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Frye Dorado Riding

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  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • This sleek boot adds charm to any casual outfit.
  • Please note that half sizes are marked with a "/" inside the boot. For example, 8/M would indicate that it is a 8.5 sized boot.
  • Leather upper with functional buckle detail.
  • Leather lined.
  • Leather cushioned insole.
  • Stacked wood heel with rubber tap.
  • Leather sole.
  • Love these boots? How about some tights to go with them! BOOTIGHTS® solves all your feet-slipping, toe-freezing, sock-sagging and tight-snagging needs.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 in
    • Weight: 1 lb 7 oz
    • Circumference: 15 12 in
    • Shaft: 18 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size 7, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

65% Felt true to size
  • 2% Full size too large
  • 21% Half size too Large
  • 65% True to size
  • 10% Half size too small
  • 2% Full size too small
72% Felt true to width
  • 72% Felt true to width
  • 20% Felt narrower than marked
  • 9% Felt wider than marked
66% Moderate arch support
  • 9% Excellent arch support
  • 66% Moderate arch support
  • 26% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • This sleek boot adds charm to any casual outfit.
  • Please note that half sizes are marked with a "/" inside the boot. For example, 8/M would indicate that it is a 8.5 sized boot.
  • Leather upper with functional buckle detail.
  • Leather lined.
  • Leather cushioned insole.
  • Stacked wood heel with rubber tap.
  • Leather sole.
  • Love these boots? How about some tights to go with them! BOOTIGHTS® solves all your feet-slipping, toe-freezing, sock-sagging and tight-snagging needs.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 in
    • Weight: 1 lb 7 oz
    • Circumference: 15 12 in
    • Shaft: 18 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size 7, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Frye Dorado Riding

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 285 reviews.

Top Positive Review

7 people found this review helpful.

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Let me first start by saying this: Zappos has the most AMAZING customer service that I have ever experienced from any company. Okay, now the boots... I have been searching for almost a year for the perfect Frye boots. I have never owned a pair before and I am extremely picky when it comes to shoes, especially boots. I have tried several other styles in Frye and discovered that sizing runs different in most styles. I wear an 8.5 or 9 in other brands and mostly wear an 8.5 in Frye. However, the Carson I wear an 8, the Harness I wear a 7.5... I originally ordered an 8.5 in these boots in the black. They did feel a little tight in the toes and loose in the heel, but I knew they would stretch and mold to my feet with time. The black for me was just TOO dark and somewhat masculine looking. I decided to exchange them for the dark brown leather in the same size. The dark brown leather is absolutely gorgeous! I love that the sole and heel are a nice contrasting lighter brown and will look even better with wear. They are a very beautiful dark chocolate brown and will go just fine with black and any other color items. HOWEVER, for some reason the brown felt snugger in the toes, so much so that I was afraid that they are just too small. I understand the confusion with sizing with these boots because they are narrow in the toes and slip in the heel. I did some research and discovered that they will actually stop slipping in the heel with wear. Sooo... I am now waiting on my size 9 to arrive. I will probably end up keeping these so I will be able to wear medium weight socks in the colder weather. I think many reviews here claim the boots are uncomfortable because the sizing is somewhat confusing and they probably did not have the correct size. For me (unless you have a narrow foot) they run true to size. I would not recommend going down a half size in this particular style of Frye because they are so narrow in the toe area. I highly recommend this style! I put off getting them for a long time because they are so expensive, but I am sooo GLAD I finally bit the bullet and got them! They are so classy, go with everything and will last so many, many years. Also, they fit really well in the calf with a little extra room for jeans to be tucked in. I am 5'4” and they come right up to the bottom of my knee, which I love. Get these! You won't regret it!

Read more » « Show less October 10, 2011 by Anonymous
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Top Critical Review

2 people found this review helpful.

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I was originally so excited to buy these boots, but when I pulled them out of the box today, the right boot shaft was 1/2 inch longer than the left! So they hit at different places on my knees which looked weird, and then I got out a tape measure and they are totally different heights. What a bummer. I ordered the Frye Dorado Riding boots in black, they are beautiful! Besides the obvious defect, the height is perfect, 1 inch below below my knee (I'm 5'8") and I love the feel of the leather. They actually fit true to size for me, I'm a size 8 regularly am usually a 7.5 in Frye's. I'm so sad to be sending them back!

Read more » « Show less February 1, 2012 by Anonymous
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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I love the style and was able to wear them "semi dressy casual" with a casual stirrup pant and a rider style jacket. The color is beautiful.

Fit Survey

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Moderate arch support

  • from United States
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I purchased these boots in black from Zappos about 4 years ago. I love them just as much today as I did when I opened the box. After a brief breaking in wore them for an entire weekend in Manhattan with comfort. They've continued to mold to my foot and are my go-to boot for suits, more casual skirts and skinny jeans. Always feel fabulous with these on. They've held up extremely well (figure at this point my cost per wear is just pennies!). Don't hesitate to buy these!

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Overall: Rated: 1 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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I was terribly disappointed with these Frye boots. The quality was far less than any other Frye purchase that I have ever made. The quality was cheap. I would not be surpized if these were knock-offs, as they were not in the original box. For this price, I expected much more. I am surprised that Zappos sold them.

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  • from New York, NY
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These boots were a birthday present from my husband and I couldn't wait to get them out of the box! They are made of beautiful, soft leather and look very stylish and well made. They need to be worn a couple of days to break them in, but then they are as comfortable as a glove and can be worn everyday. I ordered the wide width and they are perfect. They might be tough with a super muscular calf, but mine are about 14 1/2". They look great over jeans as well as with casual dresses and tights. Highly recommend. Love them!

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Poor Support

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Moderate arch support

  • from Jersey City, NJ
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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These are the best boots ever. I have three pair of Frye boots and these are my absolute favorite. Other reviews helped me to decide on this boot. I ordered a 9 (I'm a true 9) and found them to be a little snug in the toe, but when the leather warms up that changes. I put a moleskin pad on the heels and found that was a life saver. These are the best looking boots I have ever purchased.

I'd also recommend: FRYE!

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Felt true to size

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Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from Greenville, SC
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