What is the tip of a shoelace called?
The little plastic tip at the end of your shoelace is called an aglet. If the aglets wear off, it can be hard to lace up your old basketball sneakers.
What is the best way to lace boots?
The standard way for lacing your boots is to lace up your boot in a criss-cross fashion. Starting at the bottom, string the laces through each of the bottom eyelets. Pull the laces up vertically as far as possible and ensure both tips are even. Your laces should now be on the outside of your eyelets.
What is the loop on the tongue of a shoe for?
It’s an especially good option if your heels tend to slide around in your shoes, which may be causing the tongue to slip to the side. Since the loop holds the laces in place at the top of the tongue, there won’t be a ton of friction pulling your tongue to one side or the other.
How should I tie my shoes for wide feet?
ISSUE: WIDE FEET IN GENERAL
- Lace the shoe with a crisscross.
- Thread the shoe in crisscross fashion every other eyelet.
- Tie up the shoe as usual.