Editor’s note: We could always tell by the way the*Omega Seamaster Railmaster ‘Blue-Denim’ used its walk that it walked a fine line between*a strong look and something else. The winds of sartorial change have changed direction since it was first released in 2018, with Levis recently re-releasing their ‘Engineered’ range, 20 years after it was first introduced in the ’90s. Where does that leave the Omega Seamaster Railmaster ‘Blue Denim’? Well, ‘double denim’ was once a fashion crime. It was a simple dressing rule that would help people avoid ridicule in public. For example, should I wear this denim shirt with jeans? No mam, change it out for cotton. Should I wear this denim jacket with a denim shirt? Not unless you are a real-life cowboy, sir. But fashion is mercurial, and what was once a laughing stock can become legendary in the simple changing of a season. Where does it stand, now? Is it the long lost link between workwear and watchmaking? * * The story in a second: Workwear meets watchmaking in Omega’s latest colourful take on the Railmaster. One of last year’s most compelling releases from Omega was the revamped Railmaster. This new take on an old…

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