Summer festivals are shitshows. The food is expensive, people are under the influence of possibly multiple substances, and it’s hotter than the seventh circle of hell. Or maybe I’m getting too old to appreciate them. Regardless, I’ll never pass on seeing the Warped Tour. Warped 2008 popped my cherry and it was a religious experience. I saw Mayday Parade just before they got big (which I believe happened because of Warped Tour), I saw local favorites Family Force 5 (who rock the hardest live), and I allowed Tom DeLonge to break my heart as I stood and watched him play in Angels and Airwaves instead of blink.

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If you’re going to travel the the world, it takes preparation. So you’ve gone down your check list of all of the things you may need. After spending hours of stuffing your belongings in your luggage, you’re finally done. Suddenly, your suitcase pops open and everything falls out. Then you think to yourself, a nicer luggage set has got to be added to the list. Co-founders of WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie Byron and Dexter Peart, embarked on a journey of making fine luggage and high-end accessories accessible for the modern day traveler, to fill this void.

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