ARTIFICE began as an accidental blog while living in Paris and has grown into a point of view...(expand)
ARTIFICE began as an accidental blog while living in Paris and has grown into a point of view that is decidedly curious, irreverent and takes a historical viewpoint of the world of art, culture and luxury for a modern age. 'ARTIFICE' at its best is where the world of extraordinary circumstances meet with boho sensibilities find themselves in the same well appointed room. 'With the boundaries blurring between art, culture, technology and media this is a unique time to be a creative in a world where traditional ways of doing things are open to interpretation.'
Pikke Allen is a Writer, Brand Curator and Principal Consultant of her own luxury brand atelier. Her passion for all things French is a tribute to her dad, a devoted francophile and French teacher. Spending many summers in France growing up on the left bank in Paris was a great education. A degree in Dramatic literature from Berkeley and a Masters in Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon completed her formal training. Ms. Allen entered the world of entertainment as a designer, costumer and stylist in Hollywood seeing it all from backstage and behind the curtain. Ms. Allen has been published in VINGT PARIS magazine, a top Paris blog as well as GIRLS GUIDE TO PARIS.
Creative Director/Editor in Chief | ARTIFICE ATELIER
There were many fashion citations that should have been given out for interpretation of the Laws of Punk, which were generally unsuccessful. I await the return of this Gala event to its luxury and artistic roots.
What an interesting concept, to make a Media Pack a more engaging and visual experience to share with an audience of advertisers what their target is like. "Lifestyle" is the 'new black' in the world of luxury marketing so to show how the audience is experiencing products or services in this category, is helpful for brands. I believe in the power of video as the new platform, so this indeed should be a powerful tool for your publication.
Krystal, this is one of the many age old questions about romance that a woman has asked herself since time began. It falls into the same category as "why is the sky blue"? Ask for a set of qualities that are different, such as "intelligence" or "leadership" or "integrity" or "kindness to others" and that elusive "chemistry" instead. You'll be surprised how the field will open up, and you'll find more than you had ever hoped in your love life. Good Luck!
Hayari Couture Gowns placed on the red carpet for Oscar's 2013 by ARTIFICE ATELIER. The Gowns were showcased at LE LOUNGE PRIVEE by BME Entertainment for a Celebrities Showcase. The Perfumes were auctioned for Charity for HALF THE SKY MOVEMENT, 2013.
I love this idea! Walking, my favorite sport, combined with luxury stops along the way! I can only imagine that the food and wine combined into the side trips, would also be a great addition! Sign me up!
Great summary of the collection. I visited the showroom in Paris where I viewed them up close. Though considered by other couturiers to be ready-to-wear, each season unique colorations, structures and elegance prevail. A perfume that is also very successful, makes this luxury brand one of the few that has remained consistent, and, delivers to the clientele.
This Lounge is by far the best one I have seen, so I can truly see why the marriage of chic fashion design and my favorite car...when brought together make something new and fresh in the "Green Room" Luxe lounge category. Bravo!
The designers in this show were students, and can be reached through the communications office. In fact, many you will not have heard of but certainly one should be on the look out for them as they emerge into the mainstream fashion community.
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