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Spring + Romance = Vonica Tuesday April 19, 2011

We’ve had lots of fun over here at Chic Knits with something we’ve always called the Concrete Runway

Throughout our day, we spend lots and lots of time going to and fro and most of that is on foot, on the sidewalk! That’s where we wear it, see it and get inspired by all the fashionistas (or not) out and about in Chicagoland. Our models are all our neighbors; the homegrown…

So, while we were on the Vonica shoot, we got a bee in our bonnet and decided to make a little video. There were some Sk8er Bois in our background who were making a video so we thought it be fun if they were in ours because we were in theirs!

Now, the only vidcam we had on our person was our little point and shoot cam but hey! Next time I’ll use my iPhone! (Forgot all about THAT).

Before we knew it, we had a few fun clips that show some style in action — here’s a little rough cut…

This time out, we were on upper Randolph Street, in one of my favorite off-the-beaten-path locations: a garden near Millenium Park (where lots of visitors go) but east and up the hill (YES! a hill) towards the Lake. It actually is a man-made berm; when they built the street they filled in the one side they built a large wrought-iron gazebo fronted by some high high doric(!?) columns. It is stunning…


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2 responses to “Spring + Romance = Vonica Tuesday April 19, 2011”

  1. Sharon says:

    Vonica is so pretty. I’m curious about the yarn you used — I like the look of the texture.

  2. Bonne Marie says:

    Thanks so much! The yarn is Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in #47 Greige.

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