As a brand with inclusivity at its heart, we stand with the Black Lives Matter movement and condemn racism in its entirety. We pride ourselves on bringing joy and positivity to your day, however as a brand we cannot stay silent on this issue. Our content is usually on the light-hearted side of life but however difficult this conversation, we want to engage with this subject and be on the right side of the discussion. We recognise that as a brand, we can do more, learn more and be better – and we do not want to simply be passive. We don’t have all the answers but wanted to share some resources from others that we have found useful while discussing this topic with our colleagues, in the hope that many of our customers might find them useful too.
We sat down (virtually of course) with bestselling author Beth O'Leary, who recently unveiled her second novel The Switch following the success of her first The Flat Share. We find out a little bit more about the inspirations behind the latest novel and where her love for writing came from.
We caught up with new author, Bev Thomas who recently unveiled her debut novel A Good Enough Mother following her well-established career as a clinical psychologist. We host our interview with Bev Thomas and talk about what it's been like making her foray into fiction writing and the themes highlighted in her book. Read on for the interview!
To celebrate the return of our bestselling Lucid Space Print Midi Dress and Nichelle Zodiac Print Tee, we’ve put together a list of our favourite women in space! These most-loved space-inspired styles pay tribute to these pioneering women and their out of this world achievements. Read on to learn more about these inspiring women who paved the way for gals across the world to reach for the stars! All systems go!
We’ll show you how to wear bold and bright coloured dresses (and more!) to lift a grey day - with a bold dress or a pop of colour added to a monochrome outfit with a bright accessory. Bright colours are proven to boost your mood; looking at bold, warm colour releases dopamine, the feel-good hormone. Wearing the shades of the rainbow through bright uplifting clothing impacts both how you feel and how others perceive you, kick-starting a chain reaction of happiness. In this post, we take you through the paint-box in our simple guide to wearing bold colours and bright coloured dresses.
What better way to celebrate VE Day 2020 than with a classic Victoria Sandwich? We’re bringing the street party inside and enjoying some classic 1940s party food. Read on for our classic VE Day Victoria Sandwich recipe.
Tea dresses are back! Shaking off their frumpy reputation to become the go-to dress of the season. But what is a tea dress anyway? We look back on this wardrobe classic through the eras and celebrate this vintage style staple.
Hi Joanie Gals! I’m Laura, a new mum to my 2-month-old daughter, Juno. I have worked in the Fashion Industry for 15 years and am currently enjoying a maternity break. Since I have been breastfeeding my daughter, my clothing choices have been slightly more practical, but it was important for me to retain a sense of my usual style. I hope I can share with you what I have learned so far when it comes to breastfeeding friendly clothes and recommend some of my favourite Joanie pieces.
Here at Joanie, we are long time fans of French girl style - from Breton tops to vintage-denim and classic winged-eyeliner. We look back through the decades at icons of French style and the wardrobe staples it takes to get that timeless and coveted ‘je ne sais quoi’. Say Bonjour to some of our favourite French girl style icons and...