The JOY Edit

  • Sarah Powell talks MUMS: Mother's Day Special

    Sarah Powell talks MUMS: Mother's Day Special
      We <3 Sarah Powell. She's brilliant, she's a much-loved radio and TV presenter, and her fringe gives us all enormous henvy (hair envy). Here she is, guest blogging for JOY for a second time this year, telling us all about why mums are just totally amazing.  *** Sarah with her mum... Read More
  • These Are A Few Of Her Favourite Things: Sarah Powell

    These Are A Few Of Her Favourite Things: Sarah Powell
      We're excited, delighted and pretty darn JOYful to have Sarah Powell, relentlessly witty radio and TV presenter, and her fabulous fringe, guest blogging for us today. Brighten our Monday, Sarah!   *** Hello love! I’m Sarah Powell and I’m a presenter, a fringe owner and part woman, part tea. So because Mondays are... Read More
  • 8 People Who Deserve Your Love This Valentine’s Day (and a spot-on gifting guide)

    8 People Who Deserve Your Love This Valentine’s Day (and a spot-on gifting guide)
      Valentine’s Day: the highlight of February for lovers, the second best thing for pancake-makers, and the epitome of all that’s wrong in the world for others. But love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day 2017 has something for everyone. So if you adore your flatmate, fancy your pizza delivery boy or... Read More
  • COMPETITION! Win a trip for two to India with the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

    COMPETITION! Win a trip for two to India with the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition
      In celebration of the esteemed Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum, we are offering you the chance to win a trip to India for two, courtesy of On The Go Tours, plus a pair of tickets to the breath-taking exhibition itself. 'Nosy Neighbour' by Sam... Read More
  • Kung Hei Fat Choi! A Beginner’s Guide To Chinese New Year

    Kung Hei Fat Choi! A Beginner’s Guide To Chinese New Year
    The Chinese New Year is a momentous occasion and a time to organise feasts, give gifts and celebrate with red envelopes, dragons, fireworks and more. In 2017, Chinese New Year falls on Saturday 28th January, but celebrations last from the second new moon after the winter solstice until the full... Read More
  • We’re sorry! What happens when you take a customer experience, add in some satire and send a mass email

    We’re sorry! What happens when you take a customer experience, add in some satire and send a mass email
    In the run-up to Christmas, one of the most common questions our store staff are asked is, “I’m meeting my boyfriend’s/girlfriend’s parents for the first time and have no idea what to wear. Do you have a suitable outfit?”.   Discussing this within the JOY team, we realised that most of us... Read More
  • COMPETITION! Win Tickets To See The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

    COMPETITION! Win Tickets To See The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
    It's competition time! This time we've got two tickets for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time to give away, PLUS a night at a 4-star London hotel. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards® including ‘Best Play’, the National Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog... Read More
  • BRAND SPOTLIGHT | Cheap Monday

    BRAND SPOTLIGHT | Cheap Monday
    It's here. So you probably want to know what's got us so excited here at JOY? Well, we can finally announce that we are now stocking Cheap Monday for women. Whoop! Did you know? It was 2004 when that little Cheap Monday skull made its first appearance in Stockholm. Noticing a need for cheap, fashion forward... Read More
  • On Trend | Pom Poms

    On Trend | Pom Poms
    A huge hit in 2015, it doesn't look like the pom pom is going anywhere this year either. Popping up on scarves, hats and gloves, it seems the pull of the pom pom ain't budging. As popular with the celebs as they are on the high street, pom poms are... Read More
  • Tasty! Gifts For The Foodies In Your Life

    Tasty! Gifts For The Foodies In Your Life
    Got someone on your Christmas list who's always ordering that extra side of something? Someone who's as passionate about their snacks as they are their spices? Well, that's where we come in. From books to chopping boards, we've put together a list of gifts for the most seasoned of taste... Read More