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Custom Sneakers & Lace Swaps: January 2021

Custom Sneakers & Lace Swaps: January 2021

January 15, 2021

Finding the right replacement shoelaces for your customs is a great way to tie your design together and make sure your shoes reflect your personal style. To showcase this, we found a few of the best custom shows and lace swaps from this past month, featuring a variety of unique designs and colorways.

Check out some of the best custom sneakers and lace swaps from this month below to see how a simple lace swap can elevate your customs.

Black Mamba Yeezy 350s

Black Mamba Yeezy 350s

(source: @swellguycustoms)

The Black Mamba Lakers jerseys are a great dedication to Kobe's legacy and impact on the organization, and to celebrate Mamba Monday, @swellguycustoms designed these custom Black Mamba Yeezy 350s.

Featuring a striking gold and black colorway, black mambas wrap around each show and are complemented by matching yellow and black rope laces.

Laces: Yellow/Black Rope Laces

Suggested Size: 45"

Mint Camo AF1s

Mint Camo AF1

(source: @goht_master)

@goht_master created these custom Air Force 1, featuring a fresh mint camo colorway covering the entire upper.

While the AF1 white stock laces match this unique colorway, swapping them out for a pair of mint luxury leather laces brings the colorway together and gives the customs a premium look.

Laces: Mint Luxury Leather Laces

Suggested Size: 54"

Florida Gator 1s

Florida Gator 1s

(source: @jsm_801_customs)

Sneaker artist @jsm_801_customs transformed a pair of Jordan 1 SBBs into these amazing Florida Gator-inspired 1s.

These Jordan 1s are dressed up in the school's blue, orange, and white color scheme and feature some amazing details, including custom Gatorade insoles, Sail Jordan 1 replacement laces, and a Jordan 1 Bloodline tongue swap.

Laces: Sail Jordan 1 Replacement Laces

Suggested Size: 63"

Enter the Dragon 4s

Enter the Dragon 4s

(source: @aoskicks)

Inspired by the Nike Kobe 5 Protro "Bruce Lee," @aoskicks created these custom Enter the Dragon 4s, featuring several details from the original Kobe 5s.

This includes the sane yellow and black color scheme, bold red claw marks on  the toe box, blood-splatter effects on the black overlays, and finally, a black leather lace swap to complete the colorway.

Laces: Black Luxury Leather Laces

Suggested Size: 54"

Dior AF1s

Dior AF1

(source: @mcvsso)

In the wake of the Dior x Jordan 1 hype, many artists have taken to designing their own luxury collaboration ideas, including these Dior AF1s by @mcvsso.

Featuring a white/cream color scheme and black and blue Dior branding, these custom Air Force 1s are topped off with a matching Sail Jordan 1 replacement lace swap.

Laces: Sail Jordan 1 Replacement Laces

Suggested Size: 54"

If you want to see more great customs and lace swaps like these, make sure to follow us on Instagram.




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Sizing Chart

Lace Lab Sizing Chart*

Number of Eyelets Lace Length
3 Eyelets 30 Inches
4 Eyelets 36 Inches
5-6 Eyelets 45 Inches
6-7 Eyelets 54 Inches
7-8 Eyelets 63 Inches

 *Sizing varies from shoe to shoe. Please use this chart as a rough estimate. For best results, please measure the length of your original laces. If you are between two sizes using our chart, we recommend choosing the shorter length for most applications.