Stone Island became synonymous with soccer hooligans within the UK in the 80s and 90s – soccer hooliganism in those days carried a great deal of unhealthy press, for apparent causes, mass violence up and down the nation, in the stadiums, on the trains, in the pubs, down the backstreets and anybody involved would be thought of a lowlife thug wanker – mainly because they have Official been. It was additionally adopted by hooligans in other parts of Europe, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Russia and so forth, anyplace that had the same issues of soccer violence.
Similar thing went for Stone Islands sister model, C.P. Company, and their famous goggle jacket, though not as a lot.
Football hooligans have died off in the UK from what it was once but they are nonetheless round, as nicely as the football ‘casuals’ and because of Stone Islands connection to that additionally it is worn by people who suppose they’re hard cunts who stroll round with their chests puffed up and their arms out like they’re carrying two carpet rolls. They are those providing you with the lifeless eye within the pub and say things like “u wana take this exterior do ya m8?”.
Its additionally worn fairly a bit by drug sellers and ‘roadmans’ as its a standing image. The compass badge is definitely recognisable and everyone knows Stone Island is an costly brand. Additionally they wear Moncler bubble jackets and Gucci manbags but they arent really something to do with the soccer hooligan factor.