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Frye Agnes Ballet Reviews

19 reviews
total

Overall Rating:

36%Rated 5 stars

21%Rated 4 stars

14%Rated 3 stars

21%Rated 2 stars

7%Rated 1 stars

Customer Fit Survey:

63% "Felt true to size"

84% "Felt true to width"

53% "No arch support"

14 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 8/17/13
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I just got these today, and I love them. I also own a pair of the carson flats, and I wear the same size in the Agnes. I bought them for an upcoming trip to Europe, as I wanted some flats that look nice, and are comfortable too. There is quite a bit of cushy support in these in comparison to the carson flats. There is a slight wedge and a rubber bottom, so no more slipping around on the ground! This is a great flat that can be casual or dressy. Good job, Frye!

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5 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 11/4/13
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:1 stars!
Style Rated:1 stars!

These flats were my first purchase from both Zappos and Frye. I am beyond disappointed. When they first arrived, I was a little put off by the color (they look more brown than red in person), but I decided to give them a try. I wore them for the first time today to the office. Not only do I have blisters on both feet, I have also noticed that the leather is already starting to peel inside the shoe. I cannot believe I wasted so much money on these.

Additional -1 Agnes Ballet Frye Reviews

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April 27, 2014

Anonymous

from New York, NY

I have to echo everyone else in saying that Frye flats are the best that I have ever owned. These are so comfortable, no breaking in needed, and are generally the best thing since sliced bread. They are worth every penny. I absolutely love these shoes.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Fit Rating

Felt true to size

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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April 26, 2014

Clarissa H

from Seattle, WA

These flats are incredibly comfortable and cute from the first moment of slipping them on. The actual color in person is more greenish than the picture, but I personally liked them better as a result! The leather is soft but sturdy, the edging is well structured, yet smooth next to the skin and the heal holds its shape without digging into my ankles. I have a very narrow foot and the shape of these flats is perfect and flattering.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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April 13, 2014

Great N

from Grants Pass, Oregon

I loved the colors that these Frey flats came in - beautiful, just beautiful. I have never bought shoes that were so expensive. So, I ordered the Regina and Carson because both were far less. But the difference is the toe box. Regina and Carson are pointed toed and the Agnes is rounded and so much more comfortable! I will be able to wear these shoes forever - that is why I bought two more pairs! These are good quality leather, so soft. They have a cushioned foot base as described for all day wear - I wore them all day in the house just to make sure. I purchased the coral, turquoise and blue.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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March 27, 2014

Anonymous

 

Nice looking shoe, but the evenly rounded toe does not leave enough length for my big toe at the end.

Brands I'd also recommend: Nine West, Ecco

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Felt a half size smaller than marked

 

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January 17, 2014

Anonymous

from SF Bay area

I cannot believe the negative reviews about these shoes. I wear a 6 1/2-7 shoe. Ordered these in a 7 and may have been able to size down to 6.5. They are beautiful. I ordered the red and now have two pairs because I love them so much and never want to be without them (I have learned the hard way to always get a back-up pair of shoes I adore). I get compliments everywhere I go. Tip: Use leather protector on them so they won't stain in case water drops get on them. Love these with jeans!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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Moderate arch support

 

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May 19, 2014

Anonymous

from Jacksonville, Florida

These shoes are very classy looking for flats. Not too dressy and not too casual, so they are very flexible.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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May 15, 2014

Anonymous

from San Francisco

I love these shoes (in burnt red) but wish the red was lively and brighter. It is more like a true red and the 'burnt' effect seems to make them look darker, more like maroon. Good color for winter shoes. In any case, the 9 1/2 fits and they are comfortable. My usual size 9 is way too small in Frye's flats. These shoes run narrow but no problem for me. I also bought them in dark brown, great shade. Love them.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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February 15, 2014

Anonymous

 

I was looking for a pair of higher-quality flats, and so far the Frye Agnes live up to my expectations. I usually wear a 9.5 but found that size too loose when I tried them on especially knowing that the leather would stretch substantially as I wore them. I sized down to the 9 and have been breaking in my new pair for the past week. It's still a work in progress (a few blisters and scrunched toes!), but the leather has already stretched to fit my foot much better and it was definitely the right choice to get the 9s. Once I have broken these in for a few more days I'll be using cedar shoe trees to help absorb moisture and keep the shape of the leather given the price, it's part of my effort to take better care of these shoes and have them last longer than previous pairs of ballet flats.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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Felt a half size larger than marked

 

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No arch support

 

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May 28, 2014

Kristen T

from Boston, MA

These flats required a 1 week break in period. It was a painful week, filled with bloody blisters, but once my blisters healed, these became very comfortable. I've only had them for 1 month (worn probably 15 times) and the plastic heel is already wearing. I can tell that they won't last longer than a season. Quality wise Frye should be embarrassed to produce such a shoe, nothing like my Frye boots. These aren't worth the price.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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October 2, 2013

K

 

I have somewhat wide feet. I ordered an 8.5 in the Black Antique Soft Vintage color. The shoe material looked more like leather than in the pictures -- it was definitely true to color and shape, but it looked more like it had the "worn weathered" texture that other Frye shoes have. The toe box was just a little too snug for my liking, but it didn't show toe cleavage. What was unusual was how narrow the footbed was in the middle and heel of the shoe -- it had to be narrower than the width of my foot in those places. I don't think that sizing up would help, so they had to go back.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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April 17, 2014

KB i

from CA

Frye Agnes Ballet in burnt red antique soft vintage and mustard soft vintage leather - cute as far as looks go and colors were beautiful, but I think the style will only work for a narrow foot. I have a medium-to-wide foot with shallow heel and high arch, and typically buy medium-width shoes with no issues. The cut of this shoe gave my foot a muffin-top. I usu wear a 6 in Frye shoes since they have consistently run 1/2 size larger on me, but I think a 6.5 would have worked better for the length without making very much difference in the width. They are cut kind of like Italian shoes. The leather is thicker than the Regina or Carson. Not a lot of padding in the footbed and zero arch support. Sides seem too short to accommodate addition of padding or orthotics. Back they go. Thank you Zappos for fast, free shipping both ways and easy returns, you make it easy to try again.

Brands I'd also recommend: Clarks, PUMA, Joan & David, Chaco, Tsubo, Fly London, NAOT, Adidas

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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No arch support

 

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April 1, 2014

Anonymous

from Dallas

Why, oh why, do I keep trying Frye? Several years ago I bought a pair of Frye boots that I loved for fit and comfort. Every pair that I've bought since has gone back to Zappos. I bought this pair of Frye flats and two other pair of Frye ballet flats in the dark brown soft antique vintage color because the color shown in photos is a deep, rich red brown. I figured I'd keep the pair that fit best and was most comfortable. All three pair are going back. None of the three styles is as red as they appear in photos. Sizing with Frye is inconsistent. I bought all three ballet flat styles in a size 7.5. Of the three pair that I bought, one felt half size too small, one felt a half size too large, and this pair felt true to size. But again, the color isn't what I had hoped for.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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October 23, 2013

Anonymous

from SF area

While I love Frye boots, I've had trouble with the shoes. Inconsistently sized. Sometimes poor quality. These were too small. The Regina flats were too big. This try was my last.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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November 4, 2013

RL C

from Montville, NJ

Please Frye - standardize your sizing. Love the shoe, but it was huge! Disappointing, so it's going back.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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Felt a full size larger than marked

 

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