Founded in 1982 and led by creative director Carlo Rivetti, Stone Island (/stoʊn ˈaɪlənd/)  is an Italian luxury fashion brand renowned for its innovative and technological research philosophy. Stone Island is synonymous with high-quality, functional outerwear and casual wear. The labels often collaborate with street culture brands such as Supreme, Nike, and New Balance. The Stone Island selection includes fleece shorts, cotton outerwear, and crew-neck pullovers.