Finding the right shoelaces for your custom sneakers can elevate them to a new level. Swapping out the stock laces for a pair that matches your custom colorway is the best way to cap off your creative designs.
Check out some of the best custom sneakers and lace swap from this month below to see how much of a difference new laces can make.
Subtle changes make a big difference.
These custom Air Force 1s, created by @t.herrrarii, feature $100 bills painted over the front and back sections of the AF1 upper, and the design is tied together with a pair of Off-White-style laces and gold lace locks.
Custom cleats are one of the best ways to stand out on the field. Artist @customsbydrew brings one of the world's most popular luxury brands to the field with these customs.
These custom Louis Vuitton-inspired cleats feature LV gold branding on the upper, metallic gold Adidas stripes, and a pair of White/Metallic Gold v20 Rope laces to complete the colorway.
Swapping out the stock laces for a pair of black wax flat laces completed the colorway.
Some colorways are too good to paint over, but a lace swap can still take them to a new level.
The Jordan 1 "Light Smoke Grey" is one of the cleanest colorways in recent memory, and swapping out the stock black laces for a pair of grey or yellow flat laces is the perfect way to upgrade the color scheme.
Patrick Mahomes is an NFL legend in the making and has brought the KC Chiefs back into the national spotlight, and these customs by @jarcustoms are the perfect homage.
Dressed up in the Chiefs' red and yellow colorway, these customs also feature Chiefs branding, portraits of the team's stars, and matching gold flat laces.
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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.