July 14, 2017

Largest collection of Japanese Katakana Flat Laces in the world!

NMD / Ultra Boost Japanese Katakana Laces and how it all started

5 months ago, Slickieslaces was doing well but we were always trying to find that one product that will help catapult us up. One day, I came across this listing on a marketplace which sold a pair of NMDs at a crazy mark-up because the tabs had the Katakana letterings. From then on, I was inspired to create my first batch of Limited Edition Katakana Laces which till now, is still in demand.

There were lot of issues when I was trying to manufacture these laces. For one, the ink used on laces is not the same as those used when printing T-Shirts. You will never be able to get the same finish on laces as you do on T-Shirts, just based on the fact that the surface of laces is not really that suitable for ink-prints. 

Not just that, using cheap ink, will result in the ink fading over time and running off on your shoes, which will stain them. We got our supplier to test the various inks he had available and managed to find 1 suitable ink after weeks of testing. This ink is now used on all our laces. 

There are many counterfeit Katakana Laces out there. Some have copied our idea, copied our Twitter handle, copied our blog posts, stole our pictures, but we will always be the OG. 

We are working on 7-10 new Katakana Lace colors for the month of August. So stay tuned!

Check out our most popular laces collections. 

BOOST / NMD Shoelaces 

- Rope Laces

3M Reflective Rope / Flat Shoe Laces

Visit us at www.slickieslaces.com Singapore's and South East Asia's Premier Brand of Shoe Laces. If you have any other ideas on matching colors and would like to recommend some other laces, feel free to drop me an email. Join our Facebook Group (BOOST SG) for a community of laceswap lovers!


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Size Guide & Postage

SIZE GUIDE

For accuracy, please measure your own set of laces. We will not responsible for any errors in length.

Sneakers

Recommended Length

NMD R1 (3 Eyelets)

80CM – 90CM (80CM for less excess lace)

NMD R2 (Primeknit)

90CM

Ultra Boost

90CM – 100CM (80CM for no-tie look) (90CM is for 1 single knot)

Ultra Boost Uncaged

80CM – 90CM (80CM for less excess lace)

EQT

4 Eyelets – 90CM

5 Eyelets – 90CM (Very small bow)

110-120CM (Stock lace length)

NIKE Roshe

90CM – 100CM

Yeezy Boost 350

120CM

NIKE Vapormax 120CM
Superga 5 Pairs of Eyelets - 90CM

 

POSTAGE

All international mails will be made through ASENDIA Postal Express and will take approximately 2-3 weeks.

You will be able to track your packages (100% Tracking) all the way to your doorstep. 

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US AND REST OF THE WORLD

SGD7.50 (approx USD5) Flat Fee for Registered Mail with Tracking Number. Flat rate with no weight limit.

AUSTRALIA

SGD8.50 Flat Fee for Registered Mail with Tracking Number. Flat rate with no weight limit.

SINGAPORE

SGD3.80 for local Registered shipping. It comes with tracking number and takes approximately 2 working days.

Free Registered shipping with purchases above SGD50.

MALAYSIA (excluding Brunei)

SGD5.50 Flat Fee for Registered Mail with Tracking Number. 

AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, CANADA, CHINA, GREECE, IRELAND, ISRAEL, NETHERLANDS, NORWAY, RUSSIA, AND SAUDI ARABIA.

SGD10.00 Flat Fee for Registered Mail with Tracking Number.