Arthur Kar on His Salomon Collab, Virgil’s Nikes, and Paris SB Dunks | The Complex Sneakers Podcast

March 19, 2023

The Complex Sneakers Podcast is co-hosted by Joe La Puma, Brendan Dunne, and Matt Welty. This week, the cohosts are joined by Arthur Kar, the man behind the auto brand L’Art de L’automobile. In addition to supplying rare cars to artists and entertainers, Kar has collaborated with sneaker brands like Vans and Salomon via his streetwear brand. A super connected individual, Kar talks about his time with Virgil Abloh, projects like the “Bred” Off-White x Air Jordan 4 and Louis Vuitton x Nike Air Force 1, buying loads of Mars Yards, shooting a video with Pop Smoke and Quavo in Paris, and more. Also, Joe gives Welty a very special gift and Brendan talks about badminton.

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00:00 – 05:00 – Intro, Welcome back Dave!, The Weeknd on the Weekend.
05:00 – 10:00 – All Conditions Gear, The Guys weekend outings,
10:00 – 15:00 – JLP Brings gifts, Ebay sneaker give away of the week,
15:00 – 20:00 – The best sneaker Ad/campaigns?
20:00 – 25:00 – Guest intro, The best driving shoe? Whats on feet?
25:00 – 30:00 – L’art de L’automobile x Salomon Collab
30:00 – 35:00 – Company growth, other L’art de L’automobile Collabs, Leaking a shoe
35:00 – 40:00 – Expressing yourself through design, Wearing your shoes
40:00 – 45:00 – Seeing art in everyday items
45:00 – 50:00 – The Paris Nike Sb Dunk release, Sneaker regrets?
50:00 – 55:00 – Wearing not as hype shoes
55:00 – 1:00:00 – The difference between Paris and New York sneaker culture
1:00:00- 1:05:00 – Being inspired by more than just shoes
1:05:00 – 1:10:00 – Sneaker Collab shoes that are inspiring, Best LV AF1?
1:10:00 – 1:15:00 – Being inspired by fake sneakers, Working with Travis Scott
1:15:00 – 1:21:35 – Arthur Making artists music videos come to life, Outro

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