Long before Diddy sampled them, Beats referred to a group of writer friends, and later, a literary and cultural movement that spanned from the early 1940’s to the mid 1960’s. The Beats: A Graphic History is the story of the beat generation, characterized by nonconformity and defiance of conventional writing, as told by comic legend Harvey Pekar and his artistic collaborator Ed Piskor. Together they effectively represent the essence of the beat era with their stylish approach and smart graphic format.

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Montreal-based watch upstart Solios has introduced an uncompromised approach to watch creation that is equally stylish, sustainable, well-built and elegant. The end result is a full complement of solar-powered watches bearing the Solios name that are the perfect blend of minimal and functional while also being clean and renewable. In other words, you’re strapping one of the sleekest and most stylish watches that also happens to have been built with Mother Earth in mind. Since it’s available in a number of case colors, dial colors and eco vegan leather options, there’s a Solio Solar Watch for everyone.