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Stone Island is an Italian premium men’s apparel model from Ravarino famous for its compass patch that buttons onto the higher sleeve of the left arm. It belongs to Carlo Rivetti’s “Sportswear Company” (SPW). Massimo Osti (b. 1944; † 2005) began his first label C.P Firm in 1974. Island Stone Island was set as a secondary line or diffusion assortment of his most important label. The model specialised in surface therapy of fabrics and dyeing methods. GFT bought the company in 1983, Osti left in 1994, it’s now run by Carlo Rivetti. Originally the patches have been green edged, badges from around the year 2000 onwards became black edged. There are additionally a run of rarer ‘white badges’ which had been initially made on certain jackets to celebrate the millennium. The white badge is now apparent on jackets that use materials that Stone Island develops themselves in-home. The model can be synonymous with soccer casuals within the UK and Europe and has made appearances in lots of soccer hooligan related documentaries and films.