Summary

We spent 6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

8 reasons to buy

  • Numerous wearers attest to the comfortable fit of the Fila Disruptor 2 Patches.
  • Majority of reviewers appreciate the inclusion of patches on this kick because they are free to be creative in customizing the look of their shoe.
  • Plenty of users admire the lightweight nature of this kick.
  • Several owners are satisfied with the added boost in height that they get from this dad shoe.
  • Numerous consumers generally find the second iteration of the Fila Disruptor model to be of good quality.
  • A few commenters are happy that this sneaker is easy to clean.
  • A good number of fashionistas agree that the style of this shoe is on-trend.
  • The budget-friendly price is a deciding factor that made some buy this shoe.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A couple of wearers notice that this sneaker does not have enough arch support.
  • It is available in 2 colorways only - white and black.

Bottom line

Create your own style and go all out with the Fila Disruptor 2 Patches. This sneaker exudes a logocentric style with its hook-and-loop panels and embroidered patches. Even though it may look a bit different on the outside, this shoe still feels like the OG Fila Disruptor 2 on feet. It carries the same level of comfort and support that most fans came to know and love.

With its premium materials and retro concept, this shoe will remain as one of the most sought-after Fila kicks for both men and women.

Facts

Base model: Fila Disruptor 2
Style: Dad
Top: Low
Inspired from: Training
Collection: Fila Disruptor
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather
Season: Spring, Summer
Price: $80
Colorways: Black, White
Special editions: 2 special editions
Size
Small True to size Large
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The men’s Fila Disruptor 2 Patches is offered in sizes 5 to 11, while the women’s Disruptor 2 Patches is available in sizes 7 to 13. These laced shoes also come in half sizes for a precise fit. Moreover, it’s leather upper stretches after some time to follow the shape of the foot.

Because of its retro running-inspired profile, the Fila Disruptor 2 Patches creates a sporty yet modern look. Fortunately, there are plenty of style options available to rock this shoe. 

Men can wear this kick with loose or straight leg pants and a plain T-shirt. It also goes well with jogger pants or ripped jeans. Women, on the other hand, can never go wrong with the little black dress. This athleisure sneaker can also be worn with bicycling shorts, floral skirts, or cropped pants paired with a chic shirt.      

As the name implies, the Patches iteration of the Fila Disruptor 2 sneaker features removable Velcro patches in various designs. They are the Fila linear logo, Fila Eclipse logo, Fila stacked logo, and the Fila Disruptor flag. 

The upper of this sneaker is a combination of leather and Velcro quarter. It also has pull tabs both in the heel and at the tongue for easy entry. Furthermore, this shoe uses a rubber outsole similar to the rest of the sneakers in the Fila Disruptor collection.

Fila was founded in 1911 and has established itself as one of the integral brands when it comes to street-style sneakers. However, it was only decades later in 1996 when the first dad shoe, the Fila Disruptor, was launched.  

With the advent of the “ugly sneaker” trend, the shoe was reborn as the Fila Disruptor 2. Because of its popularity, the sneaker was released in several versions, including the Fila Disruptor 2 Patches. 

It carries the same chunky outsole but with a series of removable patches that allow users to mix and match the look of the shoe for a more customized feel.  

  • The Fila Disruptor 2 Patches is fitted with a foam midsole that offers excellent support and in-shoe comfort. 

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Author
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Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sneakerhead turned sneaker industry expert that believes a good outfit begins from the feet up. His aunt currently isn't speaking to him for wearing a pair of kicks at his cousin's wedding. He spends most of his time trying to keep on top of the latest releases, hitting up his contacts and doing what needs to be done to secure his next pickup. Danny has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.

daniel@runrepeat.com