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Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white Zoo York sneakers with black & white Checkerboard Lacing (from David H). Laced up to the 2nd eyelets from the top, leaving the logo visible. Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & white Nike sneakers with red & black Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing (from Cosmo C). First of Cosmo's Nikes, straight laced with two colors.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Grey & white Nike sneakers with blue & black trim and black Straight Bar Lacing (from Cosmo C). Second of Cosmo's Nikes, this time straight laced with only black. Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White & charcoal grey sneakers with patterned trim and navy blue & lime green Checkerboard Lacing (from Shayane V). You can see the loose ends tucked in at the top.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Air Max 90s with cream & white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Ajay). One eyelet pair was skipped on these seven eyelet pair Nikes. Lug Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White Z-Coil sneakers with blue trim and white Lug Lattice Lacing (from Debbie H). "Knoty Boys" elastic laces create an unusual look, rather like a fishing net.
Loop Back Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black boots with red & black Loop Back Lacing (from Tyler). The "D-Loops" on these boots act the same way as eyelets. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Air Max 90s with orange trim and orange combination of Double Sided Lacing and Shoe Shop Lacing (from Craig W). Interesting effect with the brighter underlying angled sections.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Doc Martens boots with black combination of Ladder Lacing and Army Lacing (from Craig W). Craig is doing an on-the-job comparison of both methods. Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Air Force Ones with sparkling gold & cyan Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing (from Anna B). Anna also sent a "before" pic, which had plain black laces.
Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Multi-colored Nike sneakers with yellow Straight Bar Lacing (from Anna B). Clean, straight bars work well with these sneakers. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown ankle boots with tan Straight Bar Lacing (from Michel). Combat boots laced for authenticity in WWII re-enactments.
Shoe Shop Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown ankle boots with tan Shoe Shop Lacing (from Michel). First of two photos of Shoe Shop Lacing, with left and right laced as mirror-images. Shoe Shop Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Brown ankle boots with tan Shoe Shop Lacing (from Michel). Second of two photos of Shoe Shop Lacing, with left and right laced exactly the same.
Checkerboard Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Denim Levi's sneakers with white trim and denim & white Checkerboard Lacing (from Aditya M). The fresh look of denim looks great in a Checkerboard. Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with fluoro green & black Pentagram Lacing (from Agatha M). Using black laces at the top creates uninterrupted green Pentagrams.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black DC sneakers with patterned red & silver trim and red combination of Pentagram Lacing and Lattice Lacing (from Nicola W). Two really bold and totally different styles. Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with white trim and purple & red Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing (from Sarah). Double splash of color on some B&W sneakers.
Lattice Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black & red Converse Double Uppers with white trim and white Lattice Lacing (from Charley P). Using the outer eyelets results in nice wide Lattices. Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned purple & white Nike Dunk Mids with black & white Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing (from Ken F). Ken's daughter's shoes, with alternating color patterns on each shoe.
Double Sided Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike 6.0s with red, white & blue trim and red & blue Double Sided Lacing (from Alex T). These shoelaces actually have a different color on each side. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Converse All-Stars with fluoro green Straight Bar Lacing (from Matt R). Crossover at the bottom overcomes the odd eyelet pair limitation.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black & white hi-tops with black & white combination of Checkerboard Lacing and Pentagram Lacing (from Allan P). Two striking designs on these equally striking sneakers. Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White sneakers with white combination of Spider Web Lacing and Pentagram Lacing (from Dylan F). Even with white-on-white, these designs stand out.
Combination Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Coral Nike SBs with white trim and black & white combination of Pentagram Lacing and Checkerboard Lacing (from Tinks N). Pentagrams laced on ten pairs of eyelets simply by skipping more eyelets. Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge White DC Commands with black trim and white Straight Bar Lacing (from Marcos S). The ends are tied off with Halloween Knots.
Ladder Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Patterned black, grey & pink Converse knee-high boots with white trim and pink Ladder Lacing (from punks8rgurl). Extremely tall ladders on these boots with 21 eyelet pairs. Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black Nike Skeets with cyan & white trim and cyan & white Half & Half / Straight Bar Lacing (from Pete D). Besides looking great, Pete also found this lacing easier to tighten.
Double Back Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black, grey & white Nike sneakers with patterned cyan trim and magenta Double Back Lacing (from Kieran F). First of two decorative lacing methods on Kieran's Nikes. Pentagram Lacing photo - Click to enlarge Black, grey & white Nike sneakers with patterned cyan trim and magenta Pentagram Lacing (from Kieran F). Last of two decorative lacing methods on Kieran's Nikes.
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