(FILA North America) - FILA's Disruptor 2 was named the 2018 "Shoe of the Year" by Footwear News, as part of the annual "Footwear News Achievement Awards." Each year, Footwear News recognizes the industry’s most outstanding designers, brands, companies and industry legends at its annual awards.
The Disruptor 2 is one of FILA's most sought out silhouettes and has been in high-demand across the globe. This low-top design was originally released in 1996. The updated model features authentic details with a modern twist, including premium suede and leather designs, as well as metallic and pastel colorway options that debuted this year. The Disruptor is well-known for its signature, sawtooth rubber outsole and a molded EVA sockliner, with branded detailing throughout.
The Disruptor 2 has generated buzz from top media outlets, garnering high-praise from press, fashion week attendees, street style stars and celebrities alike.
NBA Hall of Famer Grant Hill presented the "Shoe of the Year" award to Jon Epstein, President of FILA North America, at the FNAA event held at the IAC Headquarters on December 4, 2018.