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Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black, grey & white Nike SBs with red trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Tony K). Very strong checkerboard with these black and white laces. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Red DVS Shoe Company Bexley Snow skate shoes with black & white trim and black Straight Bar Lacing (from Seth). This perspective gives an ants-eye view of these sneakers.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse sneakers with white trim and orange, black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Fairy M). Fairy couldn't decide between orange or white with black, so she did both. Hidden Knot Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Lakai Monarchs with patterned grey trim and black Hidden Knot Lacing (from Manny T). The knots are completely hidden, yet Manny says there is "no discomfort at all".
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey sneakers with black & tan trim and purple & white combination of Checkerboard Lacing and Straight Bar Lacing (from Hele). Now THAT'S what I call "Fat Laces"! Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black DC shoes with blue trim and lavender & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Joanne S). These shoes look both fashionable and comfortable.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown DVS Shoe Company shoes with grey trim and coral & brown combination of Straight Bar Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Joanne S). The brown & coral laces are tied together, then the brown is tied alone. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Navy blue & lavender Nike SBs with navy blue & grey combination of Lattice Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Firdauz). The Lattice Lacing has been done with two different colored shoelaces.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adio shoes with red & green combination of Half & Half Lacing and Lattice Lacing and Footbag Lacing (from Kaspar). Certainly an unusual combination of lacing methods. Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Airwalk Alias skate shoes with white & black Ladder Lacing (from Andrew R). The white and black ladders each look quite different.
Straight Easy Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Force Ones with black trim and black & white Straight Easy Lacing (from Rafael). Two different looks - one strong, one subtle. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Force Ones with red & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Dennis D). First of two lacing methods on Dennis' all-white Nikes.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Force Ones with white Lattice Lacing (from Dennis D). Last of two lacing methods on Dennis' all-white Nikes. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Etnies sneakers with black trim and black & white combination of Shoe Shop Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing and Unknown Lacing (from Dustin D). The 'Xs' were done to use up excess lace.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Red Converse Chuck Taylors with black & white trim and white combination of Straight Bar Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Karik G). Each shoe is tied with an Ian Knot. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Airwalk Frantics with white & blue trim and blue & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Beatriz P). Checkerboard Lacing works on these shoes with closely spaced lugs.
Double Cross Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Airwalk shoes with tan trim and black Double Cross Lacing (from Gary H). Hard to see the full complexity with these black shoelaces. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Kick Turn skate shoes with pink trim and patterned pink & multi-colored Lattice Lacing (from Lena P). The two different multi-colored fat laces look great together.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Yellow, black & lavender Nike SBs with white trim and white combination of Criss Cross Lacing and Zipper Lacing (from AJ). The left shoe is still as-purchased, the right shoe has been re-laced. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Multi-colored Nike shoes with black trim and black Lattice Lacing (from James W). The lacing adds a stylish touch to these hot looking Nikes.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black PRO-Keds shoes with fluoro green trim and fluoro green & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Chris B). Fluoro green on dark black makes this a stand-out design. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown, tan & black Zoo York sneakers with white trim and tan & brown combination of Checkerboard Lacing and Ladder Lacing (from Jeff R). Great combination! The ladder lacing gives the checkerboard twice as many horizontals.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Force Ones with blue trim and blue Lattice Lacing (from Tong). Interesting look with the knots hanging to one side. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Jordans with red & black trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Rahmon). This clean, white lattice is offset against the fire-red & black colorway.
Lug Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Max 180s with black trim and white Lug Hash Lacing (from Holly H). The middle lug at the very bottom runs the crossover at the perfect angle. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown Dream shoes with cyan trim and cyan, brown & white combination of Lattice Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Carmen W). The left shoe has Carmen's own double-woven lattice variation.
Checkerboard Lacing photo
Green Etnies Classics with white trim and white & green Checkerboard Lacing (from Amy J). The fat white laces are ideal for making a checkerboard.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Duffs shoes with black trim and red & white Lattice Lacing (from Steve P). The lace ends are tucked in at the bottom, turning this shoe into a slip-on.
Hash Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Asics shoes with green & grey trim and white Hash Lacing (from Matt M). First of eight methods on Matt's various shoes. Roman Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Cream Asics shoes with navy blue & grey trim and cream Roman Lacing (from Matt M). Second of eight methods on Matt's various shoes.
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