The Story Of The Fila Disruptor II, The Internet’s Most Divisive Shoe

by MR Magazine Staff

The Fila Disruptor II is a divisive shoe. You know it, even if the name doesn’t ring any bells: those chunky trainers with the zig-zag platform sole and F logo on the tongue, which look kind of like Britney’s Skechers had a baby with a pair of Baby Spice’s Buffalos. Love them or hate them (there is no middle ground when it comes to the Disruptors) they have proved impossible to ignore over the last 18 months. This is for two reasons. One, because they’ve been worn by approximately every teenage girl in Britain, as well as some of their boyfriends. And two, because they’ve replaced the Nike Roshe Runs as the world’s most-memed shoe – most of which revolve around the fact they make your feet look enormous and are considered incredibly bad taste by anyone who thinks they know better. Read more at Dazed.