Three brothers, Babak Golkar, Haman Golkar and Farhan Golkar, founded the label in 2007. Babak Golkar studied his craft at The London College of Fashion, and has won CPL Aromas fashion design awards. He was also a finalist in the Niquitin CQ Design Awards.
Haman Golkar learned his fashion skills at the famous Central Saint Martins college in London.
Farhan Golkar pursued his studies in design at the Chelsea College of Art.
The brothers have won the prestigious Esquire Designer of the Year Award for their menswear label Emperor 1688 in 2011 and have been nominated again in 2012.
Established in 2007, The Emperor 1688 is an innovative luxury menswear brand that prides itself on using the finest fibers and fabrics from prestigious European mills.
The fine pure cotton from Italy, Switzerland and England exude luxury.
From traditional herringbone to crisp contemporary pinstripes, each and every fabric is chosen with care and passion.
The Emperor 1688 has a strong following, worn by many A-list celebrities, athletes and royalty across the globe.