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    Low Top

    Extremely popular sneakers because of their price range, versatility when it comes to style, and freedom of movement. Almost everyone is guaranteed to have low-top sneakers in their shoe rotation.

    Mid Top

    Mid-top sneakers extend toward the ankle for a little more support and hold. These lie somewhere in the middle between low-top and high-top sneakers in terms of usage and popularity.

    High Top

    Sneakers with collars that go above the ankles for optimal hold and support are some of the most sought-after models in lifestyle shoes. Most of these shoes take their roots from basketball and have easily or fashionably crossed to mainstream wear.

    Good to know

    Regardless of cut, it's always good to start with sneakers that can be worn for the daily grind, also called as "beaters" by some, as these are usually cheaper, easy to clean, and still gives that lifestyle "edge" before going for those wallet-thinning models.

  • Inspired from

    Sports

    Sneakers dominantly take their heritage from running, basketball, skate, tennis, training, hiking, and football. Still retaining a few of their performance-based technologies, these sneakers have transcended their respective niches and have successfully and popularly transformed themselves as staples of fashion footwear.

    Casual

    Sneakers designed for a laidback, "cool" vibe that is built for lifestyle wear right from the get-go.

    Good to know

    Brands are now blending elements of performance and casual appeal in basically every sneaker. One can hardly go wrong with a sports-inspired sneaker or a simple casual shoe.

  • Collection

    Good to know

    Shoes sharing the same inspiration, history, materials, or technologies are routinely assembled under one compilation for the convenience of those who may wish to categorize or label their own collection as such. The classic collections like the Adidas Originals, Air Max 1, Air Force 1, new balance classic sneakers, and the Classic Leather head the pack of frequently asked about collections.

  • Price
    $65
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The Fila Disruptor 2 Premium runs half a size small so, it is best to size up when getting a pair. This sneaker is offered in unisex sizing with sizes 5 to 11 for women and 6.5 to 13 for men. The leather upper may also provide a bit of stretch after the break-in period.

Wearing sneakers from the Fila Disruptor collection gives a more edgy look out of a simple, everyday outfit. The premium version of the Disruptor 2, like other Disruptor sneakers, can be worn with a wide variety of traditional streetwear as well as feminine dresses.

Men can pair this sporty kick with jogger pants or washed out denim jeans. Women can also create a fashionable look by wearing this shoe with boyfriend jeans, cargo shorts, culottes, or even the trusty little black dress.

The most striking feature of the Fila Disruptor 2 Premium is its super thick rubber outsole that comes with unique flex grooves. Its midsole is made of durable yet lightweight EVA material for excellent cushioning.

This dad shoe is crafted with a leather upper with branded details on the sides. The navy/red/white Fila logo is seen on the OG model, while a triple-white version is also available for those who prefer an all-white kick.

A unique, 3D eyebrow detailing is found on the lateral side of this shoe. Thanks to the stitched outline on the medial side, the Fila Disruptor 2 Premium provides a considerable amount of breathability despite its bulky appearance.

Unknown to many, the Fila Disruptor was born in 1996 as a lifestyle sneaker. But it was not until 2 decades later that the shoe reached its peak popularity, thanks to the current dad shoe trend. Fashionistas and sneaker enthusiasts have caught up with the craze, and the Fila Disruptor 2 Premium was one of the sneakers that got their attention.

The authenticity of the Fila Disruptor 2 Premium is responsible for its successful comeback. The silhouette remains similar to the original release but comes with a modern twist. Compared to other dad shoes in the market, this sneaker is relatively considered a minimalist.

This sneaker has been seen on the feet of several celebrities, including Dakota Fanning, and Ne-Yo. It comes in a number of attractive colorways to cater to a wide range of dad shoe enthusiasts.

  • The Fila Disruptor 2 Premium insole is both removable and washable.
  • Other colorways include pink, yellow and red.

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