Several have been rumors about hiring Gigi Burris as head of millinery at Chanel. But the reality is that the maison is in talks with her for the recruitment as assistant. Gigi Burris is a really talented and promising milliner. She is only 23 years old, graduated from the Parsons school in New York she is the "protegée" of the gorgeous Kate Lanphear. Within two years her name has been around the world. Such as Coco Chanel, also for her, feathers and pearls make their mark.