Caterpy Laces, or what some of our customers like to call us “Caterpillar Laces“, are the world’s top selling no tie shoelaces. They use elastic bump technology to hold customized tension throughout all eyelets. Invented in Japan by a marathon runner, Caterpy Laces strives to solve all shoelace issues. These issues range from inconsistency of tension throughout the shoe, lack of adaptivity for different foot shapes and inconvenience of tying laces. Often times, people think foot pains develop from an improper shoe, when it may be from improper laces.
Although Caterpy Laces are designed for athletic wear, the product is popular among other markets including kids, elderly, medical and special needs. They’re the perfect fit for joes to pros!
Learn how to lace up Caterpy Laces and more in our FAQs section.
There are different ways to style the finishing of the laces. You can leave them hanging out. You can tuck them under laces. You can reverse tie them into your shoe. If there is an excess amount of lace, you can cut them. Make sure you are comfortable with the tension and cut between the bumps with a good pair of scissors. Leave at least 2-3 bumps out of the last eyelet. Check out this video for the visuals.
No, Caterpy Laces were designed to keep the same tension you set it at. They are durable enough to last the lifetime of multiple shoes.
Caterpy laces are a one size fit all shoelace, cut to size. The elasticity allows the shoelace to fit feet of all sizes from kids to adults.