Video Killed the Radio Star
Styled by: Ryan Holliday-Stevens and Laura Taylor
ISO is a London-based collective, specialising in creating visual work for the music industry. Founded by Art Director Kate Moross, the ISO collective provide artists, events, labels and all manner of individuals with videos, live visuals, print and web campaigns, installations and art direction. Recent work includes art direction for Plan B, Simian Mobile Disco, Nike and Delicatessen.
Ryan joined Aqua in 2005 when he introduced the brands own label and launched wholesale collections for the first time to ASOS.com. His role now as Creative Director has seen collaborations with leading design talent from around the world. Laura is Aqua's Brand Manager and has been working alongside Ryan as Muse and Creative Consultant on all aspects of design and branding for 6 years.
Featured in this video is a exclusive range of jewellery designed by Scott Wilson for Aqua. Wilson's work has been showcased in numerous books, exhibited at London's Victoria and Albert Museum and is sold in a selection of iconoclastic stores around the world including Liberty of London and Darkroom. Inspired by travel, far-flung civilistaions and modernist architecture Wilson's ability to innovate with work that is both desirable and witty has seen him collaborate with some of the most exceptional creative minds of recent years. He has produced catwalk pieces for Peter Pillotto, Matthew Williamson, Emilio de la Morena and Burberry.
Styled by: Kimi O'Neill
Yellow/Red featuring Jed Texas was filmed and directed by Konstantinos Menelaou. His projects draw influence from a wide variety of sources, including horror cinema, fashion and popular media. Menelaou moved from Greece to London in 2001 where he still lives and works. In September 2009 he completed his MA in Fine Art at Central Saint Martin’s College and since then he has been working on his video artworks, short films and fashion projects and has collaborated with innovative fashion designers and artists. His roles as a film-maker and art director are interconnected and they are defined by his practice as a writer, director, editor, curator and producer. Parallel to his own practice and the production and curation of art exhibitions and events, he works with Diane Pernet as the Producer at Large for A Shaded View on Fashion film festival and blog. Recent screenings have taken place at Miami Art Basel, Centre Pompidou, Barbican Art Gallety and the BFI.
The looks featured in Yellow/Red were pulled together by fashion stylist Kimi O'neil, former fashion Editor at Love and Junior Fashion Editor at Pop. Kimi has worked closely with Aqua on several projects and has previously styled Psychocardiogram, Bio-Digital Jazz and Set Out To Sleigh.