Monthly Archives: May 2016

  1. JOY x Me Before You

    If you've been into one of our stores in the last day or so, you may have noticed an awesome new competition launching in conjunction with cult weepie Me Before You. Adapted from the novel by Jojo Moyes, the film is a proper rom- .... we're not sure what the category is really, rom-dram? Rom-cry? Something like that.

    Having worked closely with the lovely Warner Bros team, we were invited to a special preview screening at the Curzon Mayfair. Obviously we couldn't turn it down.


    The above photo - which is, let's be honest, awful - does not capture how much fun this was. That's the star, Emilia Clarke, chatting to Jojo Moyes and director Thea Sharrock. Casual.

    Waiting for us on our seats was a bunch of appropriately-themed goodies, including the world's

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  2. Spring supperclub with Social Pantry

    Here at JOY, we love our food. So it was an extremely happy day when we were introduced to the lovely Alex Head, founder and owner of café and caterer Social Pantry, and invited to join one of her legendary supperclubs.

    Hosted in their bright café space in Battersea, the evening was a six course feast focusing on Alex’s hallmark fresh, seasonal cooking. Upon arrival, we were welcomed in with an iced Sipsmith cocktail – being one of the sunniest days of spring to date, we dashed outside to drink it, as other supperclubbers spilled onto the pavement to soak up the last of the sunshine. Delicious little nibbles of honeyed goats cheese on rye crisps circulated.


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  3. 6 Fierce Met Gala Looks That Aren’t Beyoncé or a Kardashian

    The Met Ball theme this year was ‘Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology’. Here are 6 slightly leftfield looks we loved.


    1. Katy Perry in Prada

    Our girl KP accessorised this future gothic gown with a Tamagotchi. 10/10.


    2. Solange Knowles in David LaPort

    What Easter decorations will look like in 2050.


    3. Grimes in Louis Vuitton

    Alien DIY basketball babe.


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