Magazines & Newspapers
THE BELFAST TELEGRAPH
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RAGGED CULT MAGAZINE
"Macaulay's collection, titled, ‘A Surreal Rome’, looked as if it was pulled straight out of De Quincey’s daydreams. With clothing, Hope threads together a hallucinogenic world in which standard definitions of colour, form, and function are blown out of proportion. In Hope’s reality, no longer are the figures of historical myth and cultural fiction static or merely words on a yellowing library book. She lifts them from the page expressive paintings and collage photographs into a colourful, vibrant world of printed gowns, detailed beadings, and surreally chunky knits. From the interiors of Palazzo Doria Pamphilj to the Picasso Museum, Macaulay transforms these into brilliant skirts, suits, and busy dresses."
Read more at: https://raggedcult.com/2018/07/17/hope-macaulay/
"I love how there are so many possibilities when creating textiles. I’m able to be as creative as possible, push the boundaries and create my own colourful surreal world through my textiles."
GALWAY NOW MAGAZINE
October and November 2018 Issue
THE BELFAST NEWSLETTER
“What makes my graduate collection successful to me is that I was free to be as creative as possible. I was able to express who I am as a designer.”
ROCK N' ROLL BRIDE
“The ‘Roman Goddess’ dress by young designer Hope Macaulay is everything we hope that wedding dresses of the future will be,” Beth explains. “It’s full of colour, incredible design, beautiful embroidery and personal romantic touches – such as some of the most stunning landmarks Italy has to offer.”