Stone Island is not known for its flash and gimmickry. Stone Island deals in casual wear staple pieces. So how are Stone Island pieces always so recognizable? Their reputation lies in their ability to do these garments in a way that nobody else is. This is why technology and functionality are as much a part of the Stone Island ethos as impeccable style is.
COTTON FELPA/NYLON COMPACT TREATMENT ACTING ON NYLON: Pre-washing these nylon garments at 130° causes a shrinkage of up to 30% of their initial volume, drastically transforming their appearance. The compacted nylon fibers give to the material the characteristic stiff hand and the uneven appearance. The garment is then dyed with specific recipes. The expertise of the pattern makers and the know-how of the Stone Island color laboratory makes the design of these garments possible, taking into account the high percentage of shrinkage before and after garment dyeing. This STONE ISLAND procedure is absolutely unthinkable in other realities.