How To Do Cool Shoelace Designs
Learning how to do cool shoelace designs is a fun and creative way to spice up the look of your shoes. It also adds style and a personal touch to your appearance without going overboard. Get rid of the typical plain look of white or black shoelaces and draw attention to your footwear reading these steps.
- Find shoelaces that fit your color and clothing. Cool shoelace designs come in different colors and patterns so it is important to match your shirts according to the shoelaces’ popular designs are checkered, plaids, stripes and other patterns. Your shirt should match (whether it is a graphic, designed or basic color shirt) and blend well with your designed shoelaces.
- Go to clothing stores that sell designed shoelaces. Retail stores such as Hot Topic, well known for their unique style of shoelaces, usually sell their laces sell for $4, and if you catch them on sale, the shoelaces are $2 each. There are cool shoelaces available on the Internet; Laceforless.com has them for less than a dollar but unfortunately, their selection is limited in styles.
- Go online for shoelacing ideas. Ian's Shoelace Site has dozens of design shoelace examples with basic instructions anyone can follow. Some of the shoelacing methods are complicated and may need extended practicing to get it correct and perfected. One of the most popular shoelacing, straight lacing is an easy method anyone can use to lace their shoes.
Tip: To save a few bucks, you can dye shoelaces you already own with fabric dye; they are sold in Wal-Mart or arts and crafts stores, such as Joanne Fabrics or Michaels.