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Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Emerica Skate sneakers with white & red trim and glow-in-the-dark Lattice Lacing (from Anton S). Anton's glow-in-the-dark shoelaces charging in sunlight. Lattice Lacing photo
Black Emerica Skate sneakers with white & red trim and glow-in-the-dark Lattice Lacing (from Anton S). Anton's glow-in-the-dark shoelaces doing their thing.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Adidas sneakers with white & grey trim and white Straight Bar Lacing (from DeeCee). First of three methods on DeeCee's different sneakers. Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White sneakers with black trim and white Zipper Lacing (from DeeCee). Second of three methods on DeeCee's different sneakers.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Nike sneakers with gold trim and white Lattice Lacing (from DeeCee). Last of three methods on DeeCee's different sneakers. Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Etnies Deaths with patterned black & white trim and grey Spider Web Lacing (from Ruben M). Woven lacing looks great, but would be very difficult to tighten.
Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Red Converse hi-tops with white & black trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Bella M). First of two different methods on Bella's Chucks. Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Red Converse hi-tops with white & black trim and white Ladder Lacing (from Bella M). Last of two different methods on Bella's Chucks.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Etnies Boardys with black & grey trim and black & white combination of Half & Half Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Kraig W). The loop backs resemble part of the Etnies logo. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Vans sneakers with black & red trim and black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Erick). Nicely checkerboarded sneaker, posed in front of Erick's computer.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Orange & blue Converse Chuck Taylors with white & black trim and white & cyan combination of Hidden Knot Lacing and Display Shoe Lacing (from Xeozenus). Out with the old, in with the new: New Chucks, new lacing. Hidden Knot Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Orange Converse Chuck Taylors with white & black trim and white Hidden Knot Lacing (from Xeozenus). Better shot of Xeozenus' newly laced bright orange Chucks.
Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Avia sneakers with white trim and white Spider Web Lacing (from Ero). Weaving the Spider Web makes it amazingly intricate. Straight European Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown dress shoes with brown Straight European Lacing (from Ian Fieggen). My Dad's shoes, which I photographed as a tribute while he's recovering from a leg injury.
Criss Cross Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Multi-colored Freeday sneakers with black & orange Criss Cross Lacing (from Juuh B). Really shows how different colors can totally change the look. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Reebok Classics with red & blue trim and red, green, blue & black combination of Half & Half Lacing and Double Lacing (from Dina). I guess this should be called "Quadruple Lacing"!
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & blue Lakai hi-tops with white trim and black & blue combination of Double Sided Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Josh M). Running the two colors alongside each other rather than on top of each other creates angled stripes. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse One Stars with white trim and black & grey Checkerboard Lacing (from Martin G). With the lace ends not tucked in, the shoe may be tied as usual.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White sneakers with grey & navy blue trim and white & navy blue combination of Checkerboard Lacing and Pentagram Lacing (from Guinho N). Both methods are finished with the loose ends tucked in. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White DC sneakers with printed trim and magenta & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Safeeyah B). The ends are setup so that they can be tied across the top if needed.
Double Back Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Light grey & charcoal grey Adidas sneakers with yellow trim and black Double Back Lacing (from Madison J). First of two "Double..." methods from Madison. Double Cross Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Blue sneakers with white trim and pink & purple Double Cross Lacing (from Madison J). Last of two "Double..." methods from Madison.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Printed black, white & lime green hi-tops with lime green Checkerboard Lacing (from Andres S). Nice lacing to complement the square print pattern. Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black boots with black Pentagram Lacing (from Ela D). Nice compact Pentagrams on these low women's boots.
Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black boots with black Pentagram Lacing (from Ela D). Close-up shot of Ela's Pentagram laced boots. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Pale blue Converse All-Stars with white & black trim and white combination of Train Track Lacing and Criss Cross Lacing (from Carly). First of five different methods on Carly's various All-Stars.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned blue & grey Converse All-Stars with white trim and white combination of Knotted Lacing and Loop Back Lacing (from Carly). Second of five different methods on Carly's various All-Stars. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and white & orange combination of Lattice Lacing and Straight Bar Lacing (from Carly). Third of five different methods on Carly's various All-Stars. The orange laces are home-made from duct tape.
Spider Web Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Multi-colored Converse All-Stars with white & black trim and white Spider Web Lacing (from Carly). Fourth of five different methods on Carly's various All-Stars. One Spider-Web has been laced upside-down. Zipper Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse hi-tops with white trim and white Zipper Lacing (from Carly). Last of five different methods on Carly's various All-Stars.
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