This video is about boots. That is to say, in the video, boots are being made. But what this video is really about is time and change. George Ziermann handmakes custom boots out in Pendleton, Oregon. It’s a profession that’s dying. Before he retires, Ziermann wants to pass on the skills he’s acquired over the years, but finding an apprentice with the right work ethic and passion has proven difficult.

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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.