconic compass badge, which sits proudly to the sleeve.

Want to induldge in the Stone Island jacket of the season? Check out the Stone Island Raso TC Jacket in Turquoise now online at Aphrodite

Stone Island Crinkle Reps Jacket

Stone Island Crinkle Reps Down Jacket Just Landed

Introducing Premium Outerwear in the Stone Island Crinkle Reps Down Jacket

Redefining outerwear from the heart of Italy, Stone Island sees a militarian approach to design, acting as the forerunner of highly functional, practical and wearable clothing for the modern man. With visual and hand-feel properties highly considered in each piece, the brand re-invents the portrayal of outwear, challenging the functions and aesthetics of the wider industry.

Stone Island Jacket

Pushing the boundries for yet another season, the Stone Island Crinkle Reps Down Jacket brings classic puffer styling to premium protection, personifying the quality feel of the Stone Island brand. Lined with an insulating down and protected by a 100% Nylon outer, this piece boasts wind and water resistance, allowing you to stay protected despite the elements. Helping to further seal in the warmth, a two way zip closure accompanied by an adjustable hemline and hood introduces the option of ultra security and streamlined fitting.

Bringing a distinctive look to each piece, the Crinkle Reps Down Jacket undergoes the brands signature garment dye process, introducing an air of uniqueness and creativity to your outfit. Presented in a vibrant green for those who like to make a bold statement with their outerwear, or an equally as stylish navy option for those that prefer a more neutral look, both adorned with the iconic compass for a street ready touch.

Want to shop the Stone Island Crinkle Reps Down Jacket for yourself? Check out our selection on Aphrodite now!


Stone Island Marina Collection

Stone Island Marina SS21 Collection Is Here

It’s been a [long] minute since we were last in possession of the label’s Marina line, but good news… it’s back. The Stone Island Marina SS21 Collection has just landed here at Aphrodite and it’s sure to command attention for all the right reasons.

Bringing an air of nonchalance with it, the latest capsule keeps things perfectly pared back. The palette focuses on wearable blues and punchy aquas which gets us optimistic for the spring season, where lighter nights and the relaxing of lockdown rules are sure to boost the mood. So far, the collection carries two cosy pullovers, a t-shirt and a pair of shorts.

Stone Island Marina Collection

Both hoodies bare the same aesthetic. Each one gets back to basics at the front with a small-scale compass embroidered at the chest. Meanwhile, tonal branding embellishes the reverse – offering that subtle hint of status which can be retrieved at all angles. The navy tee and shorts form a formidable duo; they’re both crafted from super-soft cotton which makes this set the perfect contender for casual lounging. The minimised compass logo makes an appearance again whilst back branding and an adjustable drawstring feature on each silhouette respectively.

Stone Island Marina Line

If you’re looking to embrace the warmer climates and laidback ambience of spring, we can’t fathom a better way to do it other than with the Stone Island Marina SS21 Collection. Shop these key pieces online now at Aphrodite.