Location February 1950:
Location December 1955:
Simon Brothers Company
Display ad February 1950 issue of "Handbags and Fashion Accessories," page 74
Simbro sets the trend in Straws
Simon Brothers exhibited their 1956 collection of Spring handbags with the other members of the National Authority for the Ladies Handbag Industry begining January 3, 1956. 1956NationalAuthorityMembers
Display ad Handbags & Accessories December 1955, page 39.
Half page display ad Handbags & Accessories December 1959, page 8.
STRAWBAG Star Parade
"SIMON is winning the Fashion race. Handbag Fashions created by SIMON in Italy, Germany, Spain, Yugoslavia, Hong Kong, Japan, etc. The world's best in Hi-Fashion!
The Latest Handbag Designs, the most unusual styling, exciting Spring and Summer Colors and Combinations made for any taste . . . for any pocket. Expressly for Miss and Mrs. America.
Come and See . . . "The Wonder Line of I960"."
Roomy Bags Excell for Travel and Resort
Large roomy bags in smart casual styling are taking the lead for resort and travel wear. Of interest are the brightly colored straw bags in novel shapes, designed with travel costume coordination following the fashion story. (Handbags & Accessories December 1959, page 56)
POODLE STRAW bag with tight curls. Available in luxurious electric fashion and basic colors this bag comes with various colored leather trims. Simon Bros., 33 E. 33rd St.