The brand was founded in 1982 by the Italian designer Massimo Osti, named after his boat. Stone Island is an Italian clothing brand, known for its durable quality and fantastic fabrics. The Stone Island logo is on the left arm and is also called "The Patch". Stone Island has been offering a garment verification service in their products for several years. This offers customers the opportunity to check for authenticity of their products from Stone Island and Stone Island Shadow Project.