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You Can Make It There: Alabama Chanin and the Muscle Shoals Makers

Artists in the Quad Cities of Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Florence — all along the Tennessee River — suppose it’s something in the water that spins a musical thread through their flourishing creative communities. A bit of this magic rubbed off on designer Natalie Chanin, a native of Florence who got a huge boost in her career when she was nominated for the Council of Fashion Designers of America / Vogue Fashion Fund in 2009 after creating a clothing collection influenced by the strong, feminine styles of Alabama-native country singers Emmylou Harris and Allison Moorer …


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