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Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Navy blue Puma sneakers with white & red trim and white Straight Bar Lacing (from ???). Note the diagonal at top, which overcomes the odd number of eyelet pairs. Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Navy blue Puma sneakers with white & red trim and white Zipper Lacing (from ???). Second of two lacing methods on ???'s sneakers.
Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned blue & white Vans sneakers with black trim and white Spider Web Lacing (from ???). Nice broad spider web on these wide sneakers. Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Airwalk sneakers with gold trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Kim S). Kim immediately adopted Zipper Lacing on her brand new Airwalks.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black PRO-Keds sneakers with red & white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Laura S). Nice casual shot of Laura's first re-tied sneakers. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Navy blue Converse All-Stars with black & white trim and navy blue combination of Straight Easy Lacing and Lock Lacing (from Martin N). Martin replaced the Converse laces with shorter ones so they can be left untied.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Red Converse All-Stars with black & white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Vinícius B). All four lace ends have been run through the top eyelets and tied together for a neat result. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Circa Sailors with white trim and red & black Lattice Lacing (from Erin C). The edged laces woven into a lattice create a sort of tribal or Celtic look.
Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Airwalk Flips with white Spider Web Lacing (from Cory). Cory is keen on different lacing methods and tried Spider Web on his new sneakers. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with cyan trim and cyan Straight Bar Lacing (from Ashley R). Note the top crossover for the seventh pair of eyelets.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike sneakers with black trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Kev). While looking for a lazy lacing method, Kev found this style he liked better. Hash Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Green Converse All-Stars with black & white trim and white Hash Lacing (from Svetlana K). Doing Hash Lacing inside-out creates a totally different look.
Double Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Nike Vandals with fluoro green & pink trim and black & white Double Lacing (from Tom P). Tom's second pair of shoes is in the background. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned brown, black & white Nike Vandals with black Lattice Lacing (from Tom P). Tom has run the lattice for four rows, then tucked in the ends.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans sneakers with patterned red & white trim and red Lattice Lacing (from Ian L). The red laces make this a real eye-catching lattice. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Globe sneakers with checkered black & white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Martynas V). Perfect lacing to go with the checkered trim on these shoes.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Hurricane 310s with red & gold trim and red & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Raylyn S). Aaron's shoes were made more "Christmassy" with new laces courtesy of his sister Ashlie. Footbag Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue Adidas Rod Lavers with white trim and blue Footbag Lacing (from World Footbag Association). The preferred shoe plus lacing for footbag freestyle.
Footbag Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Tan & white Converse All-Stars with multi-colored trim and white Footbag Lacing (from Mary Kate M). This extended variation was done to loosen up a tight fit plus expose the tongue detail. Double Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White DVS Shoe Company sneakers with metallic, black & white Double Lacing (from Katelyn H). The two different laces work well together, with the layout swapped between shoes.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White DC shoes with cyan trim and white & cyan Straight Bar Lacing (from Kayla H). One lace blends in, the other lace contrasts. Hidden Knot Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Osiris shoes with silver trim and white Hidden Knot Lacing (from Yoana G). A hidden knot is the only way to achieve this neat effect.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse Chuck Taylors with patterned black & fluoro green Checkerboard Lacing (from Marcus C). Marcus always uses fresh lacing methods on his newly purchased Chuck Taylors. Over Under Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike Air Force Ones with brown & tan trim and brown Over Under Lacing (from Jae C). Jae found that Over Under Lacing held up longer without re-tightening, and looked great too.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adio Bams with magenta & white trim and purple & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Luke W). Nice blend of colors on Luke's Bam Darklights. Spider Web Lacing photo
Black Vans XL1s with white trim and white Spider Web Lacing (from Martin N). First of eight methods on Martin's new sneakers.
Display Shoe Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans XL1s with white trim and white Display Shoe Lacing (from Martin N). Second of eight methods on Martin's new sneakers. Double Back Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans XL1s with white trim and white Double Back Lacing (from Martin N). Third of eight methods on Martin's new sneakers.
Double Helix Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans XL1s with white trim and white Double Helix Lacing (from Martin N). Fourth of eight methods on Martin's new sneakers. Hiking / Biking Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans XL1s with white trim and white Hiking / Biking Lacing (from Martin N). Fifth of eight methods on Martin's new sneakers.
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