Solios

Solar Watch with White & Silver Dial | Cream Vegan Leather Strap

£275 — £300 £300

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The Solios Solar Watch perfectly combines aesthetic, green technology, and durable materials.

The 8mm thin silver-colored 316L stainless steel case is topped by a White dial with a minimalist style and offers a water-resistance of 3 ATM. The hardened mineral glass is covered with a robust sapphire crystal to limit scratches. At the heart, a solar cell allows the watch to recharge by itself and offers a 6-month energy reserve. In addition to promoting slow fashion with style, you'll never have to change your battery.

The Cream eco vegan leather strap is silicone based to eliminate animal cruelty while keeping mother earth in mind.

Case Diameter: 36mm & 40mm

Case Colour: Silver

Dial Colour: White

Strap: Cream vegan leather

Water Resistant: 3 ATM

Battery: Solar cell with a 6-month energy reserve

    Vegan & cruelty free.

    By donating to the Rainforest Trust, Solios helps the association with its mission to protect endangered rainforest lands. Thanks to its hard work and efficient processes, the Rainforest Trust reinvests 100% of its donations and restores one acre of rainforest every 16 seconds all over the planet.

    The first watch brand to obtain B Corp status, Solios creates sleek, minimalist watch designs incorporating an innovative solar-powered technology that allow you to charge your watch using natural and artificial light. Since their inception, Solios has aimed to prove that it is possible to reconcile design, elegance and sustainability. No compromise here: each timepiece features carefully curated materials, ethical processes and, most and foremost, timeless and minimalist aesthetics.

    Founders
    University friends Samuel Leroux and Alexandre Desabrais embarked on a journey to find a business idea that would have a positive impact on the world. Watch lovers at heart, they spent some time analysing the sector before arriving at their winning idea: watches that incorporate solar technology. No more battery replacement. No more planned obsolescence. No more maintenance. 

    “We believe sustainability can be elegant. Timeless. Trendy. Avant-garde. We also believe the journey to adopting a more sustainable lifestyle can be easy and fun"

    Materials
    The battery life of a Solios watch is over 50 years - approximately 25 times longer than a regular watch battery. It will take around five hours to fully recharge a Solios watch under the sun. Its power reserve is approximately 6 months. It charges even under artificial light - simply place it under a lamp for 24 hours for a full recharge!
    Alex and Sam have also discovered a unique material that wasn't frequently used in fashion- silicone-based leather. Free from PU, PVC, phthalates, heavy metals, solvents, and toxic by- products, this is a truly eco-friendly material. The mesh strap is made with long-lasting dyes, and the rubber in the watch is replaced with cork.
    The glass of the watch is made of hardened mineral glass, with a sapphire coating, and
    an anti-reflection coating, making for superior reflective, strength and clarity properties.

    People
    Every factory working with Solios was hand-picked and has been visited on
    multiple occasions to make sure that would meet the highest standards of working
    conditions. Being a B Corp certified company, all production partners had to sign a legally binding Supplier Code of Conduct, including topics such as minimum-wage, security, and working hours, amongst others.
     
    Production
    Solios works with partners from all over the world to bring innovation into the mature and conservative watch industry. They collaborate with technological experts in Japan, Hong Kong, and Switzerland, with some of their materials carefully sourced from China. The final assembly and quality control takes place in Montreal, Canada.
    To encourage circular economy, Solios has developed a watch recycling program, where people can send back their old watches, from any brand, and they make sure that most pieces of the watch will be recycled. 
     
    Packaging
    A Solios watch will be shipped in a 100% recycled cardboard that is locally sourced, using water-based ink, and is 100% recyclable. The packaging is hand-made in the founders' hometown of Montreal, and the brand has chosen to forgo any ribbons, magnets, or soft-touch finish that would make the packaging non-recyclable.
    Many companies will have every individual piece protected and transported in single-use plastic during the manufacturing process, until its final assembly, where this plastic is disposed of. Solios has instead made sure to invest in recycled and reusable cardboard to transport their watches, and use reusable cloth for every other piece.

    Animals
    For everyone at Solios, a sustainable economy represents the economy of the future,
    and the future that the brand envisions uses vegan innovation rather than animal-based, often cruelly produced materials.

    As a marketplace, we sell many beautiful vegan and sustainable brands – but we don’t hold stock, so when you order a product from us, the item is shipped from the brand directly. This eliminates needless carbon emissions and use of resources from not having to have the item packaged and shipped to us, and then repackaged and shipped out again to the customer; and not having to run major warehouse operations in addition to those of our brands.

    If you have purchased multiple items from different brands at the same time, each item will be sent separately and directly from each individual brand.

    We manage all customer communications, so if you have any questions or issues with delivery of your item, please contact us at customers@immaculatevegan.com.

    Delivery Times

    Our brands usually dispatch items within 1-2 days of your order. Shipping can take between 3-10 days depending on where you are based and where the brand is based. If an item is made to order, this will be clearly indicated in the product's description.

    Delivery Destinations & Costs

    We currently ship to the following territories: UK & Europe, North America (US, Canada, and Mexico), Australia, New Zealand, Israel, UAE, Hong Kong, and Japan.

    Note: Each of our brands select which countries in the world they deliver to, and they set their own delivery costs for each country (which will vary). If this is not clearly stated on the individual product page, then you will be able to check in the shopping bag before proceeding to payment.

    Our brands also select their own couriers, which may also differ by country.

    Our Prices, VAT & Import Taxes

    If you order an item that ships to you from within your own country, there will be no additional taxes or fees on receipt of goods.

    If you order an item that ships to you from another country, your order may be subject to VAT and/or import duties, which are the result of international trade agreements between countries and unfortunately not within our control.

    Please note the following scenarios:

    If you order an item that ships to you from within your own country, there will be no additional taxes, duties or fees on receipt of goods.

    If you order an item that ships to you from another country, your order may be subject to VAT and/or import duties, which are the result of international trade agreements between countries and unfortunately not within our control.

    Please note the following scenarios:

    Customers in the UK

    • All products shipped to you from within the UK already include VAT, and there will be no further taxes or import duties applied.

    • Products shipped to you from outside the UK where the price excluding VAT is under £135 will have no further taxes or import duties applied. Please note that the prices shown on our website already include VAT. The calculation to work out the price excluding VAT is to divide the price by 6 and then multiple by 5. For example, a pair of shoes at £150 have a tax exclusive price of £125, so would have no additional import duties applied. 

    • Products shipped from outside the UK where the price excluding VAT is over £135 may be liable to import duties on delivery of the item. This depends on where the item is made, not just where it ships from – for example, items made in the EU will not be liable for additional charges into the UK. If you're unsure, please email us at customers@immaculatevegan.com.

    Customers in the USA

    All orders under $800 are duty free, which means there will be no additional taxes or import duties or fees applied.

    Customers within the EU

    • All products shipped to you from within the EU already include VAT, and there will be no further taxes or import duties applied.

    • Products shipped to you from outside the EU where the price excluding VAT is under 150 Euros will have no further taxes or import duties applied. Please note that the prices shown on our website already include VAT. The calculation to work out the price excluding VAT is to divide the price by 6 and then multiple by 5. For example, a pair of shoes at 150 Euros have a tax exclusive price of 125 Euros, so would have no additional import duties applied.

    • Products shipped from outside the EU where the price excluding VAT is over 150 Euros may be liable to import duties on delivery of the item. This depends on where the item is made, not just where it ships from, so if you're unsure, please email us at customers@immaculatevegan.com.

      Customers in the Rest of the World

      The majority of regions outside UK & EU do not have VAT or import duties that apply, except for very high value orders – however this differs by country, so please check with your local customs office if you aren't sure.

      Payment of VAT & Import Duties

      As the customer, you are responsible for paying any duties that apply in your region. These will be charged at point of delivery, and payable through the courier. Please note, you will be required to pay any relevant VAT & duties before your order will be released to you.

      Depending on the courier used by the brand, you will have either an option to pay any additional fees online by following the tracking number available once your order is shipped, or directly to your courier upon delivery.

      Unfortunately, if you fail to pay these charges and the parcel is returned to sender, we will not be able to refund your original shipping costs, although we will of course refund the cost of your item, when it has been received by the brand.

      Delivery Confirmation

      A delivery confirmation email from Immaculate Vegan will be sent to you as soon as the order has been sent. This email will contain a tracking number and the date the brand dispatched the item.

      If you want to know the status of your delivery, please use the tracking number and link in this delivery confirmation email. This is the easiest and quickest way for you to get this information. 

      If a brand is experiencing a high volume of orders, or other factors such as poor weather or postal strikes, delivery may be delayed by a few days.

      If you experience a delivery issue which has not been resolved by the courier, please contact us and we will do our best to resolve this. 

      Incorrect Address Details

      Please ensure your address is completed correctly and a valid phone number is available at order. Immaculate Vegan does not take responsibility for lost or undelivered items if the address is incorrect.

      If your order is returned to the brand, the cost of redelivery must be paid before it is despatched again.

      Damages

      Please see our Returns Policy

      We hope you love the items you buy from us; we take the utmost care in ensuring our brands and products are of a high quality. Additionally, as shipping goods has an environmental impact, we hope to minimise returns by giving you as much information as possible about each product. 

      However, we understand that from time to time things might not be quite what you expected. So here is our policy and instructions if you ever need to return a product.

      How do I request a return?

      Immaculate Vegan is a multi-brand marketplace. That means that we offer products from different brands based in different countries. So you need to return your item directly to the brand supplier, not to Immaculate Vegan.

      If you want to return an item, you need to inform Immaculate Vegan, not the brand. Please email us at returns@immaculatevegan.com.

      How long do I have to return my order? 

      You have 14 days to inform us of your desire to return an item, and then a further 14 days from the date you notify us to send back the item.

      Do you offer free returns?

      Unfortunately because they are small, independent businesses, the vast majority of our brands are NOT able to offer free shipping – it would simply make trading unfeasible. An exception is Will's Vegan Store which does offer free returns and exchanges. Please still contact us at customers@immaculatevegan.com to make a return or exchange for Wills, and we will process this for you.

      Please note that any delivery costs or import taxes you may have had to pay to receive an item cannot be refunded by us upon the return of that item.

      What can be returned?

      Any item – regular priced or sale price – may be returned and refunded. This includes items purchased with a promotional or discount code.

      However, any custom-made / made to order products cannot be returned and refunded.

      What if an item is faulty?

      If an item is faulty, the brand is responsible for paying for costs of returning the item. Please inform us if you receive a faulty item as soon as possible, by emailing us at customers@immaculatevegan.com. We will ensure you either have a refund or an exchange.

      How should I send back my return?

      Please ensure you package your return securely to prevent any damage to the items or boxes.

      You are responsible for any item being returned until it arrives back at the supplier. We recommend a signed-for and tracked delivery with proof of postage. This is to ensure that if an item goes missing, it can be tracked.

      For non-domestic, international returns, please ensure the package is clearly marked as a return, i.e. 'RETURNED GOODS – FAILED SALE'. We ask that you also use a Customs Declaration (like a CN22 form) that allows you to formally mark the package as Returned Goods. Otherwise the brand will incur import charges that you – the customer – will be liable for. This amount will be deducted from your refund as well as any shipping costs. It may be advisable to take a photo of your package in the event of any dispute.

      In what condition will you accept returns?

      All items returned must be in their original condition – unused, unworn, unwashed, in the original packaging and with original labels and any hygiene stickers attached. All beauty products must be unopened, with all seals in place. Unfortunately, our suppliers will not be able to accept any items that fail to meet these criteria. 

      Processing your return

      Once your returned item is received and inspected, the supplier will notify us, and we will then send you an email confirming this.

      If your return is approved, your refund will be processed. We aim to refund you as soon as we can, once your returned item has been processed by the supplier.

      We are legally obliged to ensure your money is refunded within 14 working days of receipt of the returned goods in a saleable condition.

      Please note that original shipping costs are not refundable unless the delivered item is faulty.

      Exchanges

      Most of our brand partners allow exchanges, although some only offer a return and refund. If you wish to have an exchange, please contact us at returns@immaculatevegan.com.

      Import Duties

      If you have had to pay import duty on a purchase, then you may be able to reclaim that from your local tax office, if you return the goods. Immaculate Vegan is not responsible for any additional customs and taxes applied to an order.

      Returns & Damages

      Immaculate Vegan is not liable for any items damaged or lost during delivery. If this does occur, please let us know and we will contact the brand and then follow up with you. 

      Cancellation policy and process 

      You can cancel an order that you have paid for if it has not yet been dispatched. To do this, please notify us by using the Contact Us form on our website or email us at customers@immaculatevegan.com.

      If you cancel an order that has been dispatched you are obliged to pay the cost of the return shipping. Note: we are unable to refund this or the original shipping fee.

      We aim to process your refund within than 5 days of receipt of goods.

      Any custom-made or made-to-order products cannot be cancelled.

      Note

      This policy applies to products purchased from the www.immaculatevegan.com website only.

      Questions?

      If you have any questions about returns or cancellations that we haven’t answered, please email us at customers@immaculatevegan.com.

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