Get all the latest must-read FashionBeans content direct to your inbox weekly:. Feed the right side of the shoelace up through the lowest right eyelet and feed the left side of the shoelace up through the left eyelet to create a straight line between the two eyelets.
Put the shoelace on the left side of the shoe down through the second eyelet on the left side of the shoe. Stop when you get the last eyelets. Then, have the new 'left lace' go over and around the new 'right lace'.
Tips Buy shoes specifically designed for skateboarding with lace loops that will minimize the risk of busting your laces or having them cause an accident. The very first high-top skate shoe, the Vans Sk8-Hi brought a completely fresh look to the park when it was first launched in 1978. Take the end of the left side of the shoestring and feed it up through the left side eyelet number two.
Vans Era Designed by legendary skateboarding pioneers Tony Alva and Stacey Peralta, the Era is basically a more padded update of the Authentic but with subtle design tweaks. Lacing Shoes Print Edit Send fan mail to authors.
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Now a staple fixture on the roads of Britain and beyond, the van was firs… Oh, hang on, wrong type of vans. Cut the extra shoestring. Mirror this process with your other shoe so that they both resemble each other.
Number the eyelets in your shoes.
Looking down on the shoe, put the left lace through the top of the next hole on the right. It should now be crossing over the tongue. Did this article help you? Notice how the completed knot ends right at the the end of the shoe. Due to the height of this model, bar lacing will work best as it gives a more simple, pared-back finish — cross lacing is a little fussy in this instance.
The Vans Authentic was the first ever shoe to be produced and sold by the legendary skate brand back in 1966. When lacing the shoe, have the last loop through the eyelets going down into the shoe.