Florsheim Dress Shoes for men. Florsheim Shoe Company was started in 1892 in Chicago, Il. As a new class of working men and professionals emerged, Florsheim Shoes came to symbolize success. Since the first pair of shoes were made, Florsheim has represented a combination of style, comfort and high quality footwear workmanship. In 2002, the Weyco Group, located in Glendale, WI. purchased the Florsheim Shoe Company. Today Florsheim headquarters are located in Glendale, WI and the senior offiicials are fifth generation Florsheim to continue to carry on the great Florsheim Shoe Company tradition.