WANT Les Essentiels Premium Page

Designed for today and built for the future, WANT products are tailored to the needs of an active and modern lifestyle.

WANT Les Essentiels Premium Page

Designed for today and built for the future, WANT products are tailored to the needs of an active and modern lifestyle.

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Vital statistics

  • 2006 Established
  • Private Type
  • 11 - 50 Number of employees
  • Montreal, Canada HQ

Key people

  • Byron & Dexter Peart Peart Co-Founders

Company Snapshot

Company Snapshot

For WANT Les Essentiels, travel is just as much about the journey as it is the destination. Launched in 2006, the brand fills the gap in the modern traveler’s arsenal by offering timeless pieces that place equal value on form and function.

Deeply inspired by architecture and classic, visionary design, co-founders, Byron and Dexter Peart, along with co-founders Mark Wiltzer and Jacqueline Gelber, have created pieces to transform each journey – whether crossing continents or dashing to your daily commute—into a smooth and stylish procession. “Our goal has been to look at all of the needs of people in motion and figure out how we could better their experiences,” says Byron Peart.

As you explore each product, you will uncover thoughtful design elements, such as magnetic front pockets for easy access, or bias-cut pockets for business cards within a briefcase. “We are making things that need to exist,” Byron Peart says, “things that are useful, things that function well, with quality materials and construction that deliver value.”

Each detail is purposeful. Silhouettes are both chic and utilitarian. Materials are meticulously sourced. Design is relevant and sustainable. Touches like these not only create more space and convenience in day-to-day life, but also restore a sense of refinement when traveling. WANT Les Essentiels redefines each journey as an occasion worth dressing for.

WANT Les Essentiels is a part of WANT Holdings Inc., which encompasses the boutique distribution firm WANT Agency, the retail concept of WANT Apothecary, and e-commerce destination WANTLESESSENTIELS.COM.

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