Impulse Buy

This month’s must-have: Meichi Peng's "Peng No. 2.1."

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$1,800, Peng Bags. (Photograph courtesy of Peng Bags)

Every Boston power dresser needs a white bag for summer, and local ­designer Meichi Peng’s ­version—“Peng No. 2.1,” in ivory calf leather—is a cool classic. Fully lined in suede with cowhide pockets, the handstitched piece takes Peng between 12 and 50 hours to complete. Best known for her ultra-modern interior designs, she learned the art of sewing while growing up in Taiwan.

460 Harrison Ave., Boston, 617-521-8660,