301 WEST 4TH


Light shines through grand floor-to-ceiling windows, flooding the boutique’s first-floor ‘living room’, which houses the complete WANT Les Essentiels accessories collection. The adjacent room, ‘the wardrobe’, expands into men’s and women’s apparel. Guests continue their journey in ‘the tea room’, where they are invited to pause for tea as they peruse the carefully edited selection of essential tools for living.   

Monday to Saturday 11am–7pm

Sunday 12pm–6pm



The boutique offers timeless items to be cherished in the wardrobe and the home, as well as essential items for a weekend getaway or trip overseas.

  • personal: Enjoying exceptional personalized service, guests are encouraged to discover quintessential WANT Les Essentiels favorites amongst carefully selected essential finds from brands across fashion, home and accessories.

  • functional: Curation and meticulous editing are at the heart of the boutique. The concept of necessity over seasonality pervades throughout, as does an appreciation of the simple things in life and objects that stand the test of time.  

  • aspirational: Both the building itself and the materials chosen for its interior exude permanence. European mid-century furnishings, American minimal art, and eclectic worldly treasures accent the house while still highlighting the building’s historic features.