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Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike X Air Prestiges with red trim and red Straight Bar Lacing (from CoCaine). The clean, straight lines gives these Nikes a very sharp appearance. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Adidas Adicolors with black trim and black & white combination of Straight Easy Lacing and Zipper Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Supian H). Each shoe uses Straight (Easy) Lacing in white with another method in black.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Adidas Adicolors with black trim and black & white combination of Straight Easy Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Supian H). Close-up showing two different laces through each eyelet. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown & pale blue iPath skate shoes with brown & pale blue Checkerboard Lacing (from Rowan M). Using narrow laces looks more like a woven mat than a checkerboard.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike sneakers with black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Will T). The white laces contrast strongly on these otherwise solid black kicks. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike sneakers with black & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Will T). This creates a strong white zig-zag up the left side.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Various sneakers with black, white & red Checkerboard Lacing (from David & Edgar). After trying numerous methods, both guys reckoned Checkerboard looked brilliant! Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Etnies sneakers with patterned multi-colored combination of Half & Half Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Ricky R). Each shoe contains three patterned laces: Barbed, Super Smiley and Flames.
Straight European Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue sneakers with yellow & white trim and white Straight European Lacing (from Erik). These elastic laces are permanently tied with a Reef Knot. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and black Straight Bar Lacing (from Sean A). Single crossover overcomes the odd eyelet pair limitation of this lacing.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Navy blue Adidas Campus STs with white & brown trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Sean A). Rather than tucking in the white ends, Sean has tied a regular shoelace knot. Lug Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Reebok sneakers with red & black trim and white Lug Ladder Lacing (from Jeff S). This is the first picture that I've received of Lug Ladder Lacing.
Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black DC shoes with white trim and black & white Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing (from Twiztidpower). The knot is tied on the inside as per Hidden Knot Lacing. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Red Converse All-Stars with black & white trim and white combination of Lattice Lacing and Hash Lacing (from Moritz). The right shoe has also been tied with an Ian Knot.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Demonia combat boots with white Straight Bar Lacing (from Joe D). Black combat boots look really sharp with straight white lacing. Hiking / Biking Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black boots with black Hiking / Biking Lacing (from Ingo E). This lacing was used so the Halloween Knots would sit at the sides.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adio Eugens with white trim and fluoro green Lattice Lacing (from Kaspar). Fluoro green shoelaces really stand out, plus the stud is a nice touch. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown New Balance H8s with black trim and orange & yellow Lattice Lacing (from Gene N). The frayed ends on these old laces were refinished with heat shrink tubing aglets.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with patterned black & white trim and white combination of Zipper Lacing and Ladder Lacing (from Kaspar). Do the steel studs near the toes make these "steel capped" sneakers? Shoe Shop Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White sneakers with black trim and tan Shoe Shop Lacing (from GCLee). First of three different laces and methods on GCLee's white sneakers.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White sneakers with black trim and black Straight Bar Lacing (from GCLee). Second of three different laces and methods on GCLee's white sneakers. Criss Cross Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White sneakers with black trim and red Criss Cross Lacing (from GCLee). Last of three different laces and methods on GCLee's white sneakers.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White sneakers with black trim and red & black combination of Half & Half Lacing and Double Cross Lacing (from GCLee). First of five bi-color lacing variations from GCLee. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White sneakers with black trim and red & black combination of Half & Half Lacing and Zipper Lacing (from GCLee). Second of five bi-color lacing variations from GCLee.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey & white sneakers with orange trim and black & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from GCLee). Third of five bi-color lacing variations from GCLee. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with white trim and red & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Hash Lacing (from GCLee). Fourth of five bi-color lacing variations from GCLee.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Denim sneakers with white trim and red & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Double Helix Lacing (from GCLee). Last of five bi-color lacing variations from GCLee. Over Under Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Denim sneakers with white trim and red Over Under Lacing (from GCLee). Red shoelaces look surprisingly good on these denim sneakers.
Display Shoe Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & orange shoes with patterned black, white & yellow trim and white Display Shoe Lacing (from GCLee). The Ian's Secure Shoelace Knot gives this shoelacing a neat finish. Combination Lacing photo
Grey Converse Double Uppers with black & white trim and orange & black combination of Double Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Tiago C). Twin-rows of eyelets make this unusual lacing possible.
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