Frye Kids

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Founded in 1863 by John A. Frye, a shoemaker from England, The Frye Company is the oldest continuously operating shoe company in the United States. Frye products, including children’s boots and shoes, have a long and illustrious history. Frye boots were worn by soldiers for both sides of America’s Civil War, soldiers in the Spanish-America war, and for Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders. Many New England families during the mid and late 1800’s wore Frye boots as they pioneered across the country to the West.

Frye's current Harness Boots are rooted in tradition and continue to draw influence from the Cavalry. Today the classic Harness Boot holds a place in American culture, and has been brought down to youth sizes. The Frye Harness Boot has been pictured in fashion spreads internationally and enjoys strong sales in the United States, Europe and Japan. In 1938, on a trip to Washington, D.C., John A. Frye's grandson and namesake met a U.S. Navy Admiral who confided that he had trouble finding the Wellington boots he liked so much. As a favor, John agreed to make him a pair. Frye continued to fill requests for these boots through the Second World War. During World War II, Frye supplied thousands of servicemen with Frye Wellington boots, known as Jet Boots, by mail order.

In the 1960's, Frye reintroduced the Campus Boot, from its 1860 original, featuring a bulky toe and chunky heel that came to epitomize the attitude and the style of the 60's and 70's. There was nothing like these "new" Frye Boots on the market, and consumers began to demand "Original Frye's." When searching for items to represent the America of the 60's, the Smithsonian Institute chose a pair of Frye Boots. Frye continues to manufacture quality boots for infants, toddlers and children, allowing you to outfit your entire family in the Frye tradition.

Frye remains dedicated to the commitment of craftsmanship for which Frye has been known for more than 100 Years.

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Latest Frye Kids Reviews

Deborah Studded (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Deborah Studded (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I’m an adult size 7 and bought a kids size 5 and they fit perfectly. Very confortable and they look beautiful.

on November 12, 2018

Veronica Buckle (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Veronica Buckle (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

these are/were beautiful style and my daughter loved them. I bought these boots last winter but it was a little big so she started wearing them last month and it already looks worn out so badly i feel embarrassed to let her wear these anymore. I am a huge fan of Frye boots and own 5 pairs myself but these are horrible leather quality!

on November 09, 2018

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

The sythetic leather is so stiff/poorly made that the boot rubbed the back of my daughter's foot raw. The zipper is also difficult to maneuver and not well constructed. Overall, the fit is fine but the constuction/material is poor.

on October 25, 2018

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Harness Studs (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Harness Studs (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

The boots are much to heavy and bulky for my 9yo daughter to wear daily this winter. My bigger problem is with the previously excellent Zappos customer service: I have been a loyal Zappos customer for years, using it as the primary source from which to buy my family's shoes. The reason why I chose Zappos over another internet vendor or a brick and mortar store was the wide selection combined with the easy return/exchange policy. However, it seems this policy has completely changed. Approximately $1.04 of the purchase of these boots was paid for using the left over balance of a gift card and because of this I can't do an exchange. Instead I have to send the boots back and receive a credit back to my debit card which will take ~10 days if I send the boots back today. This new policy of doing returns/exchanges using gift cards has completely compromised one of the most important aspects of Zappos customer service. For this holiday season and beyond, I will look to other vendors before coming to Zappos and only use this website as a last resort if I can't find what I'm looking for somewhere else. This is extremely disappointing after being a very happy Zappos customer for years.

on October 19, 2018

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Melissa Button Short (Little Kid/Big Kid)
Deborah Studded (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Deborah Studded (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

2nd pair that I have purchased for my granddaughter. She is six 1/2 and loves the western style. They wear very well . She wears them everywhere. They always look stylish. I do recommend to those girls who love the boot look. They must be comfortable as we can't get her out of them.

from Redondo Beach CA on October 05, 2018

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Mark High (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Mark High (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Quality was terrible. Bought these as school shoes to wear with a uniform and they looked nice for about 1 week. They were very easily scuffed, and the soles pulled away from the shoe. Did not hold up for an 8 year old boy.

on September 28, 2018

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Horrible quality! I was completely shocked when I received these boots, they were nothing like the frye boots I have purchased for myself. The zipper was complete garbage, it stuck and was challenging to get up and down. The leather was stiff and didn’t feel like anything special. These looked like a pair of cheap boots you would buy from old navy or Carters (in fact the old navy boots my daughter has look better and they were$20). What a disappointment.

from San Francisco on September 26, 2018

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Melissa Button Short (Little Kid/Big Kid)
Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I failed to read “synthetic leather” in the description. Probably wouldn’t have spent $79 on them but they’re pretty cute nonetheless. They do look and smell like fake leather though.

on September 13, 2018

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Carson Firebird (Little Kid/Big Kid)
Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

I was disappointed to receive these and find out that these Frye boots were not made of leather. My fault for not checking. I just assumed they would be as good of quality and same material as the women's options. Adorable, but not worth the price especially because they will actually be used for riding horses. I will be returning and purchasing authentic leather riding boots.

on August 22, 2018

Deborah Studded (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Deborah Studded (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

My 6 year old daughter absolutely loves these boots !! They are cute and very well made .

on August 05, 2018

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Carson Firebird (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Carson Firebird (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

My daughter LOVED these-- they were super comfortable and well made. These are the best cowboy boots out there (we've tried on a bunch).

on June 04, 2018

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Carson Firebird (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Carson Firebird (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Great cowboy boots for my 7-year-old. She's just started riding lessons and her trainer said these would work great. Very well made (as with most Frye boots), flexible soles, easy on/off and fits as expected. We had also tried Ariats, but those were way too big for her - despite being marked as the same size. She needed boots with a slight heel and these are perfect (I'm not big on heels for kids). She said they're really comfortable. I'm expecting they'll get passed down to our younger daughter in a few years!

from Roxbury, CT on April 25, 2018

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Veronica Buckle (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Veronica Buckle (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I bought these for my daughter instead of Uggs that I bought last year because they were $5 less and looked good. She basically did everything to destroy the Uggs last year and there was barely a scratch. These Frye boots got scratched up from the first day of moderate wear. I will never by this brand again.

on April 16, 2018

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Veronica Buckle Tall (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Veronica Buckle Tall (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These are very large in the calf. My 10 year old is average size. Otherwise very cute boot.

from nyc on March 08, 2018

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Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Cute boot. Nice slim fit. Zippers didn't work well at all.

on February 27, 2018

Mark High (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Mark High (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Terrible! These fell apart after only a few wears. While they look nice, they are NOT designed to be worn!

from Buffalo, NY on January 18, 2018

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Mark Gore (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Mark Gore (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Purchased for my son and he loves them! Great for him to wear with jeans or with trousers. A great compromise between casual and dress shoe.

on January 04, 2018

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Mark High (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Mark High (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

These fell apart after a month of wear. The Soles peeled away from the upper on both shoes. They look great for a kid to wear like they wear dress shoes, but they most certainly will NOT keep up to how a 5yo boy plays.

from Buffalo, NY on December 29, 2017

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Melissa Button Short (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Melissa Button Short (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

My daughter loves boots and these are a Christmas surprise! She will adore them. She loves mommy’s Frye boots... she tried them on all the time! No she has her own! ??

from Orlando on December 09, 2017

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Veronica Buckle (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Veronica Buckle (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

My 6 y.o. loves these boots. They seem comfortable and are very stylish!

on November 27, 2017

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Melissa Button (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I bought these for my daughter after she outgrew a previous pair of Frye boots. Excellent quality and construction that you would expect. Good fit and very stylish.

on November 08, 2017

Mark High (Little Kid/Big Kid)

Mark High (Little Kid/Big Kid)

  • Overall1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

The description is not true, there is no leather in this sneakers!! The sign on the boots shows "all manmade materials"!! Very good quality, but synthetic materials.

on November 04, 2017

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