Flexible fabric glue is what makes the lace stick without making the shoe stiff and uncomfortable to wear. This is also a great hack for a pair of super comfy but stained shoes that you just can't bring yourself to throw away.
Would a Sharpie really work ~ not run if it got wet? Pinner said: "New idea I had with my infamous Sharpie skills! Just grab some cheap off-brand of Vans from either Walmart, Kmart or Payless and go-to-town with the Sharpies! The designs are endless.