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- There are shoes, yes, but also skulls. The skull-stup zip shoulder bag is $448. Photos: Racked Chicago
- A low ceiling of hand-hung harnesses adds some intimacy to the space, and is a hallmark of Frye stores.
- These kick-ass kicks channel Saint Laurent's fall collection, non?
- Though some 65 percent of the merchandise is for women, there are plenty of styles for men (they're on the lefthand side of the store.)
- A squared-off, '60s-style toe graces the Campus boots, which Petry says were everywhere at Woodstock.
- The Deborah shoulder bag, $498, has a cool gritty-meets-glitzy look.
- Petry says that short boots—and styles with laces—are hot for fall.
Filled with 800 shoes, the store has a lovely leather scent and a homey, worn-in vibe that "we hope makes people want to hang out all day," said the brand's creative director Michael Petry. With riding boots, a whole section devoted to motorcycle-inspired styles, and yellow boots that showed up everywhere at Woodstock, the shop has plenty to pore over. Here's a peek inside, and at what's lining the shelves right now.
· The Frye Company [Official Site]