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The Frye Company was founded in 1863 by John A. Frye, a shoemaker from England. Frye products 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. The Frye Harness Boot has been pictured in fashion spreads internationally. 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 Fryes." When searching for items to represent the America of the 60's, the Smithsonian Institute chose a pair of Frye Boots.

The quality of all Frye shoes is timeless. For almost 150 years, Frye leather products have continued to be benchcrafted from the finest full grain leather uppers. It takes over 190 steps to make one pair of Frye boots. Frye remains dedicated to the commitment of craftsmanship for which Frye boots and Frye shoes have been known for more than 100 years.

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Latest Frye Reviews

Melissa Seam Tall

Melissa Seam Tall

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  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

The fit of the fit part was fantastic, and I have sensitive bunion areas, but the calf part was too small , and I don’t have big calves. I couldn’t even get a tight pair of tights in the boot, so sadly I have to return them for a boot with a zipper

on December 11, 2018

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Melissa Pull-On

Melissa Pull-On

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

First of all, I really should have stuck with the reviews that stated the difficulty in getting your foot past the bend in the boot. Granted, the box says size 11 (which I requested) but the size inside the boots are a 10. I usually wear a 10 but there was no way my foot was going to fit; even if it did removing the boot would be a major hassle. Also, Frye boots seem cheaply made and very slouchy; I hate the slouch! Time to move to a better brand of boot!

on December 11, 2018

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Harness 12R

Harness 12R

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

When will manufacturers realize that not all of us have toothpick legs? I couldn't even get my foot into the foot bed of this boot. After reading all the stellar reviews that claimed it would stretch and it was the go-to boot for everything, I was looking forward to giving it a try. Since it's a very thick leather, good luck with that whole stretching thing. This is definitely a boot for skinny legs and narrow feet. Once the boot is on, I imagine it is quite as difficult to remove as reviewers claimed.

on December 10, 2018

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Ashland Chukka

Ashland Chukka

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

They are a different fit than I'm accustomed to, but it's a good thing. They are like a nice pair of slippers in a dress boot format- soft leather, not constricting, and lightweight. There isn't much cushioning in the sole, so may not be the best for standing all day. Great quality and awesome Zappo's buying experience.

from Charlotte on December 10, 2018

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Regina Ballet

Regina Ballet

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love the detailing on the back and the style of the shoe. The color was beautiful and the leather was extremely soft. I'm typically between a 8.5 and 9 and ordered the bigger size based on the reviews. However, even the 9 was a bit snug in the toe. I was going to keep them at first, as I thought they may end up working. But, the longer I wore them around my living room, the more I realized they would probably be too small (the more I walked the more it felt like my toe was pushing against the front). In the end, I had to send them back. I really wish I didn't have to. I'm thinking of trying the 9.5 and hoping they'll work. I love that Zappos makes that possibility so easy with their return policy.

from San Antonio on December 10, 2018

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Melissa Button Multi Stud

Melissa Button Multi Stud

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Great boots! The calf is not tight, but not huge either. I might get the shaft professionally stretched a little but the boots are really comfortable, felt true to size and overall just really nice!

from Milford, CT on December 10, 2018

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Jayden Button Tall

Jayden Button Tall

  • Overall5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Comfort 2Rated 2 stars2Rated 2 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

I love these but they WILL give you blisters as you break them in, especially on the back of your heels. They’re also very stiff because of the thick leather so the first time wearing these is uncomfortable. Otherwise they are a great boot.

on December 10, 2018

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Jackie Button

Jackie Button

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

These boots fit like a glove! There’s a lot of reviews of the calves being too small, but I am a petite person and finding boots that aren’t too wide is a struggle for me. These boots are perfectly structured for my legs. They’re also way more comfortable than I thought they’d be brand new. It didn’t take long to break in at all. The color and quality is beautiful. So happy I bought them!

from Oregon on December 10, 2018

Melissa Button Back Zip

Melissa Button Back Zip

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars

I wanted these to work so badly. I've had my eye on these boots for years and when I saw the price and the dark brown color I wanted I pulled the trigger. I've been struggling to find the right boots for me. I'm 5'2 and petite so to find a shaft that is not too tall as well as finding one that fits my normal sized calves snugly has not been easy. I ordered 7.5 M and they are gorgeous. I was so excited until I put them on. As I was looking at them on in the mirror the right boot bunched up oddly at my ankle. It didn't do it as badly on the left boot, but it just didn't seem right. I have a friend with the same boots that she's had for a few years that I just saw and hers to not fit like that at all around the ankle. The shaft is also too big for my legs even with it being quite difficult to zip (I know that part will loosen with use though making them even larger on my calf). The leather is very stiff and I think will soften up, but these just weren't for me. I'm so sad they are going back. Fryes for under 200 is a steal!!

on December 10, 2018

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Melanie Slip On

Melanie Slip On

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

I love these shoes and think it is worth it to persevere until you get that perfect out of the box fit! Once you do, you won’t want to take them off. I now have two pairs, black and yellow, both the softest leather that start conforming to your feet like a glove..But not too tight. I take an 8.5 to 9 and the nine in leather fits perfectly. I have a regular width foot with long toes. Was reluctant to order bec

on December 10, 2018

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Veronica Combat

Veronica Combat

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

These are awesome boots! The metallic black is gorgeous! The fit is spot on but does run narrow. Good for me as I wear a 9.5 narrow. The picture does not do this boot justice. I’m sure these will get better with age. They did not hurt my feet the first time I wore them and the leather is soft. These will look great with skinny jeans and skirts. The best part is getting them on sale!

on December 09, 2018

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Melissa Zip Crossbody

Melissa Zip Crossbody

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

Great quality and perfect size for carrying essential items.

on December 09, 2018

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Melissa Button 2

Melissa Button 2

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

Impossible to slip on. Had to wiggle, twist and force my foot in. Absolutely no flexibility and very stiff once I finally got a foot in to test. Once on, almost impossible to get back off. Not worth the money and I even got them 1/2 off. Pass!

on December 09, 2018

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Addison Lug Harness 12R

Addison Lug Harness 12R

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

The size does run about one-half size large. I most-often wear size 10 and the 9.5 size in these boots fits me well with medium weight ski socks. The boots will require a bit of breaking in which, I expected. The leather, both outer and inner lining are first rate as are the outer lug soles. I expect I'll be wearing these boots for a long, long time.

from Redstone, Colorado on December 09, 2018

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Melissa Button Back Zip

Melissa Button Back Zip

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

I really wanted to love these boots, but couldn’t. Overall was a narrow fit especially with my foot being on the wider side. The zipper is really hard to zip up. I exchanged from my original size of 9.5 hoping the 10 would be a little roomier and maybe zip easier as shaft of the boot is narrower too. However, I did not see a size difference between the 9.5 and 10. Even with the great Cyber Monday price I got, these boots were not worth keeping. They were uncomfortable and annoying to zip up. Leather was beautiful though!

from Staten Island on December 09, 2018

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Brea Huarache Slip-On

Brea Huarache Slip-On

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

Love these shoes. The leather is like butter.

on December 09, 2018

Gordon Lace-Up

Gordon Lace-Up

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

Fit was perfect and i'm a difficult fit. I tried 3 pairs of Red Wing boots before getting these. They look better and fit great. They are a little stiffer than expected, but they will break in nicely. The finish is beautiful (chose cognac) and the leather is soft and great quality.

on December 09, 2018

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Melissa Button 2

Melissa Button 2

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

I originally ordered the size 8 but it was too tight to pull on. I switched them out for the 8.5 & those fit perfect. Customer service was AWESOME! she had the new pair shipped to me overnight - LOVE THESE BOOTS!

from Va Beach on December 09, 2018

Melissa Zip Crossbody

Melissa Zip Crossbody

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

Beautiful, well-made bag. I ordered the Peacock, thinking that it would match an older pair of frye boots - however, the shade was way off and I had to return the item. My 'peacock' (teal/turquoise) bag was more like "spruce" (dark green, with a touch of teal).

on December 09, 2018

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Kenzie Venetian

Kenzie Venetian

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

Beautiful shoes but the sides gasped open when I walked, which I loathe. I will be returning them. For reference, I ordered a size 8.5.

on December 09, 2018

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Melissa Button Lug Tall

Melissa Button Lug Tall

  • Overall3Rated 3 stars3Rated 3 stars
  • Comfort 1Rated 1 stars1Rated 1 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

I bought a size 11 because that’s the size that’s been fitting me best. The boot slips up and down at the back of my heel, which would be ok if the inside of the boot in that area wasn’t so hard. They give me blisters. They’re a little slim at the area where the ball of my foot is. It gets uncomfortable after a while, on the sides. Please understand that boots have no zipper. You have to really wedge your foot in the boot. I have to push and pull and move the foot around to get it in. If you’re prone to feeling claustrophobic, just don’t. It’s not easy. It’s hard to get the foot all the way in. There’s definitely no padding inside. For me, even buying the large size, they’re too tight fitting to wear an extra pair of socks, so they’re not great for cold weather. They look nice. I would return them, but I got them really dirty the first weeeknd I wore the, so I feel like I shouldn’t. Would not buy again.

from Massachusetts on December 09, 2018

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Allison Chelsea

Allison Chelsea

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

Outrageously cute and comfortably - a shade top combat for my personal style, but almost kept them bc they were so comfy

on December 08, 2018

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Lena Zip Low

Lena Zip Low

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

I am a 10M and these fit perfectly out of the box. Just wore them for 4 hours (no socks) zero rubbing anywhere. Expensive but beautifully made and cushioned. Wasn't sure initially about the zippers and wondered if they somehow looked too much like a bowling shoe . . . but they are really cute -- looked great with cropped jeans. Wanted a comfortable upgrade from a running shoe when traveling on holiday and these are the perfect stylish solution.

on December 08, 2018

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Billy Short

Billy Short

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars
  • Style 5Rated 5 stars5Rated 5 stars

Ok, I was a bit wary due to the many comments on fit not being right in this particular style. I was planning to give these but ended up giving them to myself! I just love them. They are a little roomy with a thin sock but I think that's a good thing. Love the fit, comfort, and style! I bought the cognac and it's a perfect, burnished shade of cognac that will work with everything I wear. No breaking in was needed. And customer service was wonderful since I ordered these over the phone. I'm so thrilled, and know I will wear these often. These are a winner!

on December 08, 2018

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Tinsley Stitch Ballet

Tinsley Stitch Ballet

  • Overall4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Comfort 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars
  • Style 4Rated 4 stars4Rated 4 stars

Runs big in length and width

on December 08, 2018

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