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Frye Melissa Button Back Zip

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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.)
  • Stand up for style in this stunning Melissa Button Back Zip boot.
  • Soft and smooth leather upper and shaft.
  • Back zip closure ensures a secure fit.
  • Leather lining and cushioned footbed for long lasting comfort.
  • Durable leather outsole.
  • 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 9 oz
    • Circumference: 14 in
    • Shaft: 15 12 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size 8, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

85% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 7% Half size too Large
  • 85% True to size
  • 7% Half size too small
  • 1% Full size too small
90% Felt true to width
  • 90% Felt true to width
  • 8% Felt narrower than marked
  • 2% Felt wider than marked
78% Moderate arch support
  • 9% Excellent arch support
  • 78% Moderate arch support
  • 13% 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.)
  • Stand up for style in this stunning Melissa Button Back Zip boot.
  • Soft and smooth leather upper and shaft.
  • Back zip closure ensures a secure fit.
  • Leather lining and cushioned footbed for long lasting comfort.
  • Durable leather outsole.
  • 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 9 oz
    • Circumference: 14 in
    • Shaft: 15 12 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size 8, width B - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Customer Reviews

Frye Melissa Button Back Zip

Average rating is 4 out of 5 from a total of 355 reviews.

Top Positive Review

10 people found this review helpful.

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Style

These boots are simply beautiful! The quality of the leather and workmanship is top notch and the fit is perfect. I have the dark brown color which I love. I think they run a little big and the half size lower than my usual size fit me better. I am petite at 5'3 and they hit me at just the right spot below the knee. I live in a warm climate so I have only gotten to wear them a few times so far, but when I have, they definitely turn heads. I have worn them with a skirt and with skinny jeans tucked in and they look awesome with both. They are very versatile boots and can be dressed up or down. I had also tried the plain Melissa Button boots, and they are also darling, but I found they look a little too cowgirl for my tastes. These are a more classic riding boot style in my opinion. They are totally worth the price and will stay in style and last for years!

Read more » « Show less January 4, 2012 by Anonymous
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Top Critical Review

5 people found this review helpful.

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Quality varies, (I own 3 other Frye boots). I originally got a size 8 though needed a 8.5. The 8 was beautiful! The 8.5 is not the same boot as the 8. I don't think Frye should have sent this pair out the door. The Zipper is not very straight making it harder to zip up. What if it breaks? Additionally, the leather is not black antique soft but too much antiquing or ruined by water or? May try another 8.5. Frye used to be made in US, (as for high cost), now made in Mexico. I know there is excellent craftsmanship by people in Mexico and nothing against all of you in or from Mexico. I think the guy/gal was just learning on my boot, or something. Also for Frye, for the price I wish you offered this boot with a taller shaft height of 16.5 or 17 inches. More so Frye, hope the people who made my boot in Mexico are making a decent wage.

Read more » « Show less September 23, 2011 by Anonymous
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Overall: Rated: 2 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:2 stars!
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I was so excited to order this but very disappointed. The brown is nothing like in the picture; it's much darker. The sizing is weird, I am 6.5 in a lot of things but 6.5 was tight with this, though from trying the 7 in the past I know that'll be too loose and big. Back zip was a major attraction for me, but I have to say the zipper is pretty bad quality and had to struggle with it. I'd have expected better from Frye, and from boots at this price!

I'd also recommend: Blondo for boots

Fit Survey

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Poor Support

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No arch support

  • from Boston, MA
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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The size 6 was too small overall. Size up at least half a size. Also, know that there are two elastic boot pulls inside of the boots. Good quality leather, though - you would expect nothing less from Frye.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt a half size smaller than marked

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt narrower than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from United States
Overall: Rated: 2 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Beautiful boots but the measurement of the calf circumference is WRONG. I have 14.5" runner calves and they were swimming in these boots. At least 3 fingers between my calf and the boot. Gorgeous and perfect if you've got big calves but not the boots for me. They're going back.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

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Felt true to size

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Felt wider than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I am in love! I have been eyeing a pair of Frye's boots for a couple of years and finally took the plunge and splurged. And I will never be the same ever again. Size: I usually wear a 8.5 or 9 in regular shoes, and I ordered 8.5. It fits well, with enough room in the toe box to wiggle my toes. Calves: My calves aren't excessively large. Runners' calves, I guess it what I would describe them as. Circumferences around both calves are 14.5 and 15. They fit well into these boots. The first time I put on these boots, I kinda have to zip it up slowly (so I won't catch my skin), but after a week's worth of wearing, they fit great around the calves. Not too tight. but just right (you can put a finger into the boot). I bought the black vintage smooth. And it is pretty. Not too shiny/glossy. Just a nice, classy smooth black leather. I have worn skinnies and leggings and dresses with these boots. It can go dressy or a little causal. Style: I was going back and forth the regular Melissa button and Paige, but settled on this back button style. The button and zip at the back add a nice touch. A classy understated functional adornment - not gaudy. Comfort: Yes. No breaking in time at all. For work this week, I have worn it 4 days out of 5 days. It is comfortable! I am itching to buy another one! I will go for a brown on my next splurge.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from United States
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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I was looking for a pair of good quality, classic boots. These fit the bill. One note is that these are a great choice if you have smaller calves - these aren't too wide like other boots on me.

Fit Survey

Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from Washington DC
$368.00

Width: B - Medium

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