The rich and abundant rain forests and rivers on Vancouver Island are the backdrops for this spring fashion editorial photographed by Helena Lines.

The rich and abundant rain forests and rivers on Vancouver Island are the backdrop to this fashion editorial.

Less than 10% of the world’s land surface is rainforest, yet rainforests are responsible for nearly one-third of the world’s oxygen production.

Almost 25% of the world’s temperate rainforests are in British Columbia. These immense tracts of BC’s coastal areas and islands with their distinct eco-systems are an abundant habitat for thousands of species of wildlife, flora, and fauna among old-growth giant trees approaching 2000 years old.

Designed by Gundula Couture, this asymmetrical black and white strapless mini dress is made of Rosalind satin and features a strong sweetheart neckline with hand applied delicate black flowers and a black sparkle sequin design down the center front. The dress is finished with a dreamy black tulle skirt with flowers spilling down the front left of the skirt and trailing down the center back.

This dress is made of winter white Rosalind satin and lined in a soft Tahari stretch satin. The strapless dress has hundreds of Swarovski crystals embellishing it and its removable overskirt. The Rosalind satin and snow white tulle skirt has a sharp triangular shape in the front and ties in the center back with a big luscious asymmetrical bow. Its train is over 4 meters long and embellished with soft white flower petals. Designed by Gundula Couture

This 1960’s inspired, exquisite three-piece ensemble is fully lined Rosalind satin mini dress that features a bodice with fine boning and a voluminous pleated skirt with pockets. The dress features a stunning, detachable geometric bow and ribbon like train. Designed by Gundula Couture

This dreamy black tulle veil features silk flowers spilling down the side.

Designer Gundula Couture Website: GundulaCouture.com
Photography by Helena Lines @helenalines
Model Aspen
Makeup Artist Ashly Beggs
Hair Kevin Dieleman