Thia little news story in the March 1955 issue of Handbags & Accessories provides a little insight into the Miami manufacturing scene.
"Mortimer Edelstein had been involved in Llewellyn Inc. when it was formed in 1951. By 1955, he had moved South, formed Miami Handbags, Maker of Florida Handbags FloridaHandbags and Patricia of Miami PatriciaOfMiami and had become infuential in the industry in Miami." This information is now in question, pending more complete facts from trade publications of the time.
Joseph Weisner: Weisner of Miami, Inc. WeisnerOfMiamiInc
Mrs. Sarah Kahn: Florida Handbag Company FloridaHandbags
Al Platt: Suki Originals SukiOfMiami