Light-up shoelaces are not only great for parties, concerts or Halloween, but they can also be used to help keep you visible to oncoming traffic when walking or running –outdoors after dark. You can really wear them whenever you want, though, because why not? A good pair should lace up easily, feature multiple light settings and provide hours of usage before needing replacement batteries. With this in mind, we did some research and rounded up our favorite light-up laces on the market for all types of footwear. Each of our picks is sure to spice up any outfit and make you stand out.
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1. Lihai Light Up Shoe Laces
These shoelaces are made out of 100% nylon and feature rainbow LED-lights throughout. They operate on four different setting modes: quick flash, slow flash, neon-rotation mode and light off.
Pros: They should last up to 60 hours before they need recharging.
Cons: These aren’t made for prolonged, daily use.
2. Jofan LED Light Up Shoelaces
These 100% nylon LED light-up laces are offered in a package with six different colors. They are battery-powered and can be interchangeably used for a variety of occasions.
Pros: These light-up laces are made to last and allow you to change your shoelace colors regularly.
Cons: The laces are intended to work for around two weeks at a time, so keep this in mind when purchasing them for a special event.
3. Glow Fever Light Up Shoe Laces
These durable nylon laces are available in four different colors and feature four different light setting modes: long light, fast flash, slow flash, and off. They are battery-operated, and each pair of laces comes with batteries included.
Pros: These laces can be turned on and off, making them easier to store in between events.
Cons: You have to order each pair of laces separately, but, as a wallet-friendly option, this element makes it easier to plan your purchases around your party calendar.
4. Novelty Place LED Light Up Laces
These laces are available in a pack of three light-up laces with three different colors. The product has three different light setting modes and can last for up to 80 hours in blink mode.
Pros: These light-up laces can be turned on and off, allowing you to use them for 40 hours straight or sporadically for 60–80 hours. They’re waterproof, too.
Cons: Please note that these laces are on the longer side.
5. Apexpower LED Laces
These multicolor LED laces come in a pack of six pairs and feature rainbow-colored hues. They have four different light settings, can last 40–80 hours and are waterproof, too.
Pros: They have four different light settings, can last 40–80 hours, and are waterproof, too.
Cons: Please be mindful these laces are battery-operated, so you likely will need to replace their charge after use.
6. Acmee 6-Pair LED Shoelaces
These shoelaces come in a pack of six glow-up LED laces, each in a different color.
Pros: The laces are battery-operated and rechargeable after they reach their maximum use, which is either 30 hours of continual use or 60–80 hours of sporadic use.
Cons: The lights may get dimmer after a few hours of use.
7. Lystaii LED Waterproof Shoelaces
These white shoelaces feature rainbow LED lights throughout with rechargeable batteries to keep the fun going. The product is waterproof.
Pros: These shoelaces elevate your traditional white options, and they’re easy to wash. The batteries are easy to recharge, too.
Cons: Please note that these are not created for prolonged use.