Ladder Lacing Shoes

Remember when you first learned to tie your shoes? Tying that first knot seemed really complicated at first, but it became automatic over time.

Many of us still tie our laces the same way we learned as a kid, never experimenting with other styles.

Ladder lacing is a popular choice for many people because it provides a snug and secure fit. You can use ladder lacing on any type of shoe, from sneakers to boots. This makes it a great choice for people who want to be able to switch up their style.

The lacing method can be tricky to start with, but once you get the hang of it, you can complete a shoe in no time.

So, if you're looking for a new way to lace your shoes, give ladder lacing a try. It may take some practice to master, but once you do, you'll have a new lacing method to add to your repertoire.

How to tie shoes using the ladder lacing shoe-lacing style.

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Note: the shoe lacing technique in this guide can be done using any of our round laces or no-tie laces.

A step-by-step guide to ladder lacing shoes.

1. Start straight along the inside of the shoe and thread the lace out through the bottom eyelets.

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2. Run the ends of the laces up the side of the shoe and thread through the next set of eyelets leaving a gap between the shoe and lace.

Ladder Lacing With Kicks Shoelaces3.Then thread the shoelace across the shoe and feed them through the gap under the opposite lace.

Ladder Lacing With Blue Shoelaces4. Continue up the shoe and through the next set of eyelets repeating steps 2 and 3 until you reach the top of the shoe.

Ladder Lacing With Blue Shoe laces5. Once you reach the top, you can feed the laces under the tongue before tying or use a pair of our shoelace anchors to secure the laces for a clean finish.

Ladder Lacing

In the below video, we show a ladder lacing blue laces from our no-tie laces collection.

Ladder Lacing Instructions

If you are looking for another option, try the army lacing style. Army lacing is quite similar to the ladder lacing method. The army lacing method of lacing your shoes runs up the edges of your shoes, which reduces the risk of the laces getting caught on unwanted things. This lacing method takes a bit longer than other methods; it is well worth the effort.

Tips for buying new laces.

When it comes to shoelaces, there are a few things to keep in mind in order to get the best pair for your needs.

  1. Think about the size. Shoelaces come in various lengths, so be sure to measure the shoes you'll be lacing up before making a purchase. You want them to be long enough so that they can be styled and knotted on the top of your sneaker.
  2. Consider the material. Shoelaces are typically made from either polyester or cotton; each comes with benefits. Polyester shoelaces are more durable and less likely to shrink or stretch, while cotton shoelaces are more comfortable and can be easier to tie.
  3. Decide on the style. Perhaps you want classic round shoelaces or more trendy flat shoelaces. Whatever your preference, make sure the shoelaces you choose fit both your shoes and your personal style.

To tie things up.

While a new pair of sneaks is always a good idea, sometimes all you need to step up your style game is a new set of laces or a fresh way of lacing your shoes. With so many different colors and patterns available, it's easy to find a look that reflects your personality. Plus, swapping out your laces is a quick and easy way to give your shoes a whole new lease on life.

Ladder lacing shoes is a great way to give your shoes a distinctive look and keep them snug and secure. It can be tricky to master at first, but once you get the hang of it, you'll be able to lace up your shoes in no time.

So, whether you're looking for something understated or over-the-top, there's sure to be a set of shoelaces perfect for you. 

Need help finding laces?

If you want to add a little flair and personality to your shoes, look no further than Kicks Shoelaces. You can't go wrong with over 300+ positive product reviews and free shipping available.

Check out our store and browse our bestselling shoelaces and no-tie shoelaces collections.

With these tips in mind, go ahead and give your sneakers a little personality boost - you'll be glad you did!