Whether you call it the barrel lace, the heaving knot, or something else, one thing is clear: it’s a classic boat shoe look that brings boatloads
A “twist” on the barrel lace,
here’s another fun way to avoid
relacing your shoes.
The chain lace is inspired by a sailing
knot of the same name used to
decorate or shorten a rope.
Fun fact: to untie this knot, simply
tug hard on each of the ends
of the chain knots.
There are plenty of fish in the sea.
Best to make your Bluefish or
Angelfish your own by tying them
using this unique technique.
We asked our Facebook fans to show us their favorite ways of lacing their
boat shoes, and here are some of our favorites. Let us know how you tie
your Top-Siders on Instagram or Twitter #topsidertips.
years we've learned a few things about the art of boat shoe wearing. We call
them Top-Sider Tips. From lacing your Sperrys like a champ to keeping
your boat shoes smelling like they just came out of the box, Top-Sider Tips
will help you step up your boat shoe wearing experience.