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.

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The Edit: Off The Cuff

June 20, 2016

Off The Cuff is a London based style blog run by a mixture of fashion writers, buyers, stylists all all-round nice guys working in the menswear industry. This week, it's our pleasure to introduce the Off The Cuff Collection Edit, their take on the finest pieces from our SS16 range...
Sitting in the Hurricane at RAF Coningsby!

June 14, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, some of us from the R/E team had an awesome day when we were invited to visit the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire. We met with Spitfire Pilot Justin Helliwell and were introduced to the BBMF’s Squadron Leader Andy Millikin. We knew we were close by when a Dakota flew low in the sky above us in preparation for its landing. Great start to the trip. The BBMF hangar is massive with many iconic vintage warbirds such as, the Spitfire, Hurricane, Chipmunk and the Lancaster, not forgetting the Dakota that we’d seen on arrival. The Pigeon also made an appearance... not so vintage but still an important war bird for... Continue Reading →

Exploring a Century of War Movies with IWM

June 07, 2016

From the 1st July, our partners at IWM London are running a new major exhibition that goes behind the scenes of some of this century’s iconic war films that have captured the imagination of the cinema-going audience across the generations.

Marking 100 years since The Battle of the Somme film release, this exhibition goes behind the scenes to reveal how film-makers have re-imagined real life stories of Twentieth Century conflicts for the silver screen.