There are many ideas for tying shoelaces that you need to learn if you care about your style. What do you know about shoelace styles? Waxed? Round? Thin? Wide? Flat? Cord? Which style do you choose to put on what kind of shoes? For example, round shoelaces are made of braided waxed cotton and are slightly shiny. Cord laces are also made from braided cotton. They are perfect for all kinds of hiking and walking shoes. Extra wide flat laces are perfect for skate shoes. They have a very urban look and the brighter the better. As for thin round cotton shoelaces, well these are very versatile and can be worn with all types of dress, formal and casual shoes.