Swiss made fake Omega show there’s nothing dull about a white dial in this carefully honed evolution of the high-quality fake Seamaster Diver 300M 126.96.36.199.04.001. The black rubber strap is supremely comfortable as you’d expect from the big O and hugs the wrist with pleasing tactility. It’s marked with a discreet twin-stripe relief pattern and delivered in black to underline the strong monochrome vibe.
Twisted lugs with a broad sweep of polished bevel create dynamic shape-play in the distinctive case while the glossy ceramic bezel frames an icy cool dial. The skeletonised hand set, tough black in this case, together with the wave patterned dial may be divisive. But in this graphic context it brings life and added detail to what is already a superb design.
Large, blocky indices that light up like lanterns after dark sit with quiet confidence, and the bright red Seamaster script adds a balanced pop of colour. When you consider the 300m depth rating and the fact that this houses the immaculate co-axial chronometer movement, this is one of the strongest divers around – a perfect everyday wear in its crisp arctic white