Best of Boston

BEST Leather

1999 BEST Leather

Coach

Boston

Forget the limited line of bags, wallets and key rings that were a rite of passage for college graduates and sure standbys for Mother’s and Father’s Day gifts. The company underwent a major makeover and has updated its inventory to… read more»

1998 BEST Leather

Coach

Boston

Coach is back on our radar with a new young designer turning out leather goods in shapes and colors never before associated with the conservative store. Look for its ergonomically shaped purses, wallets in lime green, and golf gloves in… read more»

1997 BEST Leather

Neiman Marcus

Boston

For men and women this is the best selection in town. Belts, bags, and wallets from the likes of Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Bottega Veneta make this the one-stop upscale shop for leather goods. If money is no… read more»

1996 BEST Leather, Cleaning

The Designers

Boston

The old suede jacket was looking a little shabby, having survived the winter of ’95-’96, but Designers said not to worry: They’d hand—clean and buff it back into shape. And they did. A great place for cool new leather clothes—many… read more»

1994 BEST Leather, Repair

Brighton Leather and Shoe Repair

Brookline

Whether it’s a designer jacket or that old handbag you love, the folks in this small shop will make it look like new. read more»

1993 BEST Leather, Custom

The Designers

Boston

This Beacon Hill shop will make any article of clothing you want, using the finest leather. Whether creating a new garment or repairing an old one, their work is impeccable. read more»

1990 BEST Leather, Repair

Brighton Leather and Shoe Repair

Brighton

Custom work on everything leather—from handbags to clothing. read more»