Best of Boston

2021 Best Handbag Designer

Meichi Peng

At a time when so many of us have adopted new furry friends, this handbag guru’s bespokedoggie totes (customized to your pet’s specific shape and size) have reached cult-hero status. But that’s not the only carryall Peng specializes in: Handmade in upholstery-level cowhide and buffalo leather, each of her sumptuous clutches, satchels, totes, belts, and accessories takes 12 to 50 hours to stitch — and it shows.

95 Broadway, Fl. 2, Boston, 617-521-8660,