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Hair and make up artist Kelly Peach preps Option model Flora Watling for the camera.
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Stylist Eden Dawn pulled lust-worthy boots from local shop Solestruck.
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The floral concept for the shoot meant some serious flower wrangling.
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We brought in botanical expert Alea Joy from Solabee (left) to help us bring the Garden of Eden theme to life.
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Photographer Brandon Witzel prefers to work with natural lighting so we raced the sun all day to produce a spring spread on winter time.
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Being a style editor isn't always a glamorous job, Eden Dawn gets on the ground to perfect every detail.
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Joy and Dawn prop styling vines into an organically organized shape.
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Fashions included looks from Mario's, Portland Garment Factory, Nordstrom, Reif, and Vintalier among others.
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Tweaking every last detail to get the opening shot.
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We suspended air plants from a structure (usually used for Burning Man).
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Everyone pitches in on set to make the magic happen. See Executive Editor Rachel Ritchie crouched in the background holding the branches just so.
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Photographer Brandon Witzel directs Flora amongst the, well, flora.
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For our fern gully shot we washed and hand dried each leaf before laying them out in a radiating pattern.
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Since Flora is from Holland, we felt the tulip was most appropriate.
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