A Guy’s Guide to Mastering the Colored Shoelace

With just a few easy steps, your style savvy will shine bright

Guys, Let's Master the Colored Shoelace

No longer restricted to running sneakers, colored laces are one of the simplest (and most of-the-moment) ways for a guy to announce his style savvy. Just check out these quick rules, and you’re good to get tying.

Where to wear:

  • In a creative office
  • Out on the town
  • To a wedding

Keep in mind:

  • Stick to classic oxford shapes
  • Steer clear of matchy color motifs (yellow shirt + yellow laces = trying too hard)
  • A no-go for big client meetings

And for all you commitment-phobes out there – considering that most laces run downward of $5 a pop, you can change up the hues as often as you desire. Talk about a win-win.

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By Sarah Stanley, Staff Writer

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February 6, 2013