The best brands in the world are so good at what they do that they have become synonymous with what they make. Take, WANT Les Essentiels, for example. It’s likely that you’re reading this because you know just how reliable, luxurious and versatile the Montreal-based brand’s selection of bags, backpacks and accessories are. In its thirteen-year history, WANT Les Essentiels have become synonymous with carefully constructed travel accessories that are discreet and intentional yet incredibly forward-thinking thanks to the innovative range of materials. For that reason, they’ve become the type of brand to build your holiday around. As it doesn’t really matter where you’ll be heading, how long for and even what you plan to do, there’s always a few WANT Les Essentiels travel accessories that you should have with you.

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Dayton ECONYL Shopper Tote Bag
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Dayton ECONYL Shopper Tote Bag

WANT Les Essentiels Dayton ECONYL Shopper Tote Bag

Ideal for days out, short trips or aeroplane carry-on, the WANT Les Essentiels Tote has a soft and enduring nylon construction that has the capacity to house your essentials as they change throughout the day. Plus, it has convertible strap options which makes it a comfortable and dependable travel companion. For this season, the Dayton has got even better thanks to its ECONYL construction – a lightweight recycled nylon developed in Italy that is made entirely from recycled sea waste.

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Black Leather O'Hare Kastrup Backpack
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Black Leather O'Hare Kastrup Backpack

WANT Les Essentiels 2.0 Kastrup Backpack

The WANT Les Essentiels Kastrup Backpack will be an indispensable ally on your travels. The understated design allows you to carry a multitude of essentials from a laptop, charger, clothes and toiletries which makes it the perfect overnight bag as well as being a reliable everyday accessory. Plus, the all-new Kastrup 2.0 - made from Italian double-faced nylon - features an updated interior, with maximised pocketing including a hidden passport pocket that is particularly useful to keep documents safe, secure and within easy reach at all times.

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Tacoma Waist Pack
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Tacoma Waist Pack

WANT Les Essentiels Tacoma Waist Pack

The undeniably useful waist pack – also known as sling-bag or pouch - has seen a resurgence as of late. So much so, that the WANT Les Essentiels team claim that this is the one bag in the office that people use most often. So, invest in it for your holiday and it will be the enduring type of summer travel accessory that you’ll use all year round. That’s because, the WANT Les Essentiels functional Tacoma waist pack - crafted from a hardy organic cotton - has enough pockets for all your small cargo but it’s presented in a rounded, simple silhouette with a mesh reverse that guarantees a comfortable fit. Plus, it’s fitted with long adjustable straps for waist, cross-body or over-shoulder wear.

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Hiking Green / Black Stanfield Econyl Convertible Sport Holdall
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Hiking Green / Black Stanfield Econyl Convertible Sport Holdall

WANT Les Essentiels Hiking Stanfield Econcyl Convertible Sport Holdall

The downside to your average holdall is the fact that you have to hold it – at all times. Naturally, WANT Les Essentiels sought a way of combatting this problem by giving their ever-popular holdall, the Stanfield, a variety of straps. The convertible holdall now comes complete with a crossbody strap, shoulder strap and shorter holdall handles, to offer a customisable and comfortable fit. The durable recycled nylon construction also gives the high-performance design added durability, meaning it’s the ideal holdall for everything; the gym, a long weekend away or even a few weeks away backpacking.

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Stanfield ECONYL Sport Holdall Bag

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