Adventures in Southern Hospitality from Photographer Adair Rutledge

Lifestyle photographer Adair Rutledge loves exploring how deeply rooted traditions play out in contemporary, modern-day America. She doesn't disappoint with her most recent photo story featuring Mobile, Alabama's nearly 100-year old Court of Azalea Trail Maids. For a dose of true southern hospitality, and to learn more about this fascinating cultural phenomenon, click here. Visit to see Adair's commercial and editorial work.