Shoelaces, which are in addition called shoestrings (US English) or bootlaces (UK English), are a framework usually used to secure shoes, boots and other footwear. They commonly comprise of a couple of strings or lines, one for every shoe, completed off at both closes with firm segments, regarded as aglets. Every shoelace regularly passes with a succession of openings, eyelets, circles or catches on either side of the shoe. Slackening the binding permits the shoe to open wide enough for the foot to be embedded or evacuated. Tightening the binding and tying off the finishes secures the foot inside the shoe.
Originally posted: February 4, 2013