Ian Fieggen (aka 'Professor Shoelace') Ian's Shoelace Site Ian's Shoelace Knot
Ian's Shoelace Site - Bringing you the fun, fashion & science of shoelaces
Shoe Lacing Photos
FILTER BY: All Best Of
SORT BY: Number Color Brand Method
LAYOUT: 2 columns 6 columns
Angled Checker Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans sneakers with yellow & black Angled Checker Lacing (from Izzy Y). Instead of a knot, the laces are twisted together. Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White trainers with black trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Lily T). Subtle way of customizing Lily's otherwise uniform P.E. trainers.
Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse Pineapple Dance Studios with patterned pink & white Zipper Lacing (from Lily T). More fancy customization of Lily's casual hi-tops. Over Under Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas Calshots with white trim and white Over Under Lacing (from Bartosz G). Underlying crossovers are very prominent on these sneakers.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Various sneakers with multi-colored combination of Display Shoe Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing and Half & Half Lacing (from Rory B). Rory enjoyed trying out several different lacing methods. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned multi-colored Skechers Twinkle Toes with pink, black & silver Checkerboard Lacing (from Kristen D). Decorative lacing for some already decorative sneakers.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with white trim and white combination of Knotted Lacing and Twistie Lacing and Criss Cross Lacing (from Felipe M). Three different ways of crossing at the middle. Roman Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Dropdead sneakers with cyan & red trim and red Roman Lacing (from Felipe M). The lacing sequence is inverted on one shoe.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Converse hi-tops with red trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Olof P). Inside-out variation shows the vertical sections on the outside. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans sneakers with patterned purple & white trim and purple Lattice Lacing (from Helen P). The ends are tied with a simple Reef Knot.
Sawtooth Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Vandals with blue & black trim and white Sawtooth Lacing (from Kallium W). Only the lower four horizontal rows are visible. Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Red, cyan & green Converse hi-tops with navy blue Spider Web Lacing (from Jordan E). Vivid shoes on which to show off this lacing.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Qix sneakers with white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Felipe M). First of three different methods on Felipe's sneakers. Riding Boot Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Dropdead sneakers with white trim and white Riding Boot Lacing (from Felipe M). Second of three different methods on Felipe's sneakers.
Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Dropdead sneakers with cyan & red trim and red Spider Web Lacing (from Felipe M). Last of three different methods on Felipe's sneakers. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Purple Converse sneakers with black & white trim and purple Lattice Lacing (from Brad J). Brad liked this style the best for his new Converse sneakers.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Adidas Superstar IIs with black trim and white combination of Lattice Lacing and Straight Bar Lacing (from Enko). The shoes are tied with mirror-image Ian's Secure Knots for symmetry. Double Helix Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey Converse All-Stars with black & white trim and white Double Helix Lacing (from Benjamin M). Neat and functional Double Helixes on Benjamin's new sneakers.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown Converse Star Players with white & tartan trim and brown & yellow combination of Knotted Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Moritz K). The Knotted Lacing has been varied so that the knots sit flatter. Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Adidas trainers with rainbow-colored trim and rainbow-colored Ladder Lacing (from Katie S). Much better than the plain white laces that came with these trainers.
Angled Checker Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Pale green Fallen Bandit IIs with green & white trim and dark green & white Angled Checker Lacing (from Georgi E). Georgi's family talisman is along for the ride. Angled Checker Lacing photo
Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and sparkling cyan & pink Angled Checker Lacing (from Michelle W). Two-tone sparkling laces create a tri-colored effect.
Lug Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White New Balance running shoes with black trim and white Lug Bow Tie Lacing (from Yvan R). The "gap" in the lacing finally made these shoes comfortable. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black roller skates with white & cream trim and striped red & white combination of Over Under Lacing and Bow Tie Lacing (from Leon B). Bow Tie at the bottom keeps the toes a little loose.
Angled Checker Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Rainha sneakers with white trim and black & white Angled Checker Lacing (from Mateus P). Black and white create a traditional checkerboard color scheme. Train Track Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Lime green Vlado sneakers with white trim and white Train Track Lacing (from Colin McL). Good close-up showing the double-passes through the eyelets.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & gold K-Swiss sneakers with sparkling gold combination of Display Shoe Lacing and Over Under Lacing (from Jille B). Single "under" at the top makes this lacing knottable. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & gold K-Swiss sneakers with purple & black combination of Half & Half Lacing and Zipper Lacing and Display Shoe Lacing (from Jille B). Two interwoven colors / methods create an unusual look.
Display Shoe Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Purple Reebok Classics with brown & white trim and sparkling gold Display Shoe Lacing (from Jille B). Underlying verticals at the top make this lacing knottable. Display Shoe Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Victory sneakers with patterned blue & black trim and argyle black & white Display Shoe Lacing (from Victor K). Perfect for posing the sneakers without distracting knots.
FILTER BY: All Best Of
SORT BY: Number Color Brand Method
LAYOUT: 2 columns 6 columns
If you have a cool shoe lacing photo to contribute, please E-mail it to Ian.

Related Links
Shoe Lacing Methods Shoe Lacing Methods
Diagrams and instructions for any of the above lacing methods.
Bi-Color Lacing Methods Bi-Color Lacing Methods
Methods for lacing shoes with two or more colors.

Also for iPhone