On Tuesday October 19 I attended the Frye Spring 2011 collection preview in their Manhattan showroom. Staying true to their classic, rugged signature styles, Frye presented a solid collection of covetable leather shoes and handbags with a few new twists and styles thrown into the mix to keep things fresh. There were flats and hobos with a new metallic color treatment; some dry-washed boots that had that perfectly worn-in look; stud detailing (still subdued but about as glam as Frye is ever going to get) and the introduction of chukka boots in pastel hues, plus reimagined over-the-knee boots, huarache sandals, boat shoes and platform sandals. The cork wedge sandals were incredibly light and would look lovely with floaty dresses and denim shorts alike.
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