Realm & Empire | Contemporary Menswear Inspired by Great Britain

Realm & Empire, a men's contemporary clothing collection inspired by original finds from the IWM garment and print archives. Every piece combines a genuine back story with authentic detailing and our own unique design handwriting.


Field Notes

Introducing AW16: Submerged

August 23, 2016

A Menswear Collection Inspired by the Navies of WW2 Commando frogmen, the Special Boat Service and battleships designed to dazzle: for Autumn Winter 16 the Realm & Empire narrative goes deep below the ocean's surface, drawing inspiration from the divers, marines and the clandestine demolition teams who operated during, and even long after, the Second World War. We're delighted to present a striking new collection of winter wears constructed from ideas and real-life tales of mighty tough amphibious environments, highly tactical, clandestine operations and of course, the most no-nonsense of garb. It's fair to say that from conception to the final process, this season's modus operandi is stealth. We've carefully studied authentic uniform details and scoured technical particulars to create contemporary... Continue Reading →

R/E x IWM Churchill War Rooms

August 16, 2016

The Churchill War Rooms in central London was the brain of Britain's wartime efforts. Located just a stone's throw from Downing Street, the site has been maintained and turned into a superb visitor centre by the good people at the Imperial War Museum London. IWM invited us on a private tour of the CWR earlier this year, an offer we extended to fine fashion folk Grey Fox and The Nomadic Gentleman. After all, what's the point in seeing amazing things if you can't share them? Want to get the look? Shop Outerwear. R/E Continue Reading →