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Mia and Margot

NYC DJ/Violin Duo “The Dolls” To Commemorate Artpace’s 21st Anniversary As Part Of “The Happening” Gala

Fashion is a complicated beast. Clothes are supposed to look natural and easeful, from the most elaborate Marie Antoinette cocktail gown to our ratty, dressed-down, ripped-up jeans. Otherwise, we run the risk of our clothes wearing us, instead of the other way around. Clothing should appear light, organic, fitting us like a second skin. This natural ease often requires insanely elaborate engineering behind the scenes, to achieve this effortless grace. This balance of spontaneity and careful planning perfectly describes NYC duo The Dolls, featuring the beat manipulations of DJ Mia Moretti and classical violinist Margot. Speaking to the balance between spontaneity and discipline, The Dolls told the website Into The Gloss: “I think there’s a really nice balance of discipline and spontaneity. And between the two, I think, grows something very free.” The Dolls draw a direct comparison between their music, style, and fashion. “I think beauty, for us, just feels secondary—but not in a negative way. I think that it comes with the territory. We don’t get on stage without thinking about our outfit first just …