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Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Nike Dunks with white & black combination of Lattice Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Mike D). Check out the twin lattices! Bow Tie Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adio shoes with black Bow Tie Lacing (from Andy S). This lacing looks really different on such wide shoes.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black DVS Shoe Company shoes with lavender Lattice Lacing (from Larrissa M). Rather than weaving, Larrissa has overlapped these laces, which looks pretty neat. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Red & black Converse sneakers with white trim and red & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Scott D). Notice how the two shoes have reversed checkerboard color schemes.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adio Kenny Andersons with white & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Ross). These shoes are w-i-d-e, allowing a huge number of vertical runs. Lattice Lacing photo
White Santio sneakers with red & black trim and white Lattice Lacing (from kociaczeqq). The double-width laces create a strong weave.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Lugz sneakers with white Checkerboard Lacing (from John P). Using one color for the whole checkerboard gives a subtle result. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey Etnies sneakers with pink & white trim and patterned green & pink Checkerboard Lacing (from Catrina A). These star laces create an amazing checkerboard effect!
Loop Back Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Charcoal grey Adidas sneakers with white trim and white Loop Back Lacing (from Tosihirou S). This interesting variation has laces passing twice through each eyelet. Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black suede shoes with black Ladder Lacing (from Nicholas S). Ladder lacing makes these shoes look even more distinctive.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike sneakers with pink trim and pink Lattice Lacing (from Casey). This lattice has the loose ends hidden for a neat result. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Adidas Stan Smiths with white Straight Bar Lacing (from Levi W). The lacing gives a very clean, minimalist look to these sneakers.
Display Shoe Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans Sk8 Hi shoes with white trim and white Display Shoe Lacing (from Earvin A). Classic black & white look, with the lace ends tucked in. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adio shoes with pale blue Straight Bar Lacing (from Andy S). These wide sneakers really show off any lacing method.
Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse hi-tops with white trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Sara C). This shows off the sharp zipper design really well. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Transparent Brazilian Jellies with red trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Sara C). These are the most unusual shoes I've seen with Lattice Lacing!
Loop Back Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey Vans skate shoes with black & white trim and white Loop Back Lacing (from Ryan L). Ryan has varied the overs and unders of this lacing. Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Pink Converse hi-tops with green & white trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Raeanne P). The zipper lacing will certainly be noticed on these bright sneakers!
Double Helix Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black combat boots with blue & yellow Double Helix Lacing (from SoLoN). The two colored laces even match my lacing diagrams! Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Es (és) Accels with white trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Kyle S). Very effective with the lace passing through the bottom lug.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Fallen Stings with grey & white trim and white & black combination of Double Sided Lacing and Lattice Lacing and Loop Back Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Ben K). Ben has created some individual variations of several methods. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Fallen Stings with grey & white trim and white & black combination of Loop Back Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Ben K). A black & white checkerboard alongside a white & black checkerboard.
Over Under Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse hi-tops with white trim and white Over Under Lacing (from Casey). The "Over" crosses are very easy to pull tight. Criss Cross Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Globe Focuses with green Criss Cross Lacing (from Casey). These wide, green laces make even traditional lacing look great.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Globe Focuses with green Straight Bar Lacing (from Casey). Wide shoes and wide laces accentuate the "bars". Straight European Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse hi-tops with white trim and white Straight European Lacing (from Casey). The underlying zig-zag can actually look interesting.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Pink Converse sneakers with black & white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Marissa B). The black lace has also been fed through the bottom eyelets. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Phat Farm shoes with black & white combination of Checkerboard Lacing and Display Shoe Lacing (from Bart Y). The Display Shoe Lacing is enhanced with an additional black crossover.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike sneakers with white trim and black Straight Bar Lacing (from Shawn D). This lacing is finished with outside loops for cycling. Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown military boots with brown Ladder Lacing (from the Internet). What's left of leather ladder lacing on some old military boots.
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