A classic question we often receive from our customers, and a fair one at that! What is so special about waxed shoelaces? Actually before we get into that, what are waxed laces exactly? Are they made from candle wax, or perhaps even beeswax?
Don't worry, we're here to provide you with an explanation of what these shoelaces are about, and also what the advantages of this type of lace are. Heck, we might even provide you with some recommendations as to what type of shoes are best suited to waxed shoelaces!
To put it simply, these waxed shoelaces are laces which are coated with a layer of wax (I know, duh!..) as part of the manufacturing process. The wax used for this coating is often either paraffin wax or beeswax.
Due to the method in which maxed shoelaces are produced, they actually have a number of advantages over their non waxed counterparts. In a nutshell, these advantages include the following:
The answer to this question really depends on personal preference, our waxed laces are available in a variety of colours to suit all sorts of shoe designs - so it really comes down to which colour combination you think will work best!
If you ever need a second opinion, our even are looking for some recommendations or details about our flat waxed shoelaces, feel free to contact our friendly team at email@example.com.