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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Natalie Chanin

City of Florence Walk of Honor

 
 
Natalie Chanin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 4, 2016
1. Natalie Chanin Marker
Inscription. Beginning in the year 2000, the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum in New York and the National Textile Museum in Washington, among others have honored the fabric and clothing designs of internationally known Natalie Chanin.
 
Erected 2014 by City of Florence.
 
Location. 34° 48.408′ N, 87° 37.875′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Hightower Place. Touch for map. Behind Marriott Shoals in Heritage Park Walk of Honor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Hightower Place, Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michael "Nick" Nichols (here, next to this marker); General Arthur E. Brown, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff (here, next to this marker); Rear Admiral Fran McKee (here, next to this marker); General John Coffee (a few steps from this marker); James Jackson (a few steps from this marker); Kelton D. (Kelso) Herston (a few steps from this marker); Lynn Middleton Sibley (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Creative Bug. Natalie Chanin is the founder and creative director of Alabama Chanin. Her work has been featured in Vogue, Time, the New York Times, and Town & Country, as well as CBS news. She is the author of Alabama Stitch Book (STC Craft, 2007), Alabama Studio Style (STC Craft, 2007), and Alabama Studio Sewing + Design (STC Craft, 2012). Natalie is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, and her work was selected for the 2010 Global Triennial exhibition, “Why Design Now?” by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. She works from her hometown of Florence, Alabama, as an entrepreneur, designer, writer, collector of stories, filmmaker, mother, gardener, and cook. (Submitted on November 5, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Fashion Model Design. Natalie’s work in the fashion industry began in the year 1988 in the New York City fashion district working in the Junior Sportswear industry. From New York, Natalie moved to Europe in 1990 where she worked for ten years as a stylist and costume designer for film and photography. (Submitted on November 5, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 64 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 5, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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