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The Genius of Gigi Burris

GigiB_NY012713_-126469-copyGigi Burris makes the kind of hats and headpieces that will turn even the most shy among us into hat devotees.  Made by hand in her Lower East Side studio, we had the opportunity to spend the day with Gigi, discovering the inspiration behind the extraordinary hats she creates and the secrets on how to wear them (scroll down to check the episode of A STYLISH LIFE we produced about Gigi).

Gigi’s hats have fast become the go-to hats of fashion editors around the world with Vogue Italia naming her an American designer to watch.  Fans of her exceptional creations include Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Angelina Jolie.  As the film below shows, Gigi is truly passionate about the art of millinery, a craft that she not only cares deeply about but also has an exceptional talent for.  Her ability to create a hat for any occasion and make it look effortless and modern is a true inspiration.

Gigi Burris hats available to buy at Kirna Zabete. 477 Broome Street, New York. NY. Tel: 212 941 9656 and online at Moda Operandi

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