The JOY Edit

  • Social Pantry Takeover: Alex's top tips to host the perfect dinner party

    Social Pantry Takeover: Alex's top tips to host the perfect dinner party
    This week we've passed our Instagram and blog over to Alex Head, founder and head chef at Social Pantry - one of our fave cafe/supper club/catering outfits out there right now - to impart her worldly wisdom on how to throw the ultimate dinner party (she certainly knows a thing... Read More
  • Meet the maker: Infruition's Nitesh Sharoff

    Meet the maker: Infruition's Nitesh Sharoff
    If you haven't come across Infruition, you've been seriously missing out. We're just a little bit obsessed with these fruit infusing water bottles - with a range of colours to choose from and a whole website full of seriously delicious detoxing recipes to inspire you, who knew staying hydrated could... Read More
  • Your Glastonbury survival kit

    Your Glastonbury survival kit
    Going to Glastonbury? Us too! Yay! (If we're honest, that's a slightly apprehensive yay. That mud looks aggressive.) Whether you're a seasoned Worthy Farm reveler or a Pyramid Stage newb, your most important consideration is making sure the experience is as drama-free (read: dry) as possible. This year, that could be... Read More
  • Meet the designer: Wolf & Moon

    Meet the designer: Wolf & Moon
    We're super excited to be stocking a range of delicate handmade pieces by East London-based jewellery brand Wolf & Moon. We caught up with Hannah Davis, the super talented designer behind the label, to talk about her work and the creative process....   Q. What made you choose the name Wolf &... Read More
  • Recipe: The Queen's Birthday Gin Cake

    Recipe: The Queen's Birthday Gin Cake
    Did you know that as of 5.30pm on 9 September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II officially became the UK's longest-reigning monarch? Pretty impressive going for a woman who just turned 90! In honour of her upcoming official 90th birthday celebration next Saturday 11 June, the lovely Alex Head of Social Pantry has... Read More
  • JOY x Me Before You

    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... Read More
  • Spring supperclub with Social Pantry

    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... Read More
  • 6 Fierce Met Gala Looks That Aren’t Beyoncé or a Kardashian

    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... Read More
  • 5 Ways To Make The Most Of The Bank Holiday

    5 Ways To Make The Most Of The Bank Holiday
    1. Treat yourself to a payday splurge You’ve just been paid and have not just two, but three whole days to go nuts and run your bank balance into the ground. If you can’t face the crowds, cruise through the JOY store online from the comfort of your couch and take... Read More
  • Urban Jungle

    Urban Jungle
    Going to see the Jungle Book this weekend? We are – and we don’t even have the excuse of excitable children to take with us. It just looks that good. In honour of one of our favourite ever childhood movies getting a high tech remake, we’ve picked out our most... Read More