About: Pikke Allen

ARTIFICE aka Pikke Allen is a designer, costumer and fashion blogger working in Los Angeles, Paris, and New York.  As a multi-media designer and stylist her work crosses all media platforms from pop culture to science; her credits range from Ballet, Commercials, Feature Film, Television series, Off-broadway theatre, the Red Carpet.  Her visual work in styling, costumes and commentary emerge from various design sources and research as well as her yearly travel to Paris, France where she reports on the Paris collections each year.  She writes and publishes various online magazines including: ARTIFICE-Magazine (Brands)  Just Luxe.com (Luxury Lifestyle) Verte-Magazine (greenluxury) TheParisAdventuress. com (about her travels in Paris) Kaleidoskope Magazine, on travel. 

Digital Content Creation 

ARTIFICE ATELIER AGENCY began in Paris in 2010 to embrace digital, social and cultural branding.  Ms. Allen consults with French and American boutique luxury brands for Creative Direction and Branding strategy for both Digital and traditional media.  Artifice Atelier merged with Kaleidoskope Media, LLC.  This online travel media concern curates travel experiences and creates hospitality social media and content for luxury clients such as Tablet Hotels, and Small Luxury Hotels of the World.  She also works with the luxury beverage industry in French Champagne,  POL COURONNE recently introduced in the US markets. 

Ms. Allen’s Movie, film, television and theatrical career in design and creation are a compliment to her work in Luxury Brands + Brand Stories. 

Get in Touch for Artistic,  Theatrical, Multi-Media or Agency Branding projects: hello@pikkeallencreative.com

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Costume Designer, Stylist,  Design Consultant, Film, Television, Commercials, Live Theater, Dance Theater, Red Carpet Stylist

Oscars’ 2015 Vanity Fair Party, Melanie Mar for Hayari Paris

Oscars’ 2014:  Vanity Fair, Melanie Mar for HAYARI Paris

Oscars’ 2013:  Red Carpet Placements for HAYARI Paris

Oscars’ 2012:  Red Carpet Placement for Hayari Paris Couture, Oscar’s “The Descendents” winner of Best Screenplay – Dress by Hayari Couture. Stylist, Pikke Allen

The Tony Danza Show (Pilot and Series) Tri Star Television ( Key Supervisor) 24 Episodes Jacqueline St. Anne, Costume Designer

Revlon Cancer Center: 2005 Benefit of Stars (Key Supervisor)  Broadway Stars Dress by Sue Wong, Pikke Allen, Supervisor

Hudson Street (Series) Tri Star Television (Key Supervisor)  24 episodes –  Jaqueline St. Ann, Designer, Pikke Allen, Supervisor

Sister, Sister (Series) (Supervisor) Paramount Television,  1998. 12 Episodes

Additional Television: MCI/Tony Danza/National Commercial (Costume Designer)”Wedding Guy”
Tango (film) PBS Mystery Series ( Costume Designer)* special project
Dream On (series) HBO Productions (Assistant Designer)  Mark Bridges, Designer
Conversations (Film Short)  (Sony Pictures) (Assistant Designer) James Earl Jones
PYTKA Project (National Commercial) (Assistant Designer)
Motherly Love (Mow) (Assistant Designer) ABC Television
Suspicion of Innocence (MOW) (Assistant Designer) ABC Television
My Talk Show (Pilot)  (Imagine Television)  Stylist for Pilot
What a Dummy (Pilot) Universal Television Costume Supervisor
“Straight Talk on Menopause” PBS National Special (for Mrs. Gil Cates)
Las Vegas Tour/Tony Danza (Costume Supervisor) Desert Inn Crystal Room

C o s t u m e Illustrator
NBC “Passions”  (series) (Costume Illustrator) 2001-2/ Designer:  Jane Janiger, Designer.  

C o s t u m e r – Set Costumer
Las Vegas (series) Costumer – On Call 2004 Season
King of Queens (series) Part-time costumer/Tristar
Tie that Binds (feature) (costume Key) Interscope/Hollywood Pictures
All for Love (feature) (Costume Key) Alive Home Video
Adventures of Superman (Costumer/Set/Principal Talent) WB Television
The Secret Service Guy (Pilot) (Set) Fox Television
Phenom (series)(Set/shopper) Tri Star Television
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (Series) Set Costumer, Jane Seymour
Perfect Crimes (MOW) CBS/Productions (cutter/fitter) James Farino

Costume Specialties/Painter/Dyer/Crafts/Textiles/Age
American Dreams/special project/episode I (series) “School Uniforms”
The Wiz – Tokyo Show – Costume Painting for Flying Monkeys Troop
Blankman (feature) Costume Dyer/Painter Sony Pictures
Day of the Dead (sequel) (Feature) Laurel Pictures
Demolition Man (feature) (Specialty Textile Painter/Shoes/Crafts) Warner Brothers
Passions/(daytime soap) Specialty Costume Crafts-costume shop assistant

Legitimate Theater, Costume design, Make Up and Hair Design

Williamstown Theater Festival (Costume Supervisor)  Summer Season 2008
American Ballet Theater (Assistant Draper/Workroom) (Various)(New York)
Mark Taper Forum (Assistant Designer) Season 1987
Joffrey Ballet (Assistant Draper) Workroom “Romeo and Juliet”
Broadway Shows:  “Cats”, “Song & Dance”, Ass’t.Draper (New York)
Off Broadway Production  “Jolsen”  produced by Long Island University (New York)
Williamstown Theatre Festival: Intern during Graduate School. (Design Intern)

Faculty Positions – Staff and Guest Designer:

Multi-Media Film:  Opened at  UCSB NANOTECH center, “A multi-plot audience generated Film” 2006 PHD Project – Advisor for students in Production, and filming.

Westmont College (2007-8)  UC Santa Barbara (2007)  Santa Barbara City College (2008)

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising*, Los Angeles, CA  (2006) (2007) Guest Faculty “Film and Fashion Design” (*designed two courses for this discipline) for fashion undergraduates. 

Press Mentions:   HGTV launch FINE LIVING, 2001,  Closet Re-Organization Spots.   Los Angeles Times, “Wanted,  A look for California’s Governor”, Los Angeles TImes, (2003)  “It Takes a Village” (2003). Today’s Executive, Chicago  “Featured Style Editor” for local Business.  AP WIRE SERVICES,  “Personal Shopping” in the US today. 

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Self Portrait of Marie Antoinette’s portraitist – Marie Vigee Le Brun

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