Realm & Empire | Modern Menswear Inspired by History

REALM & EMPIRE is a modern menswear collection inspired by British military history. We discover themes in our digs through the IWM's print and garment archives, meaning every piece combines design expertise with an authentic backstory.


Field Notes

Competition: Win a Kit Bag of Menswear Goodies Worth £750

January 10, 2017

Would you like to win a whole new wardrobe for the new year? We've teamed up with Loake Shoemakers and our partners IWM London to give you the chance to win a full wardrobe update worth £750!  Realm & Empire produce high quality menswear with a genuine story. Our exclusive access to the Imperial War Museum's archive of garments, artefacts and photos provides us with a fundamentally British starting point, from which our designers create striking contemporary clothing infused with meticulously researched historical detail.   This year, we are kicking things off with a celebration of British history and craftsmanship in Menswear. Joining forces with British shoemakers Loake and our partners at IWM London, we are giving one of you the... Continue Reading →

AW16: As Seen On...

December 21, 2016

In a month that saw the end of the Black Friday hysteria and the launch of our very first Christmas Gift Set Curations, here's what some of the menswear aficionados had to say about R/E...  1. "This year, the military menswear maestros have curated seven different ‘kit bags’ each of which has been given a suitable name and filled with a well thought out package of their fantastic products." - Proper Mag reviews the Kit Bag collection.  2. Realm & Empire AW16 on the streets of Tokyo courtesy of Individualism. Check out the feature for Tokyo tips and talks of nostalgia whilst soaking up some sweet style inspiration. 3. "A gift should always be appreciated whether it is something you wanted or not,... Continue Reading →