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Shoe Lacing Photos
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Over Under Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and white Over Under Lacing (from Yusuf Q). Ian's favourite lacing method looks great on Yusuf's All Stars. Lug Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Skechers Shape-Ups with fluoro orange Lug Infinity Lacing (from Anonymous). Double passes through the lone pair of eyelets gives added security.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Navy blue sneakers with yellow & white trim and red Lattice Lacing (from Yash M). Red lattices work well against the blue sneakers. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & rainbow-colored Gola Redfords with white Lattice Lacing (from Caleb B). The lattice pattern stands out on these multi-colored trainers.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & grey Tony Hawk sneakers with blue & white trim and white & blue combination of Pentagram Lacing and Starburst Lacing (from Jeehoo A). Starburst holds the top of the Pentagram better than a single horizontal. Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with red & white trim and red Pentagram Lacing (from Kayla S). Close-up comparison of upright and inverted Pentagrams.
Angled Checker Lacing photo
Black Airwalk sneakers with red, tan, green & white trim and green & black Angled Checker Lacing (from Neil O). Great color combination for these multi-colored sneakers.
Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and white Pentagram Lacing (from Frits N). The black horizontal "rung" was colored with a black marker.
Angled Checker Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Tan Reebok Classics with black & white trim and yellow & green Angled Checker Lacing (from Marcus N). Web site instructions plus finished result. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Skeets with orange & white trim and fluoro orange Straight Bar Lacing (from Anthony M). Stage 1 = Straight lacing with orange shoelaces.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Skeets with orange & white trim and fluoro orange & pale blue Checkerboard Lacing (from Anthony M). Stage 2 = Blue shoelace woven through orange shoelace. Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with white trim and red Zipper Lacing (from D). Slight variation for looser fit in the toe area.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with patterned black & white trim and navy blue & cyan combination of Half & Half Lacing and Display Shoe Lacing (from Mattos B). First of four photos of bi-color methods on Mattos' sneakers. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with patterned black & white trim and navy blue & cyan combination of Checkerboard Lacing and Angled Checker Lacing (from Mattos B). Second of four photos of bi-color methods on Mattos' sneakers.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with patterned black & white trim and navy blue & cyan Checkerboard Lacing (from Mattos B). Individual photo of Mattos' Checkerboard lacing. Angled Checker Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with patterned black & white trim and navy blue & cyan Angled Checker Lacing (from Mattos B). Individual photo of Mattos' Angled Checker lacing.
Display Shoe Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue Gravis Lowdowns with white & black trim and fluoro orange Display Shoe Lacing (from Remi R). Hello to you too, Remi! Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White DVS Shoe Company sneakers with black trim and black & white combination of Train Track Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Brad). Double horizontals result in double-density Checkerboards.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White DVS Shoe Company sneakers with black trim and black & white combination of Train Track Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Brad). Close-up of Brad's double-density Checkerboard. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Pale green Converse hi-tops with green & multi-colored trim and white combination of Lattice Lacing and Starburst Lacing (from Phuong). Huge Starburst on these eight-eyelet-pair Hi-Tops.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike sneakers with orange & white trim and orange & white combination of Double Lacing and Double Helix Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Burunuu). Four double-helixes intermeshed down the middle. Display Shoe Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Asolo boots with black Display Shoe Lacing (from Alex M). The boots came laced this way from the factory.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Lacoste Marcel COs with red trim and white Straight Bar Lacing (from Enko). The ends are tucked in, which Enko found uncomfortable. Lock Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Air Maxes with white trim and black Lock Lacing (from Gerrit H). Lock Lacing solved Gerrit's slipping heel problem.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse low-tops with white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Sebastian C). Good photo of Lattice Lacing using fat laces. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Puma sneakers with red & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Remington C). Rather than halve the laces, each was separately tied across the shoe.
Hidden Knot Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike sneakers with white trim and white Hidden Knot Lacing (from Humberto C). Fat laces create a very solid look. Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Duffs sneakers with white trim and white Pentagram Lacing (from Shahar U). Neat Pentagrams with the loose ends tucked away.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Bates boots with black combination of Lug Criss Cross Lacing and Train Track Lacing (from Dan P). Lower section stays tight while upper section adjusts easily. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Osiris sneakers with orange trim and orange & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Matt B). Horizontal sections have been run slightly differently.
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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.

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