Hailing from Bologna, Italy, Stone Island's inception was the product of innovative fabric maestro Massimo Osti after material originally intended for CP Company did not fit the brand profile. The now legendary Tela Stella fabric was heavy-weight and oilskin-like, impregnated with different pigments on each side and Osti was determined not to let a good thing go to waste - the result, a seven-piece collection of military and nautical influenced jackets featuring a compass logo: Stone Island was born.
With Massimo at the helm, the Stone Island design team has pushed so far beyond boundaries that they've burst through unchartered frontiers entirely. The brand have engineered over 60,000 dye recipes for uniquely engineered fabrics never before utilised in the fashion industry. Invention on an interstellar scale has brought us lenticular nylon, thermo-sensitive polyurethane and a liquid-reflective material constructed of tiny glass microspheres which are oven-baked into the fabric to reflect light.
A forerunner for global design, the brand has high-profile endorsement from all manner of industries and a community millions strong of dedicated collectors the world over. Start your own collection today by shopping our curated collections of iconic Stone Island jackets, sweatshirts, t-shirts and overshirts.