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What the heck is going on with your laces?
Spiderweb lacing, famalam.

I do it on all my boots. I think it looks neat.


It's a military style that is often used on jump boots and the like. These aren't really jump boots, but I think it makes them look cool.
 

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Spiderweb lacing, famalam.

I do it on all my boots. I think it looks neat.


It's a military style that is often used on jump boots and the like. These aren't really jump boots, but I think it makes them look cool.
Does look kind of neat, everyone should have Ian's site bookmarked :)
 

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In terms of shoe lacing, my general practice is:

Chukkas and other low-eyelet styles: criss-cross. You can't really get too fancy with them.

Oxfords: straight lacing.

Derbys and bluchers: diagonal lacing.

Boots: spiderweb lacing.
 

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In terms of shoe lacing, my general practice is:

Chukkas and other low-eyelet styles: criss-cross. You can't really get too fancy with them.

Oxfords: straight lacing.

Derbys and bluchers: diagonal lacing.

Boots: spiderweb lacing.
I get straight (and now spiderweb) lacing, but what is the difference between crisscross and diagonal?
 

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I get straight (and now spiderweb) lacing, but what is the difference between crisscross and diagonal?
The shoes on the left (mine) are Hanover PTB with diagonal lacing, whereas Kevin's AE spectators are criss-crossed:

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Here my Bradley's are also diagonal laced.

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I feel that derbys/bluchers don't look as good straight laced. The straight lacing accentuates the nice closure of an oxford, but it looks cool to have them slanted on derbys, at least with many eyelets.
 

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OMG, local weather man is on tv, wearing a grey suit/tie with WHITE GUCCI BIT LOAFERS.....Looks like sh*t.
not according to him I would guess but this also proves, once again, that money does not buy good taste.
 
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