It’s Labor Day here in the United States, the three-day holiday weekend that marks the unofficial end of summer. While no one really believes or adheres to that old-fashioned rule about wearing white only before Labor Day, it does make for a nice excuse for us to feature a few of our favorite bleached-out Swiss made Rolex replica watches.
Whether it’s white ceramic, white rubber, or just a white dial, the color certainly makes a louder statement than black, more commonly found in watches. Still, some best UK Rolex fake watches are so good that we can’t help but think we’ll be reaching for them (or dreaming about reaching for them) long after the temperatures have dropped and the pumpkin spice is hot. With that, here are a few of our favorite watches, no matter the time of year.
Replica Rolex Explorer II 16570 ‘Polar’ Watches
While I absolutely cannot stand the way that all-white 1:1 cheap Rolex copy watches look on my wrist – I once owned a white G-Shock, for about five minutes – I do have a long-standing love for watches with white dials, especially those with black accents. And, if I’m going to consider the Mount Rushmore of white dial watches – think: early 5270G, Speedy Project Alaska, and early 25554BA Royal Oak QPs – there’s no way I’m carving into that cliff face without including one of my all-time favorite watches and, for my money, one of the best 5-digit designs ever produced by Rolex, the Swiss movements replica Rolex Explorer II 16570 watches.
Offered from 1989 to 2011 with either a black dial or the white “Polar” dial, my love is exclusive to the white dial offering, with its lightweight black-rimmed markers, matching hands, and bright red GMT hand. I became captivated by the 16570 (and the Explorer II at large) while reading No Shortcuts to the Top by the American alpinist Ed Viesturs. Shortly thereafter, I picked up a late example 16570 Polar, which has the more modern 3186 movement, and I wore it on two hikes to the top of Washinton State’s Mt. Baker (one successful, one not).
For me, the combination of the size, the bright dial, the flying GMT functionality, and the legacy of the perfect Rolex Explorer II fake watches makes this watch just about perfect. On the bracelet, it can be worn in just about any scenario, and I love to swap in a NATO when I’m not worried about a dress code. Labor Day or otherwise, my 16570 is never far from my wrist, and I’m happy to see that prices for tidy examples have started to move back toward reality. After all, I prefer a world where five-digit Rolex references are four-digit prices.
Fake Rolex Yacht-Master 16628 Watches
Nasty in a good way, these early 16628s have so many little features that quickly turn me into Yacht-Master guy. This specific top replica Rolex watches was introduced in 1992, ran for only a couple of years, and not all examples have tritium dials. If you want to get super nerdy, some 16628 examples date to 1991, as Rolex pre-produced the model a bit. I would have to find one with a tritium dial – the triangular plots applied directly on the dial are unique and quirky. Similar to the super clone Rolex Daytona and Explorer II white dials of the early 1990s, these 16628s have a “porcelain” effect due to a multi-layered lacquering process. The result is a crispy black font that hovers above the white surface upon close inspection, sitting between the layers of lacquer.
If I had to lounge on the back of a yacht this Labor Day, sipping rosé, I would do so á la Succession’s Cousin Greg: “It’s a Rolex; it’s not my favorite. It’s fine. I’ll wear it. It’s just not my favorite.”