Frye Leather Cara Hobo Handbag

Frye Leather Cara Hobo Handbag
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An everyday bag needs to be as flexible as you are, carrying everything from your wallet to your makeup and a gift you picked up for your friend. This Frye leather hobo bag fits the bill with plenty of space and a worn-in style. From Frye.

  • Fold-over top, magnetic closure, shoulder strap, artisan stitching, five feet on bottom, antiqued hardware
  • Key keeper, one back zip pocket
  • Measures approximately 14"W x 10-1/2"H x 5-1/2"D with an 8" strap drop; weighs 2 lbs, 5 oz
  • Body/trim 100% leather
  • Imported

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Frye Leather Cara Hobo Handbag is rated 2.2 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from this bag is sooooo ANNOYING!!!!! this bag annoys me to no end - I gave it two stars only for the thick leather - its really thick leather - but the design/function and workmanship on this bag is awful - just awful - first, the magnetic closure is a joke - and its very weak - the only time it works is if you have one small item laying at the bottom of the bag - and I mean like just a flat wallet - the flap is super stiff - while I understand how leather works.... I am not willing to wait until the leather softens to get this flap thing to lay down nicely - the bag is sewn badly - seams are crooked or off - mostly its the flap thing that is so annoying to me - maybe if the bag had just a straight across top with a zipper closure - but honestly I have never had a bag frustrate me as much as this one - and its all because of that flap closure - its worthless - you have to keep folding it down and its so stiff and unyielding that it can be a chore - the actual useable amount of space in this bag is not much either - that flap thing takes up a lot of the leather - so unless you like that annoying big flap thing standing straight up, you cannot put much in this bag - that's annoying too - oh by the way, the burgundy color is nice - in the few places that you see the burgundy color - but there is so much odd/blackish darkening to it in a lot of places (mostly along the seams - all of them - and the entire base of bag) that I have to add that as another 'annoying' thing about this bag - so no surprise, its going back - as fast as I got it. I get that frye uses good thick leather - which is awesome for boots - but for bags, there is such a thing as leather that is too thick - to keep a bag from being functional - this design on this bag - does not work - and not that big of a fan of the bare leather interior either - regarding the leather smell, my husband says he can smell something of a leather scent - but I don't smell pure leather - there is something odd about the leather smell of this bag - not sure if its chemicals that were used in the process - or what they used to seal the seams - but its not a pleasant leathery aroma - ugh - did I say this bag was annoying?? the workmanship is not that great either - I had several problems with the cara tote I returned too - workmanship problems - on this bag the base is badly put together - it looks like an amateur job - except for the thick quality of the leather, you would not think this bag cost 300 bucks -- to sum up, very disappointed and very annoyed with this style/design/workmanship of this bag.
Date published: 2017-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Style I like the cognac color, the size, the fold over flap with magnet instead of zipper - it's the perfect set up for a hobo - the leather is a little stiff but I imagine that will soften with time - I like the distressed look - looks broken in already!
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Always wanted a Frye This was a huge disappointment, the leather is not soft and supple. It's very rough and there was scratches as if it was a used purse. Also like another review said it doesn't stay closed. Upset now I have to pay to ship it back.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Feels awkward, and not soft This bag is not like I imagined at all! I thought it would be scrumptious and so soft that it draped. It did not drape down, it was kind of stiff and there was a fold in it that would not go away. Horrible bag, so disappointed because I was looking for something different.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Very Disappointed. Mine is going back immediately. The bag will not stay closed. The magnetic flap magnets only meet when the bag is laying flat with the strap stretched across the bag. As soon as it’s lifted, the magnets pull apart and the flap doesn’t cover the opening. I’m very annoyed that yet another quality item from QVC has to be returned.
Date published: 2017-11-14
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