Home Guard REALM & EMPIRE Retro Vintage Sweatshirt

Realm & Empire

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Realm & Empire is a curious and innovative clothing concept. The brands inspiration comes from it's unique partnership with the British Imperial War Museum, one of the foremost authorities on British war time history and leading custodian of WWII artefacts. The Churchill War Rooms is the foundation of this fab Retro Clothing collection with Sir Winston himself the chief protagonist.

'Home Guard' Mens Retro Sweatshirt by REALM & EMPIRE - Merchant navy Indie style jersey sweatshirt with Vintage cracked print design. A homage to the heroism of the Home Guard and their dedication to Britain's war effort. Featuring the following text - 'Home Guard Training and Duties; including the methods of defeating an armed man'. Cool REALM & EMPIRE signature branding completes the look. 'Home Guard' Mens Retro Indie Sweat Jumper by REALM & EMPIRE.

Initially named the Local Defence Volunteers (LDV), the name was changed to Home Guard as a result of the slightly derogatory slang term of Look, Duck and Vanish, that became associated with the LDV.Operational between 1940 to 1944 the Home Guard was localised defence organisation with 1.5 million volunteers. Most of these were otherwise ineligible for military service due to age (a subject matter expertly tackled in iconic sit-com Dads Army). The Home Guard served as a secondary defence force around coastal areas, airfields, factories and explosive stores throughout Great Britain.

REALM & EMPIRE 'HOME GUARD' MENS RETRO INDIE WWII VINTAGE PRINT SWEATSHIRT. 'HOME GUARD' RETRO INDIE WWII VINTAE PRINT MENS SWEAT SHIRT by REALM & EMPIRE - Mens merchant navy jumper with a cool Seventies Indie jersey sweat fabrication. Contrast white Vintage cracked poster print with Home Guard instructional detail. Finished with Realm & empire branding. Ribbed collar, cuffs and hem.

Brand: REALM & EMPIRE Mens Clothing.
Colour: Merchant Navy.
Composition: 100% Cotton.
Care: Machine wash. Please refer to full instructions on garment label.
SKU: RE0039 'Home Guard' REALM & EMPIRE Sweatshirt. REALM & EMPIRE 'Home Guard' Mens Retro Indie Vintage WWII Poster Print Sweatshirt.

Approximate sizing as follows:

Small - 36" - 38"
Medium - 38" - 40"
Large - 40" - 42"
XL - 42" - 44"

Product ID: 9383

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