Juuuuust a bit too glam for military...I don’t know the answer to that Tim. Most US Military boots are cross laced unless they are dress or parade boots . The airborne used to straight lace their dress boots after they went from Brown to Black jump boots . They used white parachute shroud lines for contrast and straight laced them. Of course there was always a couple of over achievers that went a little overboard , like this guy
View attachment 65775
Thanks, Burt!Thanks Ties !
Hope alls well with you and the girls