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Unusually colored shoelaces

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by SpooPoker, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. mat135ta

    mat135ta Senior member

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    I sourced some perfect waxed shoes lace, and basically can buy them in any color. [​IMG] [​IMG] There are two versions, the round ones as shown on the photos, and flat ones (5mm or 0.2" wide). I can get some pairs for you at $1.5/pr, but minimum order for me is 5 pairs in each color.
     
  2. Wes Bourne

    Wes Bourne Senior member

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    ^ I think you will get a lot of interest.
     
  3. Schweino

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    I sourced some perfect waxed shoes lace, and basically can buy them in any color.

    There are two versions, the round ones as shown on the photos, and flat ones (5mm or 0.2" wide). I can get some pairs for you at $1.5/pr, but minimum order for me is 5 pairs in each color.


    What lengths can you get?
     
  4. mat135ta

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    What lengths can you get?

    Any length as long as I can place an order of more than 5 pairs for each color, each length and each shape. But I think 84cm (33") works for most dress shoes. Correct me if I am wrong.
     
  5. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    PM'd you. Thanks man.
     
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    bump

    any thoughts for what color might go well with a pair of burgundy shell PTB's? I'm looking for idead beyond basic black, something a little more funky
     
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    Bexley have some nice ones in a variety of colours.
     
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  12. Gerry Nelson

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    Um, snap? :)
     
  13. AnGeLiCbOrIs

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    I found colored shoe laces in Milan last year. The quality and colors are wonderful but they are not cheap. I think they cost 5.50 EUR/pr.
     
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    theknottery.com has, got some great stuff at great prices including a leather holder fo sunglasses.
     
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    They do! I can personally attest to the quality of their knit ties.
     
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    You can also dip the shoelace ends in melted candle wax and shape accordingly as the wax cools. Just start a candle (a tea light candle works fine) and let the flame create a well of melted wax. Dip the end of the shoelace into the melted wax for a second or two. The lace will absorbe the wax. Then remove the lace end from the melted wax well and start shaping the end, rotating the lace between your fingers until it shapes itself to a narrow end. It takes inly minutes to do and will be remarkably strong enough to pass through the shoe eyelets. You'll eant to squeeze out most of the wax as you shape the ends. Once done and laces tied, they will stay good for ages. This is also a good method for touching up older lace ends.

    If anyone knows where to buy colourful laces in Toronto, please post. There has to be somewhere and they will probably be inexpensive.
     
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    Great stuff, gotta take the plunge
     
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    Strange, I don't recall looking for coloured laces. But then again, I did click on this thread...
     
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    At these prices, It may be time for another group buy? The quality for the last batch was very nice.
     

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