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Spider Web Lacing photo
Black Converse Double Tongues with red & white trim and white Spider Web Lacing (from Sara W). Complex lacing, finished with simple Reef Knots.
Train Track Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Ecco sneakers with white trim and white Train Track Lacing (from Stuart R). Tucking the loops and loose ends gives great security.
Over Under Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue, white & yellow Adidas Superstars with navy blue trim and navy blue Over Under Lacing (from Zubin B). This lacing method introduces a subtle pattern. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Silver Asics running shoes with white & gold trim and black combination of Ladder Lacing and Knotted Lacing (from Stewart P). Incredibly secure combination, though very difficult to tighten & loosen.
Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Tartan & white Converse Double Tongues with brown & black trim and white Pentagram Lacing (from Jamie E). Compact Pentagrams using only four eyelet pairs. Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Vans sneakers with patterned pink & white trim and red Pentagram Lacing (from Jamie E). Upside-down Pentagrams with two different proportions.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Etnies Primes with patterned black & white trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Kevin C). Perfect B&W theme for these patterned sneakers. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Lakai Soca 2 50/50s with black & white combination of Double Sided Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Axel B). Both colors show up in this stylish bi-color lattice.
Display Shoe Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas Adicolors with multi-colored trim and white Display Shoe Lacing (from Madison J). First of four pictures of Madison's sneakers. Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas Adicolors with green & white trim and white Spider Web Lacing (from Madison J). Second of four pictures of Madison's sneakers.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Adidas sneakers with black Straight Bar Lacing (from Madison J). Third of four pictures of Madison's sneakers. Twistie Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue & grey Adidas sneakers with black & white trim and white Twistie Lacing (from Madison J). Last of four pictures of Madison's sneakers.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Riedell roller skates with fluoro green trim and magenta & black combination of Pentagram Lacing and Over Under Lacing (from Sophia C). "Pentagrams" for looks plus "Over Unders" for lacing tightly. Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Etnies Shecklers with patterned red & white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Ken). Massive four-way lattice on these wide Etnies.
Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Navy blue Nike SBs with multi-colored trim and green & yellow Pentagram Lacing (from FuzZ). Perfect pentagrams, finished off with perfect Ian Knots. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & cream Converse Double Uppers with white trim and green & white combination of Lattice Lacing and Spider Web Lacing (from Andy H). This complex combination is not for the faint-hearted!
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Etnies Cinches with camouflage trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Andy). A huge checkerboard on some wide Etnies. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned brown & cream Airwalk Outlaw 3s with brown & cream combination of Double Sided Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Doc Buddha). This combo creates a very different look to the regular Lattice.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned pink, black & white Converse All-Stars with pink & black Checkerboard Lacing (from Bruna F). Note how Bruna has run the vertical lace ends through the bottom eyelets. Double Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Converse All-Stars with orange & white Double Lacing (from Wil D). First of two brightly laced methods on Wil's cross word patterned sneakers.
Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Converse All-Stars with orange Spider Web Lacing (from Wil D). First of two brightly laced methods on Wil's cross word patterned sneakers. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue & white Nike sneakers with blue & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Kelvin H). Checkered only to the 2nd top eyelets allows the laces to also be tied.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned DC sneakers with pink & white trim and pink & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Sabine S). Here's a huge, colorful checkerboard that's bound to be noticed. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Airwalk sneakers with black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Brenda D). Fat laces create a very solid looking checkerboard.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Airwalk sneakers with pink & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Brenda D). Pink laces create a warmer looking checkerboard. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Navy blue & red Converse Double Uppers with white trim and red & white combination of Straight Bar Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Ian G). The angled sections woven through the straight bars looks amazing.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Various sneakers with white, black & khaki combination of Double Back Lacing and Double Lacing (from Janne L). Two intricate looks, using a single lace or using two laces. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Multi-colored Onitsuka Tiger sneakers with red & green combination of Half & Half Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Patricia T). Great way to add even more colors to these sneakers.
Double Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue & black Vans sneakers with white trim and fluoro green & fluoro orange Double Lacing (from Ron). These are some seriously bright, colorful sneakers! Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Multi-colored Converse sneakers with white Pentagram Lacing (from Alicia S). Pentagrams are well suited to Converse (with their "Star" logo).
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