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Double Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white DVS Shoe Company Monuments with red trim and red & black Double Lacing (from Malcolm S). Slight variation at the bottom forms a red "X". Riding Boot Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown Dehner Blucher field boots with brown Riding Boot Lacing (from Jeff K). Note how this lacing places the knot in the middle where it's most needed.
Army Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Miller & Ben tap shoes with black Army Lacing (from Jenny C). These shoes have very stiff uppers, making them a perfect candidate for Army Lacing. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans sneakers with white trim and white Straight Bar Lacing (from Jenny C). Vans just look right with Straight Bar Lacing.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Tan Cherokee sneakers with black trim and patterned tan & black combination of Lug Spider Web Lacing and Lug Ladder Lacing (from Brian S). Complex weave resulting from an improvised combo of two difficult methods. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & yellow DC sneakers with white trim and yellow Straight Bar Lacing (from Brian C). Only the bottom four eyelets have been bar-laced.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Adio sneakers with black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Jon Y). Wide laces create a nice solid checkerboard. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Osiris Vertigos with black & grey trim and black Lattice Lacing (from Jano). An impressive super-wide lattice on these wide skate shoes.
Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown home-made oars with brown Zipper Lacing (from Bill B). The Zipper-Laced leathers of these oars look sharp and secure. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Denim Converse hi-tops with white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Felix S). The lacing finishes with underlying crossovers (hidden by the jeans).
Straight European Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Denim Converse hi-tops with white trim and white Straight European Lacing (from Felix S). Here you can just see the underlying zig-zag of laces. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black sneakers with multi-colored trim and black & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Brandon C). A stand-out combination that really gets noticed.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Various sneakers with fluoro green, white & black combination of Lattice Lacing and Straight Bar Lacing and Straight European Lacing and Zipper Lacing (from Andrew P). Four different shoes have each been given different lacings. Straight European Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & grey Adidas Forums with orange trim and black Straight European Lacing (from Andrew P). Close-up of Andrew's Adidas', with an inside-out variation of Straight European Lacing.
Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Tan sneakers with white trim and black Zipper Lacing (from Andrew P). Close-up of Andrew's Zipper-laced work shoes. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse boots with white trim and white combination of Lattice Lacing and Train Track Lacing (from Blair W). Only on such tall boots could you manage such an impressive combination!
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Etnies sneakers with white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Trenton R). Nice wide laces make a solid looking lattice. Bow Tie Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White DC sneakers with black & red trim and black Bow Tie Lacing (from Trenton R). This open lacing method creates a clean, minimalist look.
Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White DC sneakers with black & red trim and black Zipper Lacing (from Trenton R). The star pattern on these sneakers matches the floor tiles! Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey Converse All-Stars with black & white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Kessiah H). Since giving them a fresh look, Kessiah's no longer bored with his sneakers.
Riding Boot Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse hi-tops with white trim and white Riding Boot Lacing (from Preston). On high boots, this lacing exposes the knots (otherwise they'd be hidden inside the trouser leg). Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Vans sneakers with black & white combination of Loop Back Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Levon N). The excess length has been used to create "borders".
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black DC sneakers with white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Andy H). Andy's neat Bar Lacing was extended into the even cooler looking Checkerboard Lacing. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Air Jordans with yellow trim and black Lattice Lacing (from Simon). Simon reckons this lacing totally changed his sneakers, making them even cooler.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Circa sneakers with patterned black & white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Zach L). Note how Zach has created "borders" at top and bottom. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & grey skate shoes with white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Marcus C). The neat white lattice looks fresh against the black & grey.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown Converse Double Uppers with tan & white trim and brown & white combination of Ladder Lacing and Straight Bar Lacing (from Scott N). The interlocked methods make this combination look formidable! Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and white Spider Web Lacing (from Zac B). This really does look like a spider web!
Combination Lacing photo
Black DC sneakers with white trim and black & white combination of Checkerboard Lacing and Unknown Lacing (from Rachel L). A parting photo of Rachel's previous favorite lacing combination, one with a custom method.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike 6.0s with cyan trim and cyan & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Peter D). Peter's newly checkered Nikes came out really well.
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