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Chargaux Is The Brooklyn Art Collective You Need To Know

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Meet Chargaux, a Brooklyn art collective known for playing classical music and for their minimalist lifestyle.

Jasmin “Charly” Charles and Margaux Whitney met in Boston when Margaux (who plays violin) came across Charly (a master on the viola) playing on a street corner. The two exchanged numbers, and the next day both women played together on that same street corner.

Even though the duo are musically opposite, Charly and Margaux complement each other, mixing together the viola's dark romanticism and the violin's colorful, upbeat vibe. They also had similar musical upbringings. They both started playing at the same age in public school, and both were classically trained. So no matter how far their styles stray from each other, they have a base to hold on to.
Lone Ranger Music Video: Director/Cinematographer/Editor: Chris Anthony Hamilton
Chargaux: Perez Art Museum Miami: 2015: Footage by BJ Formento, DP/ Director
Special thanks to Sofar and Lemonsqueeze

Styling Credits:
Look 1: INTRODUCTIONS
Margaux: Sneaker: Sophia Webster; Dress: Samantha Pleet; Sweater: Chikiminki
Charlie: Dress: Chikiminki; Shoes: Eugenia Kim; Earring: Alexis Bittar

Look 2: COOKING
Personal Clothing

Look 3: FRIEND'S HOUSE
Margaux: Dress: & Other Stories; Top: Sacai; Shoes: Eugenia Kim; Rings: Personal / & Other Stories
Charlie: Jacket: Personal; Dress: Discount Universe; Shoes: Sacai; Necklace: Alexis Bittar; Bracelets: Personal / & Other Stories

Look 4: INTERVIEW
Margaux: Top: & Other Stories; Dress: Franziska Fox; Shoe: Eugenia Kim
Charlie: Top: Franziska Fox; Bottom:
Chikimiki; Shoe: Rodebjer

Look 5: SHOW
Margaux: Dress: Nasty Gal; Knit Dress: Personal; Shoe: Rodebjer
Charlie: Top: Discount Universe; Bottom: Franziska Fox; Shoe: Rodebjer

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Chargaux Music Artists, Fashion Art InspirationReleased on June 8, 2016