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Upgrade Your Kicks: Custom Lace Swap Inspiration

Upgrade Your Kicks: Custom Lace Swap Inspiration

July 16, 2020

Whether you're trying to find the perfect way to complete your new customs, or you just want to upgrade from a  pair of stock laces, finding the right lace swap can take your shoes to a new level.

Check out the pictures below to see how much of a difference the right pair of laces can make.

Volt Air Max

(source: @ihadasneakerdream)

It can be hard to find laces to match your shoe colorway. That's why we carry a wide range of unique colors to make sure you can find the right laces for your shoes -- like these Volt reflective flat laces.

@ihadasneakerdream picked up a pair of Volt laces to upgrade from the stock laces on these Air Maxes and complete the neon green color scheme.

Combining Laces

(source: @calvin.richmond)

If you want to get really creative with it, you can pick up a couple of pairs of mismatching laces and try out some different lacing methods.

On this pair of Jordan 1s, @calvin.richmond used flat white, lilac, and purple Off-White-style laces to match the purple and white colorway and create a unique multi-color lace pattern.

Jordan 1 Mid Red Laces

(source: @wickhamology)

Luxury leather laces are one of the best and easiest ways to give your shoes a more premium look.

For these Jordan 1 Mids, @wickhamology substituted the stock black laces for a pair of red luxury leather laces.

Note: Luxury leather laces are custom made to order, so make sure to get the sizing right for your shoes. For Jordan 1s, we recommend 63" laces.

Beluga 1.0s lace swap

(source: @bos.sneakerheads)

Yeezys tend to have pretty unique colorways that can be hard to match, but if you're looking to upgrade the laces on yours, we've got you covered.

@bos.sneakerheads added some fire to these Beluga 1.0s by swapping out the stock laces for a fresh pair of our red and orange rope laces. For Yeezy 350 Boosts, we recommend size 45" laces.

Creamsicle 1s

(source: @thewizardofkickz)

Lace swaps aren't just good for upgrading a pair of factory shoes, they're also great for finishing off a fresh pair of customs.

@thewizardofkickz designed these custom Creamsicle Jordan 1s, featuring a clean orange and off-white/cream color scheme, and to top things off, a pair of white Off-White-style laces.

To check out more lace swaps, make sure to follow us on Instagram, and don't forget to stop by our online store to grab the right pair of laces for your kicks.



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.