Short Sleeve Desert Rat Shirt (Grey) | Realm & Empire

Chambray Cotton Oxford Shirt | Grey (RE0386)

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  • Formed in the sands of Africa during the Second World War, the ‘Desert Rat’ nickname of 7th Armoured Division nickname stems from the emblem worn by the soldiers – a North African rodent called a jerboa – which is said to have been adopted by the wife of the then commanding officer during a visit to Cairo Zoo! With influences pulled from traditional khaki drill, this brilliant summer shirt also features a unique button-down pocket shape inspired by WW2 Ghurka Brigades. 

    • 100% cotton oxford
    • Ghurka style oversized chest pockets
    • Button down collar
    • Slim-fit, short-sleeved with turn-back cuffs
    • Scooped front and back hemline 




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