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The Bow Tie Gent

The gent behind the bow tie goes by Louis, a 27-year old recent Charleston transplant to Birmingham, AL. In a town with only a handful of male bloggers, Louis brings his refined style with a hint of big city living.  The Bow Tie Gentleman is a digital spot to interact, inspire, and influence.... Welcome to the Bow Tie Gentleman!


World Travels at The Burgess Hotel

There’s no doubt that we’re all currently missing being abroad, going on adventures, and discovering new places. That’s why when I heard about the Burgess Hotel, I was ecstatic to find a place to discover and experience worldly travels just a few hours from home. The Burgess Hotel is located in the heart of Atlanta’s Buckhead district. The moment you...

Food Travel

Escape to Chateau Elan

The next stop on our road trip took us a few hours away to a place we constantly sent pictures of back and forth to each other while dreaming of going. Chateau Elan is located outside of Atlanta, GA, and is nestled in between a great winery and golf course. This portion of our trip was really meant to get...


Luxury Meets Nashville at JW Marriott

The next stop on our celebratory road trip kept us right in the Music City. Entering through the lobby, we instantly knew we wanted to move in rather than stay for a few nights at the JW Nashville. Take a look at this lobby – it screams Louis & Grant. The lobby is just a tease to the rest of...


Welcome to the New Virgin Hotels Nashville

You all know we love giving you a closer look into all things new. It had been a while since Grant or I had been to Nashville, so we knew we wanted to spend some time checking out the new spots and visiting some old favorites with plenty of time to enjoy. By just looking at the lobby of the...


A Romantic Getaway – Belmond Charleston Place

We’ve all missed traveling, especially making those unforgettable memories. Grant and I love to celebrate each month of us being together. Usually it’s a little date night action at our favorite restaurant or our favorite food in a unique location. We like celebrating this special day each month a little more to keep the romance alive while showing each other...

Food Travel

A Charleston Picnic with Caviar & Bananas

There’s nothing like a Charleston picnic! Whether you’re enjoying it on the beach, at water front park, the battery or right in your own backyard. We were lucky enough to be in one of Guest House Charleston’s newest compound of luxury homes and steps away from a beautiful picnic location. Charleston porches are a signature of the South. We used...

Food Travel

Garden Party with Hamby Catering

Y’all thought our accommodations were good?! Check out this courtyard right outside of our beautiful Guest House Charleston home. I knew we had to enjoy the beautiful patio in a fun way. Thanks to Hamby Catering, we were able to do just that with delicious food! The beautiful space reminded me of a European courtyard so we knew a well...


A Celebratory Week – Guest House Charleston

Do I even need to say it? We have all missed traveling! It has been way too long since I packed a suitcase to travel somewhere. After some careful planning and checking off a list of precautions, I felt it was only right to make our first trip back to the city I called home before moving to Birmingham, the...