Morgan, Part VI

morgan_bdsoctPhotographed in Athens, GA

Raised in:
New York, New York

Lives in:
Athens, Georgia

Favorite bar in Athens right now:
Seabear. Ryan is a master of his craft behind the bar.

Now would ya look at that:

Candice, Part V

candice_bdsoct-2Photographed in Athens, GA

Raised in:
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Lives in:
Athens, Georgia

Next Southern adventure:
Celebrating my gorgeous sister’s wedding at the Biltmore at the end of November and trying to stay classy and sober enough to give a MOH speech.

Now would ya look at that:

Bobby Eldridge

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Meet Bobby Eldridge, head bartender at Chef Hugh Acheson’s Empire State South, and winner of the 2014 Taste of Atlanta Barcraft Competition. You can find the recipe for his winning cocktail, the Bali Hai, on Southern Living’s The Daily South. Two words – rum, Fernet. Cheers!

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Christian Gideon

ChristianPhotographed in Savannah, GA

Raised in:
The Ozarks Region of Missouri

Lives in:
Springfield, Missouri

Favorite thing about traveling through the Southeast:
The area I grew up in isn’t necessarily considered the South but I’ve always seen it as the the gateway to it. We are a bit lazy with our vowels and “y’alls” are commonplace. I’m also a huge history buff – my ancestors came from Ireland in the 1760’s and landed in North Carolina and homesteaded in Tennessee before coming to southern Missouri in the 1860’s. I’ve always had a bit of family identity tied into the Southeast. Seeing those places I’ve read about in family history books only strengthened that identity.

Now would ya look at that:
Meet Christian Gideon, an amazing photographer with a damn good heart.

Will + Salemtown Board Co.

WillPhotographed in Nashville, TN by Jamie Clayton
Mamiya 645, Portra 400

Raised in:
Melbourne, Florida

Lives in:
Nashville, Tennessee

Tell everyone about Salemtown Board Co:
Salemtown Board Co. started as an attempt to engage the young men of our neighborhood. After moving to Nashville I founded the company with a friend of mine who is a gifted artist, I grew up skating and surfing and had a background in woodworking so it was a natural fit. Today the company is run by myself and my younger brother. We have hired a few young guys from the community and are working with them through the college application process.

While we grew up in a beach town today we draw our inspiration from the forests and mountains of Tennessee. We are striving to create a brand that is authentically Nashville and make boards that exist as a part of everyone’s favorite weekend adventures.

When you started it:
We cut our first boards in October 2012 and launched a website on Thanksgiving of that year.

The mission:
Our goal is to create as many jobs as possible for people who need them while making skateboards that people love to ride.

Current favorite board:
I am a sucker for our pintail. It’s a classic shape and rides like a surfboard.

Now would ya look at that:
Meet Will Anderson, owner of Salemtown Board Co.

Erica

EricaPhotographed in Nashville, TN by Jamie Clayton
Mamiya 645, Portra 400

Raised in:
Harvest, Alabama

Lives in:
Nashville, Tennessee

Favorite bar in Nashville:
The rotating cocktails at Holland House are always on point; however for dancing and a wide selection of regional beer on tap ACME is a new favorite.

Now would ya look at that:

  • Banana Republic blouse.
  • Necklace is family heirloom, a gift from her Great-Grandmother.
  • Elevenses by Anthropologie tapered trousers.
  • Rose gold with ruby engagement ring from Will Anderson.
  • Laser-cut oxfords found at Marshall’s.
  • Salemtown Board cruiser.

Picket

Caroline_FrontPorchPhotographed in Charlotte, TN by Jamie Clayton

Raised in:
Spring, Texas

Lives in:
Jasper, Georgia

Inspiration for soon-to-be Fall looks:
This photo of myself from 1996 that I found the other day mixed with this look from J.Crew. It’s going to be another denim on denim Fall for this girl.

Now would ya look at that:
Jamie snapped this of me at Front Porch Farms during Ben and Rachel’s wedding.