Why criss-cross your shoelaces when you can ladder, zipper, checkerboard, double helix, spider web, lattice, union jack, sawtooth, or turquoise turtle them? This fun, fascinating, and addictive guide features flaps and eyelets just like a shoe, and comes with laces so you can practice yourself. Some make the footwear tighter and more secure, while others show off your unique sense of style. Detailed instructions and easy-to-understand diagrams lead you through more than 50 remarkable tying methods, all showcased on a different pair of shoes - the latest fashions and classic styles. Throw in more than a dozen ideas for tying the knot at the top and the result: over 500 fabulous and eye-catching possibilities!