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Frye James Chelsea

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  • Oh, silly James. We know you are handsome and will only improve with age, but wow! Thanks for making it so easy to decide.
  • Uppers made of antique pull up leather.
  • Interior lined with leather for a soft feel.
  • Full elastic gore at sides for a perfect fit.
  • Pull tab for easy on and off.
  • Leather heel and outsole for a clean stylish look.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 14 in
    • Weight: 1 lb 7 oz
    • Circumference: 11 in
    • Shaft: 6 12 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

42% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 33% Half size too Large
  • 42% True to size
  • 25% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
82% Felt true to width
  • 82% Felt true to width
  • 18% Felt narrower than marked
  • 0% Felt wider than marked
75% Moderate arch support
  • 8% Excellent arch support
  • 75% Moderate arch support
  • 17% 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.)
  • Oh, silly James. We know you are handsome and will only improve with age, but wow! Thanks for making it so easy to decide.
  • Uppers made of antique pull up leather.
  • Interior lined with leather for a soft feel.
  • Full elastic gore at sides for a perfect fit.
  • Pull tab for easy on and off.
  • Leather heel and outsole for a clean stylish look.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 14 in
    • Weight: 1 lb 7 oz
    • Circumference: 11 in
    • Shaft: 6 12 in
  • Product measurements were taken using size 11, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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Frye James Chelsea

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3 people found this review helpful
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:3 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Good materials and construction. Classic styling will go with pretty much any outfit. Some people might not like the lack of padding on the insole, but with some nice thick socks I find these perfectly comfortable. One complaint: for the price, it's too bad Frye is not making this boot in the USA.

I'd also recommend: J.D. Fisk

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  • from NYC
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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This boot is nice, seems well made, but the one odd thing is the heel cup is not lined; the whole inside of the boot is lined with top grain, smooth leather with the exception of the heel cup; it is unlined, rough and uncomfortable when rubbing on the heal of my foot. For this reason I had to return the boot.

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  • from Greenville SC
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Beautiful boot, easy to put on, am returning it for a half size larger. The toe area is narrow and there isn't much space for room if you are wearing socks of any thickness. For comfort would recommend a half size larger if you have a wider foot.

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Moderate arch support

  • from Riverside, CA
Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Excellent quality. Nice comfort. Maybe fit a quarter size larger than expected. Made in Mexico. Soles are NOT leather but are a synthetic that looks and feels EXACTLY like the real thing - probably the best idea in shoes. All the feel of leather soles (excellent for dancing) but the water resistance of a synthetic. Very nice. Glad I bought them.

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Moderate arch support

Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:5 stars!
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Overall extremely happy with the investment in these classic Chelsea boots. These are more urban, not like clunkier Frye men's boots, and with polish can pass for dress shoes. If you usually wear wingtips or loafers for work, these are more comfortable and their slender profile can pass with tie and jacket. They take some patience (or steaming) to break in (I have a wide foot), and I was unimpressed with the casual, distressed look so had to polish the oiled leather a number of times before they would take a shine. Inside, they are soft glove-leather lined, with nicely padded and cork-lined foot bed that is extremely comfortable. I m not a fan of leather soles, so had rubber taps put on and now wear all the time with tie and jacket or casually. Incidentally, in a downpour, the boots were quite water resistant (unlike loafers), and though the leather sole did saturate, my socks stayed dry. I shopped a number of Chelsea boots and these are more traditional, with a less boot-like profile, than most other brands. I own Frye engineer boots, which are very rugged, but these are more streamlined and softer. Not one of Frye's U.S.-made boots, but an excellent product that I'm happy with.

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Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt true to width

Poor Support

Great Support

Moderate arch support

  • from CT, USA
$258.00

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