Shoelaces are a useful accessory, capable of transforming a boring pair of sneakers or running shoes into something fresh and unique. According to mathematics, there are over a trillion different ways to tie shoelaces. Although they are all not presentable enough to be used to tie shoes regularly, there are plenty of attractive shoelace designs so you can sport something new every day.
This is a nice pattern, suitable for running shoes, ladies boots as well as men’s dress shoes.
It is better to start with a simple basic pattern, but no less attractive.
Another easy yet attractive shoelace tying pattern, the bar lace method looks more striking when worked with contrasting colored shoelaces, like black laces on white or pastel colored shoes and vice versa.
Aptly named the ladder lacing, this one is suitable for any number of eyelets as the pattern just involves passing the two ends of the lace through the eyelets, starting from the top.
A truly magnificent pattern, the checkerboard design inevitably looks so intimidating in a picture. But, you will learn how simple it actually is as soon as you check out the video instructions.
Imagine going to a Christmas party in a holiday-themed red and white fluffy getup with your shoelaces tied in the shape of neat stars? Check out the instructions to find out how to do it.
Not all the shoelace patterns are suitable for formal and dress shoe. But, there are plenty of simple yet classy lacing methods with the over-under lacing being one of them.
This one involves going up the eyelets once before passing through each one for the second time to come back where you started. So, the lacing begins at the lower end of the eyelets.
Two is always better than one and it is no wonder that two pairs of colorful shoelaces would be more fun, allowing you to create prettier complex designs.
This one looks rather similar to the ladder lacing style, but you will find out how different the two are once you check out the instructions.
Yet another cool lacing technique using a pair of laces for each shoe, this video tutorial shows two gorgeous lacing methods.
An easy and attractive way of tying shoelaces on your boat shoe, this one does not even take very long to work.
Here, two pairs of shoelaces have been used for each shoe to create a very stylish and unique design.
The knot created each time the two ends of the lace passes through each other makes this design so special.
After learning how to work the star lacing design, a hexagram should not be much of a surprise. Just check out the instructions to achieve it.
One of the most unique and innovative shoelace patterns, the design is created by making the lace pass through the same point at the center after going through every eyelet.
So, now you have over 20 different ways to tie your shoelaces. You have surely picked one or two favorites and are already planning to try your hand at them. So, go ahead and have fun.
Published on January 16th 2015 by Daphne Bennette